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The rotator cuff is the group of tendons and related muscles that
help keep the upper arm bone seated in the socket of the shoulder blade. A torn
rotator cuff tendon can cause pain, weakness, and limited range of motion in
A rotator cuff tear may be:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerTimothy Bhattacharyya, MD
Current as ofMay 22, 2015
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Timothy Bhattacharyya, MD
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