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In anatomy, the rotator cuff or rotor cuff is the group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder. The four muscles of the rotator cuff, along with the teres major and the deltoid, make up the six scapulohumeral (those that connect to the humerus and scapula and act on the glenohumeral joint) muscles of the human body.
New discovery about tendon and bone attachment reveals strategies for attaching dissimilar materials

New discovery about tendon and bone attachment reveals strategies for attaching dissimilar materials

A Judge takes his mental health struggles public

A Judge takes his mental health struggles public

NIH grant renewed to continue work at the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

NIH grant renewed to continue work at the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Common orthopedic procedures lack high quality evidence, analysis reveals

Common orthopedic procedures lack high quality evidence, analysis reveals

AANA-VirtaMed Collaboration Results in Better Surgical Training

AANA-VirtaMed Collaboration Results in Better Surgical Training

Clinic Mandates Surgical Simulation Training After Research Indicates Improved Performance

Clinic Mandates Surgical Simulation Training After Research Indicates Improved Performance

Mount Sinai study examines common shoulder injuries in collegiate baseball players

Mount Sinai study examines common shoulder injuries in collegiate baseball players

New book explores minimally invasive techniques and technology for sports medicine

New book explores minimally invasive techniques and technology for sports medicine

New tissue implant could benefit athletes sidelined with common shoulder injury

New tissue implant could benefit athletes sidelined with common shoulder injury

Study examines the variability in opioid prescriptions for common orthopedic procedures

Study examines the variability in opioid prescriptions for common orthopedic procedures

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

New surgical tendon fixation system granted FDA 510(k) clearance

New surgical tendon fixation system granted FDA 510(k) clearance

MDI Biological Laboratory receives €280,000 to address the problem of tendon injury

MDI Biological Laboratory receives €280,000 to address the problem of tendon injury

New approach shows promise for treating shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

New approach shows promise for treating shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

Managing pain after sports medicine procedures without opioids

Managing pain after sports medicine procedures without opioids

GlobalData: Nearly 83.5% of orthopedic procedures estimated to be delayed in the U.S.

GlobalData: Nearly 83.5% of orthopedic procedures estimated to be delayed in the U.S.

Research team explores incisionless procedures for repairing  knee and shoulder injuries

Research team explores incisionless procedures for repairing knee and shoulder injuries

Temple researchers reverse muscle fibrosis associated with overuse injury in animals

Temple researchers reverse muscle fibrosis associated with overuse injury in animals

Study reports discovery of tendon stem cells

Study reports discovery of tendon stem cells