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anyone had total reverse shoulder repl & had a setback in any progress from PT

One day during physical therapy when I was doing my isometrics, I was pushing out with the top of my hand and the doctor had told me before that I should not rotate my arm out that way. I didn’t think anything about it and I did as I was instructed and as I was pushing out I heard a pop and shortly after my shoulder was in a lot of pain. By the end  of the session, it hurt really bad and I told her that. Her response, as it was last session, was that it was just muscles engaging etc. So about 8 o’clock that night I was in tears because it hurts so bad it was a pain level nine and I have dealt with a lot of pain.  I called my surgeon  and he said to stop Physical Therapy and to see him in his office. He is a leading surgeon in this type of surgery so I was surprised when he acted like he had no clue who I was and didn’t even bother looking at my chart before he came in because he wanted x-rays and I had already done x-rays prior to seeing him and his office did them.  In a nutshell he said the new shoulder was fine and to continue on with PT and see him in three months. I would just like to know what I did because I feel in my heart that something more is wrong.  I’ve had both knees done both thumbs  and ankle so I am no stranger to artificial joints. They say shoulders are the worst but I know something else is wrong.  Maybe the word wrong is not the correct word to use.  I just know there is more to the story.  First of all I was wondering if anyone else has had a reverse shoulder replacement. Secondly I would  like  to know where you were at 3 6 & 9 months post op.  Like how far you could lift your arm. I just can’t imagine that I am three months out and I can’t lift my arm maybe 3 inches. I am very discouraged and blame myself for having the surgery.  Both my rotator cuff‘s are torn and the right one bothers me periodically but  I’m left-handed so I thought I should have it done before I get too much older (I am 55 and have had lupus since I’ve been 18).  Thank you in advance!
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I have not had this surgery but have read about it.  I do think this limited range of motion is very common during recovery phase after the surgery.  It takes several months post surgery to be pain free and have full range of motion but most do get that depending on the original issue they had. While I would not do the exercise that caused the severe pain, I am not sure I would stop physical therapy altogether.  If you do, I'd still do some of the exercises to continue to work on strength and range of motion but it feels like with you in particular, doing that with a professional overseeing it would make sense.

Your doctor seems a bit non phased.  Is this due to his lack of caring or that it is normal?  That's the big question, right?
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I’m back to  where I was before the injury. I’ve had my knees thumbs rotator repair and ankle done and I guess I was just assuming the shoulder would be similar. I am glad to know that it does take several months but what do you mean by several months because I am five months postop and still   Don’t have a lot of range of motion or strength.   I talked to his nurse who is wonderful and he said that the doctor is an amazing surgeon but lacks in my words “personality“.  
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