You should not have significant pain 12 weeks after rotator cuff surgery. If you are in pain it suggest that there may be a complication related to the surgical procedure. You should return to your orthopedic surgeon and explain the nature of your pain and any other symptoms you are experiencing. He/she will then examine you and will be better able to ascertain the cause of the problem
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