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Who is most likely to get rotator cuff tendinitis?

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People older than 40 are most likely to have rotator cuff problems in general. Genes may also play a part. If someone else in your family has shoulder issues, then you may be prone to get them, too.

From: What Is Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Injury.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Tendinitis,” “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

OrthoInfo/American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Shoulder Impingement/Rotator Cuff Tendinitis.”

UptoDate: “Patient Education: Rotator Cuff tendinitis  and tear (Beyod the basics.)”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

Hospital for Special Surgery: “Rotator Cuff Tears, Injuries and Treatment.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 14, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Injury.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Tendinitis,” “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

OrthoInfo/American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Shoulder Impingement/Rotator Cuff Tendinitis.”

UptoDate: “Patient Education: Rotator Cuff tendinitis  and tear (Beyod the basics.)”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

Hospital for Special Surgery: “Rotator Cuff Tears, Injuries and Treatment.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 14, 2017

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