Massive Shoulder Tear

Massive Shoulder Tear

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Last December, I was helping lift my mother into the house on a transport chair after her release from the hospital. I fell and went down on the cement, breaking my elbow and tearing my rotator cuff. Dr. Sutherland did my shoulder surgery in February and the results were phenomenal. He is the best! He went through everything, explained everything, and covered all my concerns. My son, who is an athletic trainer for the Toronto Blue Jays, was with me and was so impressed with Dr. Sutherland. My son deals with a lot of doctors, and he told me I was in great hands. I had a massive tear to my shoulder, so arthroscopic surgery was not an option. Dr. Sutherland had to go through my arm, but you can barely see the scar, and I have absolutely no pain at all. He did such a great job. I met Dr. Sutherland over 15 years ago when my daughter had broken her ankle and Dr. Sutherland happened to be on duty at the emergency room. He was so kind, so knowledgeable, and so gentle with my daughter. I remembered him after all those years, and his awesome bedside manner. I’m still doing physical therapy for my shoulder, but I can do just about everything with full range of motion. I’m doing fabulous!

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