Rotator Cuff Tear

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What is Rotator Cuff Tear?

Rotator Cuff Tear is the network of four muscles and several tendons that form a covering around the top of the upper arm bone. These muscles form a cover around the head of the humerus. The rotator cuff holds the humerus in place in the shoulder joint and enables the arm to rotate. Rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults. Most tears occur in the supraspinatus muscle, but other parts of the cuff may be involved.


Symptoms of Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Shoulder Pain at the top of the shoulder and arm
  • Weakness of the shoulder

Causes of Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Overuse Injury
  • Over the age of 40
  • Acute Trauma

Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tear


SELF-DIAGNOSE CAN BRING MORE HARM THAN TREATING IT. IT IS GOOD TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE INJURY BUT DEFINITELY NOT TO THE POINT OF SELF-TREATMENT. IT WILL BE MUCH SAFER TO GET TREATED BY OUR DOCTOR FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH ORTHOPAEDICS, YOU CAN CONTACT US, THE HOTLINE IS OPEN 24 HOURS. YOU MAY ALSO SEND US AN ENQUIRY FOR ANKLE PAINBACK PAINELBOW PAINHAND PAINHIP PAINKNEE PAINSHOULDER PAIN OR FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

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Dr Ambrose Yung Wai Yin

Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialist
MBBS (HK), MRCS (Edin), MMED (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho)

Dr. Ambrose Yung specialise in Sports Medicines, Osteoarthritis, Fracture, Partial & Total Joint Replacement, Minimal Invasive Trauma Surgery, Arthroscopy, Common Orthopaedic Problems for Adult & Children

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Spinal Neurosurgeon Specialist
MBBS (Singapore), FRCS (Surgical Neurology UK), FAMS

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Singapore 258 499.

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