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Stem cell innovation regrows rotator cuffs

11:39 EDT 3 Apr 2017 | Medical Xpress

Every time you throw a ball, swing a golf club, reach for a jar on a shelf, or cradle a baby, you can thank your rotator cuff. This nest of tendons connecting your arm bone to your shoulder socket is a functional marvel, but it's also prone to tearing. Now, a team of researchers from UConn Health has found a way to regenerate rotator cuff tendons after they're torn and make a stronger repair.

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