Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling wider range of motion. Major injury to these tendons may result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called as rotator cuff tear. It is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain in middle aged adults and older individuals.

Rotator Cuff Tears


  • Severe pain
  • Weakness in the arm
  • Crackling sound on movement of the shoulder
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness in front of the shoulder


  • Physical examination
  • X-ray
  • MRI

Non-Surgical Treatment:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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