Orthopedist Explains the Causes and Symptoms of Rotator Cuff Injury »

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If you’re struggling with a shoulder injury, particularly a rotator cuff injury, you are not alone. More than 250,000 people in America undergo treatment for a torn rotator cuff every year, according to a study published by ResearchGate.

Further, a separate study published by iData, a healthcare market research agency, noted that rotator cuff repairs rank as the second most commonly performed surgery in America in terms of orthopedic soft tissue repair procedures. And this particular type of shoulder injury is especially common among those who play sports.

Studies show that playing baseball, tennis, football, and golf, for example, not only strains the muscles in the shoulder but also increases the chances of suffering a rotator cuff injury. Of course, it is worth noting that these injuries are not only limited to those who play sports. For many older adults, rotator cuff-based…

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