U.S. teammates Michael Phelps, top, and Ryan Lochte compete in a semifinal of the men’s 200-meter individual medley during the Olympics in August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Whenever you raise an arm over your head, or perform any similar moves, you put your rotator cuffs at risk.
U.S. teammates Michael Phelps, top, and Ryan Lochte compete in a semifinal of the men’s 200-meter individual medley during the Olympics in August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Whenever you raise an arm over your head, or perform any similar moves, you put your rotator cuffs at risk. Lee Jin-man Associated Press file
U.S. teammates Michael Phelps, top, and Ryan Lochte compete in a semifinal of the men’s 200-meter individual medley during the Olympics in August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Whenever you raise an arm over your head, or perform any similar moves, you put your rotator cuffs at risk. Lee Jin-man Associated Press file

Mighty rotator cuffs shoulder the load

February 27, 2017 08:00 AM