Rotator cuff injuries are unfortunately very prevalent for people with active lifestyles. Common problems related to rotator cuff injuries are partial rotator cuff tears, tendinosis, calcific tendonitis, and full thickness tears.
Shoulder injuries can be caused by general degeneration from normal activity, or a specific injury. Most patients can not pinpoint an isolated traumatic event that caused their rotator cuff pain. Some patients will sustain an injury and clearly recall the inciting event.
Learn more about rotator cuff injuries and how this condition is diagnosed and treated.