Tag Archives: shoulder

Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff

June 11, 2012



  An injury to the rotator cuff can be very painful, not to mention make simple tasks like putting on a shirt or picking up a gallon of milk very difficult.  When I see a patient who has a torn rotator cuff, rotator cuff tendinitis, or rotator cuff “impingement,” I spend a good amount of […]

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Rotator Cuff Tears

June 11, 2010


I recently coordinated continuing education on treatment of the shoulder for physical and occupational therapists at HealthReach Rehab.  My final contribution to the courses was evidence-based treatment of rotator cuff tears.  The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles at the shoulder, named supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis.  The most commonly torn muscle […]

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