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PPS Rotator Cuff damage
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I am a daughter of an incredible woman who had polio when she was 16.  Polio effected her legs.  During the 61 years since Mom has worn out her shoulders due to over-use and compensation for her…Continue

Tags: Damage, Cuff, Rotator, PPS

Started this discussion. Last reply by ritchie norman Apr 15, 2013.

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ritchie norman replied to Debra Green's discussion PPS Rotator Cuff damage
"I was told the same thing, ok the only thing I will say is I got a doctor that was willing to go all the way and I mean I left  it up to him with me not telling him about me I let him come up with his plain,ok now. I was lucky that I came to…"
Apr 15, 2013
Dan Hicks replied to Debra Green's discussion PPS Rotator Cuff damage
"Yeah, I've always used the armrests in my car, even before I tore up my shoulder.  The armrests take the weight off the shoulders and can make them much less painful, and maybe even allow them to heal a little."
Mar 9, 2013
JAMES E DAVIS JR replied to Debra Green's discussion PPS Rotator Cuff damage
"Hello Debra, I am 57 yrs old and was stricken with polio at the age of 3yrs 10 months severly affecting both legs from the waist down. A couple of years ago I complained about pain in my right shoulder to my orthopedic doctor. At the…"
Mar 9, 2013
Thomas Maske replied to Debra Green's discussion PPS Rotator Cuff damage
"I also had polio at age 16 but mine left me to wheelchair usage right from the beginning thereby saving my shoulder and arms. Today am almost to the point of using a lift as not due to pain but to weakness that has really  been evident in the…"
Mar 7, 2013
Dan Hicks replied to Debra Green's discussion PPS Rotator Cuff damage
"I was offered shoulder joint replacement surgery when I ruptured two rotator cuff tendons.  I'm told that with the ruptured tendons (that cannot be repaired) eventually I will need the surgery, due to on-going joint trauma, but the…"
Mar 5, 2013
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PPS Rotator Cuff damage

I am a daughter of an incredible woman who had polio when she was 16.  Polio effected her legs.  During the 61 years since Mom has worn out her shoulders due to over-use and compensation for her weakened legs.  Her shoulders are so damaged that surgeons have told us surgery is not possible to repair her rotator cuffs.  The suggestion is to manage the pain with medications.  We cannot accept this.  I am looking for any other avenue to give my mother relief from the pain of blood and fluid build…See More
Mar 4, 2013
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