If you’re athletic, you don’t like to be sidelined — especially for surgery. Playing to your potential post-surgery requires patience. Here are some tips to start playing again gradually to ensure you don’t harm your rotator cuff repair.
A board certified sports medicine, sports medicine concussion and conservative spine specialist, Dr. James C. Sterling uses a holistic approach to alleviate musculoskeletal problems and return patients to daily routines and recreational activities.
Dr. Sterling was the Head Physician for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy, charged with overseeing medical personnel and athletic trainers who supported the U.S. Olympic athletes. Previously, Dr. Sterling was the Head Physician for the 2000 U.S. Paralympic Team in Sydney, Australia; physician for the 1998 U.S. Winter Olympic team in Japan; and 1996 Paralympics team in Atlanta.
A sports enthusiast and avid fan, Dr. Sterling can empathize with the aches, pains and problems common to the active individual whether amateur or world-class.
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