MRI of the Shoulder: Rotator Cuff
Further, the joint acts as a small fulcrum for a long lever arm ... Vascularity and tendon pathology in the rotator cuff: A review of literature and implications for rehabilitation and surgery. Br J Sports Med. 2010;44:838–847. Millar NL, Wei AQ ...
Rotator cuff tears: Does my shoulder need surgery?
Do I need surgery? What happens if I don't have the tear repaired? What does this mean for me in the long term ... or who cannot take the time to go through a postoperative recovery process, I would defer an operation. A rotator cuff tear is quite unlike ...
Arthroscopic surgery a good option for torn rotator cuff
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm going to have surgery to repair a large tear in my rotator cuff. What does this surgery involve? How long will the recovery take? ANSWER: Depending on your situation, surgery to repair a rotator cuff tear often can be performed using ...
Rest, stretch to help heal rotator cuff
Q: I’ve injured my rotator cuff. What can I do to relieve the pain ... Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Take your left hand and put it on your right shoulder. Cup your left elbow with your right hand. Then gently pull your left elbow across your ...
Beware Upswing in Summer Shoulder Injuries
Q: Rotator cuff surgery is a common shoulder surgery. When is it best to just let the shoulder heal on its own rather than have surgery? If surgery is necessary, how long does the recovery normally take? A: Rotator cuff tears don’t heal on their own.