A 27-year-old member asked:
How do you identify a rotator cuff injury?
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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi answered
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 physician will ask you to hold your arm out in various positions and ask you to hold it up against resistence. Pain, or inability to hold up the arm may be an indication of injury. Also, an MRI can help determine injury as well.
Answered on Mar 6, 2019
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