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Reader Stories: How I Tore My Rotator Cuff

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Rotator cuff tears are an injury to the tendons that surround the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff tears can occur during sports activities, falls, or from overuse. There are different ways to tear a rotator cuff, but everyone has a story. Share how you tore your rotator cuff, and what you learned from the events of that injury.

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Tell us what you were doing when your tore your rotator cuff.
What symptoms did you have when the rotator cuff was torn? Did you know it was torn right away?

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What would you pass on to others who have torn their rotator cuff?

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