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Age related tendon degeneration: The relationship between rotator cuff tears, shoulder pain and functional loss

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The shoulder is the third most common site of musculoskeletal symptoms with an estimated 20% of the population reporting symptoms at any given time. Rotator cuff tears are the most common shoulder disorder, and the major debilitation patients seek help for is pain. Full thickness rotator cuff tears have an estimated prevalence of between 7 and 27%, but studies have shown that not all of these are symptomatic. Many case series have been set in shoulder clinics and m...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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