Topic Info:If you have a rotator cuff tear, you know just how painful it can be.
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint.
Rotator cuff injuries occur most often in people who repeatedly perform overhead motions in their jobs or sports.
Rest, ice and physical therapy, sometimes are all that’s needed to recover from a rotator cuff injury.
If your injury is severe and involves a complete tear of the muscle or tendon, you might need surgery.
Jason Garcia, MD is here to discuss your options if you have a rotator cuff injury.