Rotator Cuff Tears:  Surgical Treatment Options

Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff often involves re-attaching the tendon to the head of the humerus (upper arm bone). A partial tear, however may need only a trimming or smoothing known as a debridement.

A complete tear is repaired by stitching the tendon back to its original site on the humerus.

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