Symptoms of a torn supraspinatus tendon include a dull pain deep in the shoulder and arm weakness, states Mayo Clinic. Patients also experience pain when they rest at night, especially if they lie down on the affected sh... More »

During surgical repair of the supraspinatus tendon, the patient is put under general anesthesia or is given a local or regional anesthesia, says Johns Hopkins Medicine. Then, the operating team cleans the area on the sho... More »

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons describes a rotator cuff tear as a tendon tear of the four rotator cuff muscles that stabilize the shoulder. These include the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis and ... More »

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