There are four muscle tendons that connect to the shoulder thatmake up the rotator cuff. Together these four tendons stabilize theupper arm bone to the shoulder socket and allow the wide range ofmotion in the shoulder.
Dennis Ogiela, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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