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Rotator cuff disease is damage to any of the four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint. Shoulder pain and tenderness are common symptoms. Rotator cuff disease treatment depends on the severity of the shoulder injury.

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    • Shoulder and Neck Pain Shoulder and neck pain may be caused by bursitis, a pinched nerve, whiplash, tendinitis, a herniated disc, or a rotator cuff...learn more »
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      Shoulder and Neck Pain Article
      • What is shoulder and neck pain?
      • What causes shoulder and neck pain?
      • What are risk factors for shoulder and neck pain?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of shoulder and neck pain?
      • When should I seek medical care for shoulder or neck pain?
      • What specialists treat shoulder and neck pain?
      • How do health-care professionals diagnose shoulder and neck pain?
      • What are home remedies for shoulder and neck pain?
      • What are medical treatments for shoulder and neck pain?
      • Is follow-up necessary after treatment of shoulder and neck pain?
      • How can I prevent shoulder and neck pain?
      • What is the prognosis for shoulder and neck pain?
    • Arthritis Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. When joints are inflamed they can develop stiffness, warmth, swelling, redness...learn more »
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      Arthritis Article
      • Arthritis facts
      • What is arthritis?
      • How many types of arthritis exist?
      • What causes arthritis?
      • What are risk factors for arthritis?
      • What are arthritis symptoms and signs?
      • Who is affected by arthritis?
      • How do health-care professionals diagnose arthritis? Why is a diagnosis important?
      • Is there an arthritis diet?
      • Are there foods to avoid when you have arthritis?
      • What is the treatment for arthritis?
      • What are the prognosis (outlook) for arthritis, and what are arthritis complications?
      • Is it possible to prevent arthritis?
      • What is a rheumatologist, and what specialties of doctors treat arthritis?
      • What is the Arthritis Foundation?
    • Shoulder Bursitis Shoulder bursitis is inflammation of the shoulder bursa. Bursitis may be caused by injury, infection, or a rheumatic condition....learn more »
    • Bursitis A bursa is a fluid-filled sac found in the joints that cusions them. Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursae, most commonly...learn more »
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      Bursitis Article
      • Bursitis facts
      • What are causes of bursitis?
      • What are bursitis risk factors?
      • What are bursitis symptoms and signs?
      • When should someone seek medical care for bursitis?
      • What specialists diagnose and treat bursitis?
      • What exams do health-care professionals use to diagnose bursitis?
      • What are bursitis treatments?
      • Are there bursitis home remedies?
      • What is the medical treatment for bursitis?
      • How often is follow-up needed after treatment of bursitis?
      • Is there a way to prevent bursitis?
      • What is the prognosis for bursitis?
      • Bursitis pictures
    • Dislocated Shoulder The shoulder is the most often dislocated joint in the body due to its mobility. Dislocation occurs when the head of the humerus...learn more »
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      Dislocated Shoulder Article
      • Shoulder dislocation facts
      • What is dislocation of the shoulder? What causes a shoulder dislocation?
      • What are risk factors for a dislocated shoulder?
      • What types of doctors treat a dislocated shoulder?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of a dislocated shoulder?
      • How do physicians diagnose dislocated shoulders?
      • What are home remedies for a dislocated shoulder?
      • What is the treatment for a dislocated shoulder?
      • What happens after reduction of a shoulder dislocation?
      • What is appropriate follow-up following a shoulder dislocation? How long is the recovery time for a dislocated shoulder?
      • What are potential complications of a shoulder dislocation?
      • What is the prognosis of a shoulder dislocation?
      • Is it possible to prevent a dislocated shoulder?
    • Ankle Pain Ankle pain is commonly due to a sprain or tendinitis. The severity of ankle sprains ranges from mild (which can resolve within...learn more »
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      Ankle Pain Article
      • Ankle pain and ankle tendinitis facts
      • How is the ankle designed, and what is the ankle's function?
      • What causes ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
      • What injuries can cause ankle pain, and how are they treated?
      • What diseases and conditions can cause ankle pain, and how are they treated?
      • What are associated symptoms and signs of ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
      • How are ankle pain and ankle tendinitis diagnosed?
      • What is the prognosis for ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?
      • Is it possible to prevent ankle pain and ankle tendinitis?

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