The rotator cuff problems in sportmen

Osman Guven, Zeynep Guven, Hakan Gundes, Selim Yalcin,


The rotator cuff is an important functional structure of the shoulder. Rotator cuff tendinitis is multifactorial with respect to etiopathogenesis. Before the shoulder arthroscopy era, success of the treatment of a rotator cuff pathology in an athlete was determined according to the regaining of previous athletic performance. In this article rotator cuff problems that occurs in athletes reviewed according to the recent knowledge obtained from arthroscopic experience and data from technical analyses of athletes.

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