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Shoulder Rotator Cuff Pain: Information & Exercises

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Pain and Exercises. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources #MissFitGear


A rotator cuff tear can occur in any of the 4 tendons of the rotator cuff; #supraspinatus, subscapularis, teres minor, or infraspinatus. However, most rotator cuff tears occur to the supraspinatus tendon. The supraspinatus tendon, originates on the scapula (shoulder blade) and passes under the acromioclavicular joint and the ligament that connects the coracoid process to the acromion, finally connecting to the greater tubercle (top of the humerus). #rotatorcuff


Rotator Cuff | In this video I talk about the anatomy of the rotator cuff in relation to their function, as well as a few clinical details.


Rotator Cuff Tear Exercises

The rotator cuff muscles stabilize and control movement in the shoulder. The four muscles that form the rotator cuff are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. Rotator cuff tears are one of the more common shoulder injuries. The major symptom of a rotator cuff tear is pain through the top of the shoulder or arm. Strength...

Under acromion lie the rotator cuff tendons=RCT. 4 RCTmuscles: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis &teres major. Their tendons serve to keep shoulder “in joint” &push humeral head down when arm elevated. space between rotator cuff tendons &acromion =sub-acromial bursa ( fluid filled sac ensuring rotator gliding smoothly under acromion, particularly when arm is elevated (overhead activities). If rotator &acromion rub repeatedly =sub-acromial impingement (tears, inflammations…


Rotator Cuff Tear Exercises

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