Rotator Cuff Tears and Repair
Rotator Cuff Tears and Repair in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Margate, FL
Shoulder injuries are very common as it is the most mobile joint of the body with a very complex structure made up of many different parts that work together. One of the most common injuries to the shoulder is a rotator cuff tear.
A traumatic injury or deterioration seems to be the main cause of rotator cuff tears, however, in young athletes, high-energy injuries to the rotator cuff are associated with throwing or overhead sporting activities, such as volleyball.
Rotator Cuff Tear Treatment
Non-Surgical Therapy Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tear
- Strengthening of the rotator cuff tendons
- Stretching and regaining lost motion caused by pain and inflammation
- Anti-inflammatory medication, such as ibuprofen, can be used to help reduce pain and swelling