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Anyone know what is a rotator cuff injury?

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Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience in Sports Medicine
An injury: To one of the four muscle and/or tendons that make up the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is important for shoulder functions like lifting the arm over your head or rotating it. Thanks!
Answered on Mar 23, 2014
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