A torn rotator cuff doesn't happen to only professional athletes. It's a common cause of shoulder pain for many adults. And there are several ways to treat it, including surgery.
Source: Mayo Clinic Minute
An arm in a sling cures a shoulder fracture just as well as an operation with plates and screws. This is shown by a comprehensive study.
Source: Science Daily
Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) was originally designed for the treatment of end-stage rotator cuff arthropathy. Prior to its development, the best option for patients with this disease was a hemiarthroplasty, which helped with pain relief but was not as reliable for restoring shoulder function.
Rupture of the proximal head of the biceps tendon involves one of the long head of the biceps tendon. This condition usually occurs in older individuals and is caused by degenerative changes within the biceps tendon leading to failure of the structure.
Source: Verywell Health