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Rotator cuff injury


Steps for shoulder pain


Rotator cuff injury
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Shoulder pain caused by a rotator cuff injury isn’t just a problem for baseball pitchers and athletes. In fact, older adults are the most likely to have rotator cuff injuries due to age-related changes in the tissues that make them more susceptible to injury. About half of people older than 50 have a partial thickness tear of a rotator cuff, many without any symptoms.

A rotator cuff injury doesn’t just cause problems for your throwing arm or tennis swing. It can cause pain that interferes with sleep, and stiffness that can affect your ability to perform basic living tasks, such as putting on a shirt or reaching away from your body, such as or something in a cupboard.



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