Rotator Cuff Tear: Symptoms, Risk Factors & Treatment
What is Rotator Cuff Tear?
Rotator cuff injuries occur in the rotator cuff of shoulder joint. There are a group of muscles that support and surround the joint in order to move the shoulder in various directions. Improper form during movement or excessive stress can cause a rotator cuff tear. Tears can cause pain and inflammation to the rotator cuff. Often times rotator cuff tears occur over time but they can also happen during an injury which causes a popping sound.
Rotator Cuff Tear Symptoms
- Shoulder pain
- Weakness in shoulder or arm
- Crackling or snapping in the shoulder
- Difficulty moving the shoulder
Risk Factors for Rotator Cuff Tears
- Swimming, baseball, tennis, football, golf
- Adults 40 and older
- Manual labor jobs, jobs requiring intense physical overhead lifting
- Lifting heavy weights
- Fall on the shoulder or use of the shoulder to break a fall
Rotator Cuff Tear Treatment
ASTR treats rotator cuff tear in a gentle, effective, and natural way by addressing muscle imbalances, scar tissue, trigger points, fascia restrictions, inflammation, posture, body mechanics which are often the source of the pain. ASTR takes a holistic approach to address the root causes of pain, not just the symptoms. ASTR treatment can be done at home for rotator cuff tear.
Rotator Cuff Tear Home Treatment
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