Rotator Cuff

Is your Rotator Cuff, The Source of your Shoulder Pain?

April 27th, 2017

By Chuck Schulte, PT Diamond Physical Therapy Have you ever felt a twinge in your shoulder when lifting something, or do you suffer from an aching shoulder at the end of the day? This could be a sign that your rotator cuff is weak and irritated. Various studies* show that 20% of people with shoulder

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What are the Signs of a Torn or Strained Rotator Cuff?

October 25th, 2016

By Chuck Schulte, PT. Diamond Physical Therapy  Algonquin, IL   A strained or torn rotator cuff can cause a dull ache deep in the shoulder and make it difficult to lift your arm or feels very weak.  Is it painful when sleeping, especially if you lie on the affected shoulder? Difficult to comb your hair or reach

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