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What sports are most likely ro result in rotator cuff injuries?

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Ken Starnes
General Practice
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In brief: Many culprits

You're most likely to see rotator cuff injuries in either sports with repetitive motion (baseball, tennis, golf.
..) or with impact force (football, rugby, hockey, cycling...).

In brief: Many culprits

You're most likely to see rotator cuff injuries in either sports with repetitive motion (baseball, tennis, golf.
..) or with impact force (football, rugby, hockey, cycling...).
Ken Starnes
Ken Starnes
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Baseball.

The throwing sports such as baseball, softball.
The demands on the throwing shoulder are extremely high on the rotator cuff, and can cause tears.

In brief: Baseball.

The throwing sports such as baseball, softball.
The demands on the throwing shoulder are extremely high on the rotator cuff, and can cause tears.
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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Multiple

As the rotator cuff helps to maintain a stable center of rotation for the shoulder, any activity that taxes this function can result in rotator cuff injury.
This means high speed sports, overhead sports, contact sports, and also repetitive sports learn more here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm.

In brief: Multiple

As the rotator cuff helps to maintain a stable center of rotation for the shoulder, any activity that taxes this function can result in rotator cuff injury.
This means high speed sports, overhead sports, contact sports, and also repetitive sports learn more here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm.
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
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