I fell now 3 weeks ago, right shoulder hurt, pain started on rear of neck down to shoulder, that night pain in shoulder (the ball just around and below the rotator cuff ) was unbelievable. Have trouble abducting arm away from side in bent or straight position. doc appointment next week, hoping its not torn but pain has not gone away. Its 3 weeks now. Hope fading. Is surgery the quickest recovery option? Need/desire to keep skiing and am taking son on ski vacation during easter. Again, if these are symptoms of something else, any guidance, ski docs, patrollers, am resident of new york city.