Your age, the history of your injury, a description of your shoulder
pain, your participation in sports or job-related activities, and the results
of any previous evaluation and treatment will all help your doctor
rotator cuff disorder.
bursitis may occur in people younger than 40 who
overuse the shoulder over a short period of time, in people whose jobs require a
lot of overhead reaching or lifting objects to shoulder height, or in those who
have had a previous shoulder injury (dislocation or broken bone). Rotator cuff
tendinitis or bursitis usually causes pain during and after using the
Complete rotator cuff tears are not common in people
younger than 40 unless they have had a sudden and severe (acute) injury. In
people older than 40, the rotator cuff may be weaker, and a minor injury or
accident may tear the tendon. People may hear or feel their shoulder pop at the
time of injury.
Questions about shoulder pain
Your doctor may ask the following questions about your
shoulder pain, activities, and history of shoulder problems:
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