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Rotator Cuff Tears: Prevention is Better than the Solution

4.5 million patients seek medical care each year for shoulder pain in the U.S. About half of these are related to the rotator cuff. Of those with rotator cuff problems, about 1 in 7 eventually require surgery. This translates to more than 300,000 rotator cuff surgeries are done each year in the U.S. Rotator cuff tears are usually the result of natural aging processes. Not all rotator cuff tears are symptomatic. However, when they do become symptomatic, it may be quite painful and debilitating that impacts not just one’s ability … Continue Reading