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Partial Tendon Tear in Rotator Cuff


I’ve just been diagnosed with a partially torn tendon in my RC.
They want to start with physical therapy but I’ve already performed some of the rehabilitative exercises and have been continuing this for the last 6-7 months.
How will physical therapy help me? Thank you,


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