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Please explain rotator cuff pain on left arm and shoulder?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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In brief: See below

The rotator cuff consists of four muscles and is the primary mechansim of rotatory movement of the arm (think of throwing).
The mechanism is a complicated system of loaded/camed pulleys. With overuse (and age) the tendons become rough and inflammation set in resulting in pain.

In brief: See below

The rotator cuff consists of four muscles and is the primary mechansim of rotatory movement of the arm (think of throwing).
The mechanism is a complicated system of loaded/camed pulleys. With overuse (and age) the tendons become rough and inflammation set in resulting in pain.
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