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Do You Have Shoulder Pain? Could Be The Rotator Cuff!

Rotator Cuff Diagram
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that include the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. These muscles provide movement and stability for the shoulder complex. Even though the rotator cuff is more well known, there are several other muscles that attach to the shoulder girdle. What is Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy? Rotator cuff tendinopathy "refers to pain and weakness, most commonly experienced with movements of shoulder external rotation and elevation, as a consequence of excessive load on RC tissues" (1). External rotation involves moving the arm away from the bo...
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