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How to tell if I have a possible rotator cuff tear or impingement?

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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder Specialist: Extrinsic impingement or the idea that a bone spur wears the rotator cuff away is currently thought to not be accurate. Learn more about this topic here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2013/shoulder-surgery/spur-acromioplasty-impingement/.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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