Rotator Cuff - Cause

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What causes rotator cuff disease?

Rotator cuff disease is damage to the rotator cuff from any cause. It can be from an acute injury or from repetitive strains. This condition is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain.

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Comment from: bluesky7, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: November 06

My job of fourteen years was delivering appliances. We would take carry straps and place under the appliances and carry them where ever they needed to go which caused the repetitive strain.

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Comment from: Siri, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 28

I twisted my left shoulder pulling a transport incubator that weighs over 40 stone and conveys babies between hospitals, about 18 months ago. I have been having back pain since then. Two weeks ago I went for conventional X-ray which showed rotator cuff syndrome, I am starting physiotherapy but do not know what this will mean for my employment as a nurse. I am 54 years old. I also have osteopenia in the spine for the last 5 years diagnosed on DEXA scan at menopause clinic, I am trying to continue with daily activities for the time being.

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