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Two signs that may mean you have a rotator cuff tear

A rotator cuff presents with shoulder pain and weaknessAs a shoulder surgeon, I notice most people have never heard the term “rotator cuff”. This refers to the tendons of a group of four muscles in the shoulder which attach to the top of the humerus. They give you the ability to lift and rotate the arm. A rotator cuff tear can be caused by trauma, such as a fall, or as a result of a degenerative process over time. Early diagnosis is essential for correct treatment…

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