29 July 2011

Rotator Cuff Issue

Learned today that I won't be having rotator cuff surgery. No tears, no calcification - just overuse tendinitis or possibly inpingement tendinitis. Good thing, since it's my right shoulder and I'm predominantly right-handed.

Physical therapy for 6-8 weeks and I'll be as good as new...

It's been bothering me for a while but I realized I had to get it checked out when I discovered that using a handsaw and sanding a piece of wood was really painful. And getting comfortable enough to sleep was getting hard to do.

I should have asked for a copy of my x-rays.

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