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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless asso... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
See below: I agreewith doctor watson , also i added a link for some exercises, you should follow therapy advise.
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Strengthening.: Internal and external rotator strengthening, as well as overall shoulder strengthening, should help.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
It's a tendon: A tendon is what attaches a muscle to a bone. This is what allows the skeleton to move. The muscle generates a force that is transmitted to the bone, ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
4 muscles.: The rotator cuff is a small group of 4 muscles that originate on your shoulder blade, and connect on the upper part of your arm bone.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Most likely rotator: Cuff impingement. Make sure it is rc pain first. If it is on the sides of your shoulders and hurts with overhead activity it could be rotator cuff... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Usually surgery: Most full-thickness rotator cuff tears require a surgical repair to heal. There are factors, such as range of motion, strength, and other medical prob... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Luanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Functional loss: The rotator cuff typically tears at the insertion where it attaches to the humerus bone (ball part of the ball and socket). Since it stabilizes the sh... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 29 years experience
Rotator Cuff: Depends on the size and thickness. Partial thickness tears can heal if they are less than 50% of the thickness of the tendon. Full thickness (complet... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Rotator cuff pain: The mainstay of treatment is exercise. Focus in strengthening the muscles that attach your shoulder blade to your body to take the pressure off a sore... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Pain & stiffness : In the shoulder joint, certain movement bother more than other, like scratching your back, reaching above your head all symptoms increase with activit... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Common: Rotator cuff tears are common in all walks of life. Impingement on the acromion probably contributes to some tears. The most important factor, however... Read More
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