What is rotator cuff disease anyway?BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b642 (Published 17 February 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b642
- Gabriel Symonds, general practitioner1
- 1Tokyo, Japan
I am not surprised that the study by Ekeberg and colleagues showed no difference between subacromial ultrasound-guided or systemic steroid injection for rotator cuff disease.1
What is rotator cuff disease? I submit no such disease exists. You might as well talk of shoulder pain disease or the long discredited periarthritis.
The diagnostic …