Planning for rotator cuff surgery can come with the stress and uncertainty of a serious medical procedure paired with the excitement and relief of correcting a problem that impacts your lifestyle. Whether you want to return to athletic activity, restore full range of motion, or simply lift objects without pain, surgery to repair a damaged rotator cuff can have very positive outcomes.Read More >
A rotator cuff injury happens fairly commonly to people, especially if they’re over 40 years old and working in a job that requires lots of overhead arm and shoulder movement, such as construction or painting professions. Athletes, too, particularly swimmers, baseball pitchers and tennis players are prone to a rotator cuff tear. Once your physician diagnoses you with a rotator cuff injury, you’ll either undergo a non-surgical treatment or you may need surgery if other treatments don’t relieve the pain, muscle atrophy and weakness most often associated with this type of injury.