The Natural History of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears in Randomized Controlled Trials: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Chetan Khatri, Imran Ahmed, Helen Parsons, Nicholas A. Smith, Thomas M. Lawrence, Chetan S. Modi, Stephen J. Drew,…

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Do you have a rotator cuff tear?
Is it bothering you, getting worse or are you disabled by it?
Were you told to restrict you’re activity or that you needed surgery if you wanted to “fix” it?
❇️ Rate of improvement is = for operative vs non operative treatment
❇️ It takes a long time to improve & not recover fully even with surgery

#Excessive_Imaging_for_Musculoskeletal_Problems
#Management_of_Tendonopathy_and_Overuse_Injuries
#Overutilization_of_Surgery
#Shoulder_and_Arm
https://journals.sagepub.com/d…/abs/10.1177/0363546518780694

The Natural History of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears in Randomized Controlled Trials: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Chetan Khatri, Imran Ahmed, Helen Parsons, Nicholas A. Smith, Thomas M. Lawrence, Chetan S. Modi, Stephen J. Drew,…

Background: Rotator cuff tears are the most common tendon injury in the adult population, resulting in substantial morbidity. The optimum management for these p…

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