Rotator Cuff Tear
By Sloan Huffman
A rotator cuff tear often occurs in people who repeatedly perform the same shoulder motions. But sometimes happens because of natural wear and tear.
- Pain in the shoulder.
- Muscle weakness or loss of muscle.
- Joint stiffness, nerve injury, or tenderness
- Prescription: Anti-inflammatory, Steroid injection
- Procedures: Anthroscopy, Shoulder Surgery
- Therapy: Physical Therapy
You cant totally prevent every dear wear and tear of the muscles but there are some things you can do to have a better chance to not have a rotator cuff tear:
- Keep muscles in your shoulder strong and flexible, daily exercise helps.
- Have a good posture at all times.
- Don't lift objects that are too heavy for you especially over your head.
- Don't keep your arms out to the side or over your head for long periods of time.