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Unformatted text preview: the tendon frays it can begin to tear. If the patient had a tear, as the arm adducts torwards the body it will travel faster than the contralateral arm and pain may be experienced at the attempt to slowly drop the arm. This would indicate a tear of the supraspinatus tendon. o In Caroles physical exam she exhibited R arm weakness, which may indicate a tear of the supraspinatus. Hmm. .sexy Source: o http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/92814-overview...
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