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How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?

How Is a Rotator Cuff Tear Diagnosed?

A doctor or physiotherapist can use one of more than 25 functional tests during a physical exam to diagnosis a torn rotator cuff. Some of these tests directly indicate a rotator cuff injury and others rule out similar injuries like nerve impingement or torn labrum.

Source: healthline

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