How do I know if my rotator cuff is torn?

Answer The rotator cuff, located in your shoulder, is responsible for holding your shoulder blade to your upper arm through tendons and muscles. Due to the location and purpose of the rotator cuff, it is ... Read More »

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I am Worried About Surgery, Has Anyone Had An Impinged, Torn Tendon With A Torn Rotator Cuff?

see what happens when your tossing Obama supporters under the bus, Some of them can be pretty big and hard to lift. Next time get some help and try not to take on anyone over 250. ( it's hard on th... Read More »

Can a MRI miss a torn rotator cuff?

On One Hand: It is PossibleThe National Institutes of Health's Medline Plus describes an MRI as a scan that uses a magnetic field to create a series of individual images, called slices. These slice... Read More »

What is a torn rotator cuff?

A torn rotator cuff is a shoulder injury in which any of four muscles, or the tendons that bind them to bone, becomes torn. It often results from overuse, according to the Mayo Clinic, and is commo... Read More »

Torn rotator cuff Has anyone had one I think I have.?

Sounds more like you've got an upper thoracic or cervical vertebra out of alignment, Nikon. I suggest a physiotherapist or a chiropractor. Your MD might have to refer you to a physio but you can vi... Read More »