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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.
First FDA-approved stem cell trial for shoulder injuries reaches full enrollment

First FDA-approved stem cell trial for shoulder injuries reaches full enrollment

Early surgery for rotator cuff tears leads to lasting improvement in outcomes

Early surgery for rotator cuff tears leads to lasting improvement in outcomes

Body fat can help treat bone joint injuries and osteoarthritis

Body fat can help treat bone joint injuries and osteoarthritis

Study reveals unmet education and training needs for outdoor fall prevention among older adults

Study reveals unmet education and training needs for outdoor fall prevention among older adults

VUMC clinical study to evaluate treatment methods for rotator cuff tears

VUMC clinical study to evaluate treatment methods for rotator cuff tears

Surgical approach may eliminate pseudoparalysis in patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears

Surgical approach may eliminate pseudoparalysis in patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears

Study: Patients with elevated cholesterol levels face greater risk for rotator cuff surgery failure

Study: Patients with elevated cholesterol levels face greater risk for rotator cuff surgery failure

Sanford scientists focus on utility of adult-derived stem cells

Sanford scientists focus on utility of adult-derived stem cells

Studies reveal link between rotator cuff disease and genetics

Studies reveal link between rotator cuff disease and genetics

People with increased risk for heart disease could more likely have shoulder problems

People with increased risk for heart disease could more likely have shoulder problems

Proper technique, training can prevent shoulder injuries in elite and competitive swimmers

Proper technique, training can prevent shoulder injuries in elite and competitive swimmers

Experts offer safety tips to prevent shoulder injuries when playing summer sports

Experts offer safety tips to prevent shoulder injuries when playing summer sports

AOSSM presents research awards, grants at annual meeting

AOSSM presents research awards, grants at annual meeting

New arthroscopic procedure may help patients return to sports, work quicker

New arthroscopic procedure may help patients return to sports, work quicker

Platelet-rich plasma therapy may help improve tissue healing

Platelet-rich plasma therapy may help improve tissue healing

Columbia Engineering professor wins grant to study tendon-to-bone integration for rotator cuff repair

Columbia Engineering professor wins grant to study tendon-to-bone integration for rotator cuff repair

Orthocell presents positive data for Ortho-ATI and Ortho-ACI in patients with damaged cartilage, tendon injuries

Orthocell presents positive data for Ortho-ATI and Ortho-ACI in patients with damaged cartilage, tendon injuries

Study on human growth hormone for ACL tear recovery receives funding from Mark Cuban Foundation

Study on human growth hormone for ACL tear recovery receives funding from Mark Cuban Foundation

OrthoSpace announces completion of financing transaction

OrthoSpace announces completion of financing transaction

Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW to hold Clinical Update for 2015 for health professionals

Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW to hold Clinical Update for 2015 for health professionals