You've got a torn rotator cuff. . . what are your options? Can you naturally heal a torn rotator cuff without surgery? Or maybe you've already had surgery and you need an exercise program that will help you rehabilitate your shoulder. The following physical therapy exercises for torn rotator cuff will get you on the road to recovery naturally.
Can my torn rotator cuff heal naturally?
Yes, a torn rotator cuff can be healed without surgery or other intrusive methods but you must be diagnosed by a medical professional. Ignoring the problem or simply attempting random exercises you read about will only make the injury worse.
Rest is one way to help the healing process. This may sound obvious, but resting includes ways of supporting your arm during everyday activities. The injured arm should be supported by a cushion or small pillow while driving, sitting at the computer or tv, while sleeping etc. Gravity pulls on the unsupported arm causing more pain and strain.
Physical therapy is another way of healing the rotator cuff. The following website has some very good examples of some of these exercises (including pictures and descriptions) http://familydoctor.org/handouts/265.html
The most important thing to do is NOT ignore the problem, hoping it will go away on it's own. It won't (I know, I've been there myself. ) It's crucial that you follow the advice of an expert on rotator cuff rehabilitation. They will show you exactly what physical therapy exercises for torn rotator cuff you should follow and what order to do these in.
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