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Choosing the best doctor for a Superior Capsule Reconstruction in New York and Brooklyn

Superior Capsule Reconstruction

Choosing the best doctor for a Superior Capsule Reconstruction (SCR) in New York and Brooklyn is an important decision. Often times doctors suggest an SCR procedure when there is a highly difficult rotator cuff tear to repair. Dr. Cagle has extensive experience performing Superior Capsule Reconstruction and has published academic research on the topic.

WHAT IS A SUPERIOR CAPSULE RECONSTRUCTION?

A Superior Capsule Reconstruction is an advanced surgical technique utilized for a patient who has a rotator cuff that cannot be repaired.

HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A ROTATOR CUFF THAT CANNOT BE REPAIRED?

Repair of a rotator cuff is a technical and skilled processed. If you suspect you have a rotator cuff tear or believe you may have a tear that cannot be repaired, an appointment with a shoulder specialist like Dr. Cagle is recommended

HOW IS IT DETERMINED IF I NEED A SUPERIOR CAPSULE RECONSTRUCTION?

The diagnosis is made by a combination of history, symptoms, a physical examination and typically an MRI scan.

WHAT IS A SUPERIOR CAPSULE RECONSTRUCTION?

The Superior Capsule Reconstruction (SCR) is a modern cutting-edge advanced technique that rebuilds the shoulder when the rotator cuff cannot be repaired.

HOW IS THE SURGERY PERFORMED?

The Superior Capsule Reconstruction is performed in a minimally invasive fashion utilizing Shoulder Arthroscopy. Collagen tissue is secured along the top of the shoulder joint with absorbable anchors to allow for reconstruction of the area where the rotator cuff was previously.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER?

After SCR recovery occurs in stages. Dr. Cagle personalizes the recovery time frame to each person’s situation. A sling is typically worn after surgery for a period of 4-6 weeks to protect the reconstruction. After surgery each person progresses through a focused course of physical therapy to help them quickly regain their shoulder function and strength.

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