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A 31-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if i injured my rotator cuff, but i'm not sure what it is exactly?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
See ORS: I would suggest seeing an orthopedic surgeon in your area who specializes in shoulders or who has done an arthroscopy/ sports medicine fellowship. He/She can examine you thoroughly and give you a precise diagnosis. Other diagnoses in your age group( shoulder instability, SLAP tears, other labral tears, AC jt.pain,referred pain from neck, etc.) need to be ruled out. Best of Luck!

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A 59-year-old male asked:

What should I do to strengthen an injured rotator cuff?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Rotator cuff: Please see your doc who may give you as referral to a physical therapist. The PT can teach you the proper exercises. Clean up you diet if needed, i.e., remove junk food, sugar, etc. Peace and good health.

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