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Shouldering the load — what education patients with rotator cuff pain want

Lauren Finestone

A study shows what people who have rotator cuff-related shoulder pain want when it comes to education about their condition.

Rotator cuff-related shoulder pain — pain when lifting the arm or reaching overhead — is common. And it’s often treated with costly, low-value care such as scans and surgery when for many it can be effectively managed with advice and education.  A study explored what people who had this condition for more than 2 months thought about the education and resources they received. Their answers highlighted 3 themes and sub-them...

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Published 03 April, 2023