Question - Pectoralis Tear (Surgery?)

by Graeme
(Perth, Australia)

I am awaiting surgery for a pectoralis tear... just a quick question. Clearly I have torn the pectoralis major tendon where it connects to the arm/shoulder. Now I understand looking at pics there are two parts - the clavicular component and the sternal component. I think i have torn the sternal component. If both parts were torn, the pectoralis would be falling down more, wouldn't it?

If I cancel the surgery are there any side effects later down the instability in the shoulder region? Does it throw it out of balance or something?

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