Prospective randomized study of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using an early versus delayed postoperative physical therapy protocol

Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 05/08/2012

Patients in the early group and delayed group both demonstrated very similar outcomes and range of motion at 1 year. There was a slightly higher rotator cuff healing rate in the delayed passive range of motion group compared with the early passive range of motion group.

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