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This Will Impact Shoulder Pain

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that stabilize the shoulder joint.  Their tendons themselves pass through a narrow space before attaching to the humerus.  If that space is compromised and symptoms occur we call this Shoulder Impingement Syndrome.  Shoulder Impingement Syndrome is the most prevalent cause of shoulder pain.  So how is this space compromised?  Although structural changes should be considered, such as arthritis or specifically bone spurring, this is rarely the cause.
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