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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.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 07 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Frozen shoulder


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