The Journal of Orthopedics Research and Rehabilitation welcomes scholarly papers inorthopaedic surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation, neurosurgery, neurology and clinic anesthesiology and reanimation.

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Physiotherapy outcomes following latissimus dorsi tendon transfer in a patient with massive rotator cuff tear: a case report
This study aims to evaluate the early-term rehabilitation outcomes of a 63-year-old female patient who under went latissimus dorsi transfer following a massive rotator cuff tear. Rotator cufftearstypically occur in individuals over middle age due to degenerative causes, while in younger individuals and athletes, they can be a result of trauma. These tears can lead to symptoms such as pain, muscleweakness, and limitedrange of motion. While conservative treatments are generally effective, surgical intervention may be necessary in some cases. Latissimus dorsi tendon transfer is a surgical procedure used to restore active external rotation of the shoulder in massive tears. This method provides an alternative treatment option. This study presents the early-term rehabilitation outcomes of the patient.

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Volume 1, Issue 3, 2023
Page : 67-70