This gentleman is in his 30s and had received steroid injections to treat his shoulder pain
On initial assessment it was clear there was pain and weakness and MRI scan showed a large rotator cuff tear with AC joint arthritis
Underwent double row all arthroscopic repair with decompression and AC joint excision
Repair was stable and proceeded with enhanced recovery under the expert guidance of Simon Jones at www.physix.co.uk
At 2 months after surgery cuff and shoulder muscles weak, but by 6 months had regained excellent strength and function
Well motivated patient who followed rehabilitation as directed and physio and surgeon working together to achieve desired result for patient.