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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Physical therapist: Best to go ovwr with therapist.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strengthening.: Internal and external rotator strengthening, as well as overall shoulder strengthening, should help.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4 Muscles: Learn more about the rotator cuff here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tahsin Ergin
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weakness and pain: It'd be very unusual for a 16 year old to have a cuff tear, unless unusual trauma were involved. Most often the patient is over 40, and presents with ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff repair: There are probably too many factors to consider here. At your age, the chances if having a full rotator cuff tear is less common, but if it has occurr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sourendra Raut
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Shoulder problems: The rotator cuff is a collection of muscles around your shoulder that serve the function of stabilizing your shoulder through its arc of motion. Rota ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: If there is tear or no tear in it, most of the time if you have no tear we treat with medication and physical therapy and injections, if torn most lik ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-7th decade- common: Not all tears of the rotator cuff need to be fixed. Symptomatic complete tears that do not respond to physical therapy often get repaired. Physical th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Strength Testing: There are a series of tests a doctor can use to determine which, if any, of the rotator cuff's have been injured. In most of these tests, the physici ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: At your age, a rotator cuff tear would be a very serious injury. It is extremely rare for a 31 year old to have a rotator cuff tear. A strain of the r ... Read More

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