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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Pain in the shoulder and the upper arm, limitation of the range of motion of the shoulder in certain directions and sometime weakness of the arm.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be smart & lucky: While there are some variables that you have the ability to control (such as how you lift, what activities you participate in, etc), there are some va ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mena Mesiha
14 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on symptoms: Without an injury rotator cuff tears are not common in people under 40 but if you are having pain at night that is bad enough to keep you awake or wak ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff tears: are common in people older than 50 -60. If you have a history of trauma, Weakness in your shoulder and pain, especially night pain then odds are you ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
16 years experience in Sports Medicine
Nerve or muscle?: Rotator cuff problems include, inflammation, pressure, weakness, or damage to the tendons that constitute the rotator cuff. Conservative care w/anti- ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: The rotator cuff is located beneath both the acromion and the clavicle. The body has a tough time deciding where the pain is because of the low densi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: Rotator cuff problems are usually felt in the shoulder area itself, but the neck and shoulder blade are nearby, and the brain may interpret the pain s ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See a shoulder doc: Slap tears cause vague pain, sliding with overhead use, painful clicking or popping sensations with shoulder motion, especially overhead activity. Rtc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder stiff : Shoulder stiffness, or loss of passive range of motion, can be related to several factors. Most common is secondary to inflammation a tightening of th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Suggestion: Assuming that you suffer from anterior dislocations, where the humeral head moves out the front of the socket, i would recommend you look at the throw ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: I'm sorry, but there is just not enough info to answer this one. Is it a full tear or partial or just tendinitis? Did it develop over time or from one ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: The two have minimal affect upon the other. There are cases where a surgery for the rotator cuff tear (arthroscopy with rotator cuff repair) causes en ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Can't answer w/o inf: The space here is limited to provide a good answer to your question. You should speak to an Orthopedic Surgeon or sports medicine doctor (rehab?) to a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes: Think of the rotator cuff as a rope. A frayed rope will still work until enough fraying occurs and it breaks. For a rotator cuff, it takes about 50% b ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Schneider
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Variable: Not all rotator cuff tears carry the same prognosis. There are many ways to grade a rotator cuff tear: partial vs. Full thickness, small, medium, lar ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rest and exercise: As long as it is not torn, a cuff sprain/strain resolves with rest for a couple of days with the use of anti inflammatory meds, followed by gradual ex ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies somewhat based primarily on the severity of your rotator cuff tear; but in general it is an arthroscopic surgery that is highly successful.a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator Cuff: In most cases it's very difficult to tell the difference between the two, however significant loss of function (i.e. Strength) is one good way to dete ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Examination: Question as to how to differentiate rotator cuff tear from tendinitis. Rotator cuff injury is a diagnosis made by MRI. Tendinitis Is suggested by po ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
AC joint.: The rotator cuff injury would not give you that lump. It may be an arthritic, or inflammed, acromioclavicular joint. See an orthopedic sport medicine ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Buford
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder dysfunction: Typically patients with significant rotator cuff tears complain of shoulder pain with range of motion or at night time. Patients may also have a loss ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes / No: In massive rotator cuff tears the shoulder can sublux superiorly and caus significant arthritis but acute dislocation of the shoulder is not seen.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: An impingement is secondary to arthritic narrowing the joint and is not caused by inflammation or bursa or tendons.

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