Who gets rotator cuff injuries?
You are at greater risk of rotator cuff injury if you: are over 40 years of age; have poor posture or weak shoulder muscles; do repetitive overhead movements, such as painting ceilings, playing tennis or bowling a cricket ball; play high-impact sports, which puts you at risk of a trauma injury; have had previous shoulder surgery, injuries or structural problems, and; smoke.
Author: Karen McCloskey
First answered: 28 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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