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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.
BioMimetic highlights updates on orthopedic and rehabilitation devices during AAOS meeting

BioMimetic highlights updates on orthopedic and rehabilitation devices during AAOS meeting

FDA clears ArthroCare's Spartan 5.5 Needled Anchor

FDA clears ArthroCare's Spartan 5.5 Needled Anchor

State Roundup: Setting up health insurance exchanges; Community-based clinics cuts; Autism legislation; End-of-life care

State Roundup: Setting up health insurance exchanges; Community-based clinics cuts; Autism legislation; End-of-life care

FDA schedules panel meeting date for BioMimetic Therapeutics's Augment Bone Graft PMA

FDA schedules panel meeting date for BioMimetic Therapeutics's Augment Bone Graft PMA

Rotator cuff surgery does not fully restore normal shoulder motion, strength: Study

Rotator cuff surgery does not fully restore normal shoulder motion, strength: Study

BioMimetic granted Canadian notice of patent allowance covering rhPDGF-BB platform technology formulations

BioMimetic granted Canadian notice of patent allowance covering rhPDGF-BB platform technology formulations

BioMimetic Therapeutics to assess safety, clinical utility of Augment Rotator Cuff Graft

BioMimetic Therapeutics to assess safety, clinical utility of Augment Rotator Cuff Graft

Active recreational athletes at risk for shoulder injuries this holiday season, say doctors

Active recreational athletes at risk for shoulder injuries this holiday season, say doctors

ABI therapy effective for treating microtears in hamstring injury: Study

ABI therapy effective for treating microtears in hamstring injury: Study

FDA clears ArthroCare's Spartan PEEK Suture Implant system

FDA clears ArthroCare's Spartan PEEK Suture Implant system

Arthroscopic surgery for torn shoulder muscles in elderly patients can reduce pain

Arthroscopic surgery for torn shoulder muscles in elderly patients can reduce pain

Physiotherapy after surgery reduces pain by 50% within 3-6 months

Physiotherapy after surgery reduces pain by 50% within 3-6 months

Physiotherapy reduces pain in patients with shoulder problems

Physiotherapy reduces pain in patients with shoulder problems

Brookhaven Science Associates, BioSET receive U.S. patent for tissue regeneration technology

Brookhaven Science Associates, BioSET receive U.S. patent for tissue regeneration technology

AHRQ publishes new comparative effectiveness report on treatments for rotator cuff tears

AHRQ publishes new comparative effectiveness report on treatments for rotator cuff tears

Medical information on Internet may not be accurate or complete

Medical information on Internet may not be accurate or complete

Augmentation with Wright's GRAFTJACKET Matrix improves repair healing for large rotator cuff tears

Augmentation with Wright's GRAFTJACKET Matrix improves repair healing for large rotator cuff tears

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics: Shoulder and upper extremity injuries are very common

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics: Shoulder and upper extremity injuries are very common

Avoiding boomeritis: Tips from Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource

Avoiding boomeritis: Tips from Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource

Tips to avoid exercise-related injuries in baby boomers

Tips to avoid exercise-related injuries in baby boomers