If you’ve got a dad like mine—one who played every single sport ever in high school—he’s probably complained about his rotator cuff “going.”
Rotator cuff tears are incredibly common; in 2008, close to 2 million people in the United States went to their doctors because of a rotator cuff problem. In many cases, surgery is needed to correct the problem.
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