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Rotator cuff tear - Wikipedia


Chronic tears are indicative of extended use in conjunction with ... but a tear in one shoulder signals an increased risk of a tear in ...

Rotator Cuff Tears-OrthoInfo - AAOS


Rotator cuff tears are more common in the dominant arm. If you have a degenerative tear in one shoulder, there is a greater risk for a rotator cuff tear in the ...

Biceps Tendon Tear at the Shoulder-OrthoInfo - AAOS


Your biceps tendons attach the biceps muscle to bones in the shoulder and in ... requires complete recovery of strength, surgery to repair the torn tendor may be ...

Rotator Cuff Tears: Surgical Treatment Options-OrthoInfo - AAOS


A complete tear within the thickest part of the tendon is repaired by stitching the ... Your doctor may recommend surgery for a torn rotator cuff if your pain does ... You may have other shoulder problems in addition to a rotator cuff tear, such as ...

Rotator Cuff Tears: Frequently Asked Questions-OrthoInfo - AAOS


If you have injured your shoulder or have chronic shoulder and arm pain, it is best ... If the tendon is torn from its insertion on the humerus, it is repaired directly to ...

Arthroscopic shoulder surgery for the treatment of rotator cuff tears ...


Arthroscopic surgical repair of rotator cuff tears is the most effective method to ... In fact, many persons who have documented rotator cuff tears will regain completely ... The procedure can usually be performed within a few hours under general ...

Shoulder arthroscopy: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Apr 5, 2015 ... The tendons in the rotator cuff can tear when they are overused or injured. You will likely receive general anesthesia before this surgery. This means ... Your surgeon may do one or more of these procedures during your operation: Rotator cuff .... Many people recover fully, and their shoulder stays stable.

Rotator cuff repair : MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


May 9, 2015 ... Rotator cuff repair is surgery to repair a torn tendon in the shoulder. The procedure can be done with a large (open) incision or with shoulder arthroscopy, which uses small buttonhole-sized ... or injury. You will likely receive general anesthesia before this surgery. .... Some rotator cuff tears may not fully heal.