TITLE

Rotator cuff tears in athletes

AUTHOR(S)
Auplish, Sunil; Funk, Lennard
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);May2009, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p271
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A rotator cuff tear in the athlete is different to the classic, more common cuff tear in the elderly. It is either a traumatic or an overhead, overuse injury in high functional demand patients, so it requires more active and earlier intervention, suspicion of injury, and specific assessment and treatment to enable return to the pre-injury level of sport.
ACCESSION #
39775757

 

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