Rotator cuff injuries

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Your rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles and tendons that help keep your shoulder in its socket and allow you to move it in a circular motion. Some two million people a year seek medical attention for rotator cuff problems according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. Most rotator cuff problems are due to either tears or impingement.

While full thickness tears often require surgical intervention, partial tears and impingements can respond to less invasive treatment like physical therapy, NSAIDS and decreasing repetitive trauma. Here are a few things you can do if you are experienci...


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