A Rotator Cuff Injury is a common shoulder injury that most commonly causes shoulder pain and shoulder aches. The part of the shoulder affected in a rotator cuff injury is the group of tendons and muscles around the shoulder joint that provide stability and movement.
Rotator Cuff Injuries occur frequently in athletes and people whose jobs involve frequent motion of the shoulders. These types of shoulder injuries are also more common in older patients. Other causes of a Rotator Cuff Injury include falling on your arm and lifting heavy items.
A Rotator Cuff Injury can be a Rotator Cuff Strain (shoulder strain) or a Rotator Cuff Tear (shoulder tear). While a torn Rotator Cuff is more severe than a Rotator Strain, strains should not be ignored, as they can get worse if left untreated.
The Spine & Rehab Group’s locations in NYC and New Jersey offer comprehensive non-surgical treatments for rotator cuff injuries. Treatment may include:
Our team of Pain Management Specialists and Sports Medicine Doctors in Manhattan and New Jersey are skilled in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of Rotator Cuff injuries. During your initial consultation and evaluation, diagnostic testing may be requested. X-rays are provided in the office.