shoulder ligament
Dr. Somesh Deb

What are the symptoms of a torn ligament in the shoulder?

The most common symptoms of a rotator cuff tear include:

. Pain at rest and at night, particularly if lying on the affected shoulder.
. Pain when lifting and lowering your arm or with specific movements.
. Weakness when lifting or rotating your arm.
. Crepitus or crackling sensation when moving your shoulder in certain positions.

How long does it take for a torn ligament in the shoulder to heal?

two to three weeks

How long does it take for a shoulder separation to heal?

Depending on how severe the injury is, it may heal adequately in two to three weeks.

What does a torn ligament in shoulder feel like?

Symptoms include pain, a decrease in range of motion, and instability, which can feel like your shoulder may shift out of place. You may not notice a very small tear, whereas a complete tear can cause persistent, aching pain accompanied by weakness or even paralysis in the affected arm.