Treatment Options for Rotator Cuff Problems

After reaching the diagnosis of a problem with the rotator cuff, a medical provider may go over various treatment options, outlined below:   Activity Modification.  This means resting the shoulder and avoiding activities or positions that cause pain.  Avoid overhead reaching, or repetitious reaching or lifting.  Athletes who participate in overhead throwing or overhead sports… Read more »

Symptoms of Rotator Cuff Problems

Rotator cuff problems are very common in the adult population and are the most common reason I see patients in my office for shoulder pain.  The rotator cuff is a group of four tendons that help move and stabilize the shoulder (glenohumeral) joint.  Specifically, the tendons are the subscapularis, the supraspinatus, the infraspinatus, and the… Read more »