Over 45? How You Can Deal With Rotator Cuff Injuries

While many of us associate torn rotator cuffs with baseball, people over age 45 are increasingly at risk for this injury. Most often, when people have shoulder pain, it’s just tendonitis and doesn’t necessarily indicate a tear in the rotator cuff. Tendonitis due to stress Tendonitis is more common than a rotator cuff injury and … Read More

What Do Rotator Cuff Tears and Hernias Have in Common?

They may seem pretty different, but rotator cuff tears and abdominal hernias have two things in common: They are both caused by soft tissue injuries, and they both occur frequently. Surgeons perform nearly 250,000 rotator cuff repairs and 350,000 hernia repairs each year in the United States, with hernia repairs alone costing $3.2 billion. New … Read More