Rotator Cuff Tear / Injury
The rotator cuff is a cuff of tissue that surrounds the shoulder joint and stabilizes the shoulder during motion including daily activities and sports related activities. Many times it can be injured with a trauma including a sports related trauma but also it can thin and wear out with regular activities over time. The treatment for a rotator cuff injury depends on the thickness and location of the tear, or the symptoms associated the tear and the expected activity after treatment. Dr. Vizzi has advanced training in shoulder injuries including rotator cuff tears and therefore can guide your treatment from conservative and nonoperative through operative intervention. If surgery is needed, he uses advanced surgical and arthroscopic techniques to address your injury.