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A complete supraspinatus tear which has not gotten any better with injections requires to be seen as soon as possible.
This may require surgical intervention and if pain has not improved after injections surgery should be considered without much delay.
Injections help decrease pain and inflammation in the joint.
It has been seen that people regain abduction even after a tear in rotator cuff onve inflammation decreases.
I usually give 3 weeks to see how a patient responds to conservative treatment.