Tag Archives : rotator cuff

Causes & How to Test for Rotator Cuff Tears

The cause of a torn rotator cuff can be due to a sudden trauma to the shoulder while doing sport, especially contact sports such as football. However, this type of injury can also be attributed to a gradual degeneration over time, found in patients whose work involved lifting their arm over their head, heavy lifting […]

How Long Does Rotator Cuff Surgery Take

When talking about injuries to the rotator cuff we are referring to damage of the tendons and muscles that help you move your shoulder, the joint that allows the most movement in the human body. Sometimes the cause can be attributed to a gradual degeneration of the affected area over time. This type of injury […]

Shoulder Blade Muscle Pain

The most common cause for that shoulder blade muscle pain that you’ve been having is strained muscle. Is it causing you less restful sleep at night? On-going pain? Restricted movement of the shoulder / arm / neck? If this is your case, and has been confirmed by your doctor, then you can rest assured in […]

Rotator Cuff Injury Healing Time

One of the most common shoulder problems is rotator cuff injury. This can occur when one of the tendon in your shoulder’s rotator cuff muscles is torn or damaged, usually through an activity of some kind. Rotator cuff injuries can happen suddenly, such as when carrying a lifting a heavy load. Most often, however, a […]

Why it Hurts when Lifting Your Arm

If you’ve ever experienced shoulder pain when lifting your arm, you’ll know how much it can limit your movements. Because the shoulder joint is involved in such a wide range of movements, it’s highly prone to injury and dislocation. Shoulder Pain when Lifting Your Arm There are numerous causes of shoulder pain, many of which […]