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Torn rotator cuff

Jan2010-07-05 00:59:58 +0000 #1

Two weeks ago I fell on my outstretched right arm and recieved a complete tear of the rotator cuff, specifically the supraspinatus tendon torn at the anterior terminus. I am in a sling and cannot raise my arm from the shoulder in any direction. The orthopedic surgeon says there is a 50/50 chance that it could heal without surgery, so I am at this point staying in the sling some and also take the arm out and move it around sometimes also. Other than a shot of cortisone I have recieved no other treatment. I am doing what one armed yoga that I can and also manipulate the hurt arm with the good arm, but not to a point of pain. Is there anything that I specifically should not do with the arm? Anything that I could do to help facillitate healing process? Also, when will you return to Yogaville, as I could come for an appointment with you there.

Many thanks for any help you have to offer!

Questioner2010-07-05 01:05:59 +0000 #2
contact me at for appts. In general i would do all my joint freeing series but not do shoulder abduction motions shown in page 147 #13. That is the specific motion of the supraspinatus. massage especially with BF & S ointment is of great benefit. This can be bought from wholesale at Emerson Ecologics 800-654-4432 if you have resale license. If not i can bring to Yogaville for you or you can buy direct by mail for $25 to me. I owned a massage school in Sacramento in early 80s and found this to be a wonder linament formula. in 25 years of use i have found nothing better. Definitely combination of glucosamine and chondrotin plus vitamin A & E are helpful supplements but this linament is best. I can show you self massage or do to you with a friend observing who can help you. Other forms of energetic healing can be done in person. namaste mukunda



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