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Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Anatomy | General Information | Post-Operative Care

Instability | Tendinitis, Bursitis & Impingement Syndrome | Rotator Cuff Tears
Labral Tears | Acromioclavicular Arthritis | Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment Syndrome

 

Rotator Cuff Tears


 

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the head of the humerus (upper arm bone). These muscles include the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis and teres minor. The rotator cuff stabilizes, moves and helps rotate the arm.

A tear in the rotator cuff is a common cause of shoulder pain in adults.

 

Signs and Symptoms

 

What causes a rotator cuff tear?

There are two main causes:

 

Non-surgical Treatment

 

Surgical Treatment: Shoulder Arthroscopy

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair