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Torn Rotator Cuff

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Torn Rotator Cuff: One or more rotator cuff tendons may become inflamed from overuse, aging, a fall on an outstretched hand, or a collision. Sports ... more about Torn Rotator Cuff.

Torn Rotator Cuff: Tear in the shoulder area. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Torn Rotator Cuff is available below.

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One or more rotator cuff tendons may become inflamed from overuse, aging, a fall on an outstretched hand, or a collision. Sports requiring repeated overhead arm motion or occupations requiring heavy lifting also place a strain on rotator cuff tendons and muscles. Normally, tendons are strong, but a longstanding wearing down process may lead to a tear. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS)

 

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