I had a shoulder replacement and bone graft because of a fall about 8 weeks ago. I started Physical Therapy a week after surgery. I am having so much pain and stiffness now that I am having a very difficult timedoing any of the therapy, I sit and cry all the time because this has changed my life so much that I fuiind it hard to get out of bed and face another day of pain? Please help. .Stop watching ..Featured Videos.
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It may take a few weeks for the pain to settle following a major surgery. Physiotherapy would need to be continued to build up strength in the corresponding set of muscles. As you progress through the weeks, the pain and the stiffness are likely to reduce. Meanwhile you could try anti-inflammatory/ pain medications as prescribed by your doctor for a symptomatic relief.
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