hi Karyn, well i found out today my MRI, showed, i have high grade articular sided tear in my supraspinatus tendon,greater than 75% to a 6mm tear, with fluid,in left shoulder, my right shoulder deep tissue damage upper supraspinatus tendon,abutting the musculotendinous juction of the predispose impingement, so im thinking i have what is called rotor cuff damage to the max, i was told for this you should have surgery before 3months of damage,to succeed in recover but i have had this for nearly 3yrs from injury date 24/10/06, so now i wait an see what happens, not happy about this,pain is worsing down my arms ,talk soon Deb :-(