Topic Info:A rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults with close to 2 million people in the United States reporting going to their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem. What exactly is the rotator cuff? This group of tendons and muscles are located in the shoulder and attach the upper arm to the shoulder blade.
With the many movements of the rotator cuff it can make them very susceptible to injuries.
Listen to SMG Radio to hear Dr. Mark Kavanagh explain the function of the rotator cuff and how to prevent injuries.