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What is rotator cuff pathology ?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Rotator cuff

pathology indicates an abnormality which in the rotator cuff usually indicates a spectrum. first there is inflammation of the bursa and tendons of the rotator cuff, this leads into partial tearing of a percentage of some of the tendon fibres.
which if they don't heal weakens the remaining tendon structure which then further tears until complete separation occurs.

In brief: Rotator cuff

pathology indicates an abnormality which in the rotator cuff usually indicates a spectrum. first there is inflammation of the bursa and tendons of the rotator cuff, this leads into partial tearing of a percentage of some of the tendon fibres.
which if they don't heal weakens the remaining tendon structure which then further tears until complete separation occurs.
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Dr. Rick Pospisil
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: The result.

Rotator cuff pathology means that there is a problem with the rotator cuff.
It could be a tear.

In brief: The result.

Rotator cuff pathology means that there is a problem with the rotator cuff.
It could be a tear.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Rotator Cuff

The rotator cuff of the shoulder is made up of 4 muscles and their associated tendons.
Either through repetitive use or through an acute event the tendons can be injuried. This can cause small tears and scarring and subtle breakdown of the tendons (tendinosis) or a partial to complete tear of the tendon. This continuum of injury is know as rtc pathology.

In brief: Rotator Cuff

The rotator cuff of the shoulder is made up of 4 muscles and their associated tendons.
Either through repetitive use or through an acute event the tendons can be injuried. This can cause small tears and scarring and subtle breakdown of the tendons (tendinosis) or a partial to complete tear of the tendon. This continuum of injury is know as rtc pathology.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Dr. Sourendra Raut
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Shoulder problems

The rotator cuff is a collection of muscles around your shoulder that serve the function of stabilizing your shoulder through its arc of motion.
Rotator cuff pathology encompasses any abnormal finding on advanced imaging that one notices in the muscles of the cuff.This can range from mild inflammation to a complete tear of the muscle(s).If painful or weak arm get evaluation by orthopedist.

In brief: Shoulder problems

The rotator cuff is a collection of muscles around your shoulder that serve the function of stabilizing your shoulder through its arc of motion.
Rotator cuff pathology encompasses any abnormal finding on advanced imaging that one notices in the muscles of the cuff.This can range from mild inflammation to a complete tear of the muscle(s).If painful or weak arm get evaluation by orthopedist.
Dr. Sourendra Raut
Dr. Sourendra Raut
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