Rotator Cuff Tears Do Not Heal

Warning: Rotator Cuff Tears Do Not Heal! Rotator cuff pathology is potentially the most common cause of shoulder pain. It is estimated that approximately 65% of shoulder consults conducted by orthopaedic surgeons and nearly 33% of all orthopaedic injuries are related to the rotator cuff. Research studies have demonstrated that significant rotator cuff disease increases with age. In fact 100%, that means everybody, over the age of 70 years will have some form of rotator cuff disease. Studies show that the prevalence of rotator cuff tears greatly increases over the age of 50, reporting that more than 50% over the age … Continue reading