Older Americans can easily strain a shoulder. Here's how to recognize the difference between a rotator cuff injury that can result and a more common culprit: tendonitis.
It’s tempting to head straight to the doctor with pain, but tendonitis and bursitis can often be treated successfully with rest, ice and anti-inflammatories. Advanced treatments are also available if home remedies fail.
They may seem pretty different, but they have two things in common: They are both caused by soft tissue injuries, and they both occur frequently. New materials could help fix them both.