Rotator cuff tendinopathy: a model for the continuum of pathology and related management.

  title={Rotator cuff tendinopathy: a model for the continuum of pathology and related management.},
  author={Jeremy S. Lewis},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={44 13},
BACKGROUND Pathology of the soft tissues of the shoulder including the musculotendinous rotator cuff and subacromial bursa are extremely common and are a principal cause of pain and suffering. Competing theories have been proposed to explain the pathoaetiology of rotator cuff pathology at specific stages and presentations of the condition. This review proposes a model to describe the continuum of the rotator cuff pathology from asymptomatic tendon through full thickness rotator cuff tears… CONTINUE READING
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