Shouldering the blame for impingement: the rotator cuff continuum

  • J van Zuydam
  • DC Janse van Rensburg
  • CC Grant
  • A Janse van Rensburg
  • J Patricios
Keywords: shoulder impingement syndrome, subacromial impingement syndrome, rotator cuff, tendinopathy, rehabilitation

Abstract

The aim of this article was to summarise recent research on shoulder impingement and rotator cuff pathology. A continuum model of rotator cuff pathology is described, and the challenges of accurate clinical diagnosis, imaging and best management discussed.

Keywords: shoulder impingement syndrome, subacromial impingement syndrome, rotator cuff, tendinopathy, rehabilitation

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eISSN: 2078-6204
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