Rotator Cuff Injury

What Is Rotator Cuff Injury?

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, keeping the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. A rotator cuff injury can cause a dull ache in the shoulder, which often worsens with use of the arm away from the body.

What Causes Rotator Cuff Injury?

-Substantial injury to the shoulder / Progressive degeneration    - Wear and tear of the tendon tissue
- Repetitive overhead activity or heavy lifting over a prolonged period of time

What Are the Symptoms of Rotator Cuff Injury?

•    Be described as a dull ache deep in the shoulder
•    Disturb sleep
•    Make it difficult to comb your hair or reach behind your back
•    Be accompanied by arm weakness