Rotator cuff tears are one of the most common reasons why people have shoulder pain. But there are many people who have rotator cuff tears and have no pain.
Partial Rotator Cuff Tears
Partial rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain. It is not uncommon for most people to have an MRI report that mentions a partial rotator cuff
Torn Rotator Cuffs are a Common Shoulder Injury
Torn rotator cuffs are a frequently encountered problem identified in my office on a daily basis. Sadly, far too many patients are under the assumption that
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Shoulder Pain Rotator cuff injuries are very common. Over the age of 30, the rotator cuff is responsible for the shoulder pain that most of us
What is Rotator Cuff Tendinosis?
Rotator cuff tendinosis is a very common cause of shoulder pain. Your rotator cuff tendons control the motion of your shoulder joint. They are four
How do I know if I have a full thickness rotator cuff tear [Updated]
While full thickness rotator cuff tears are very common, let's back up and start with the basics about these 4 little muscles. The rotator cuff plays a key
Can tendinosis or partial tears progress to full tears of the rotator cuff?
Does rotator cuff tendinosis progress? Since rotator cuff tendinosis represents a(n) (age related, genetic or post-traumatic) degenerative condition, and
What is an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair?
The arthroscope is a fiber optic camera inserted into the shoulder through a small stab wound. This serves as our eyes within the joint. With the advent of a
What is the Rotator Cuff?
Frequently mispronounced .... frequently *injured*, hurts at night, and frequently *over-treated* --- It's important to have a basic understanding of what the
Decision Making for Labral Tears and Rotator Cuff Tears [video]
...and we should NOT think like mechanics. Orthopedists and Twitter Thanks to an orthopedic colleague, Dr. Katherine Burns, the Orthopedic community and any
I have been told I have calcium deposits in my shoulder… what is that?
Calcific tendonitis or calcium in your rotator cuff is one of the most painful shoulder conditions I see in the office. The pain from calcific tendonitis