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Fraying is similar to a tear if not the same. Fraying may indicate a mild degree meaning that not as many of the fibers are torn as in a complete tear or a severe tear.
You can usually treat this with:
Rest to the area
Icing for 15 mins every hour
Compression of the shoulder with a Crepe bandage
Elevate the shoulder while sleeping to reduce swelling
Massage and stretching
If the pain does not reduce after 3 days, please see a Doctor.
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