Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

Rotator cuff tendonitis, also called shoulder tendonitis, is an inflammation (irritation and swelling) of the tendons in the shoulder. Rotator cuff tendonitis is a very common injury caused by overuse or overload of the shoulder.

Tendons are more susceptible to injuries than muscles when stressed beyond their limits, and they also need more time to heal because they have less blood supply than muscles.

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis Causes

  • Inflammatory or musculoskeletal conditions, such as arthritis
  • Normal aging method of the body
  • Damage muscles of the shoulder or part of the shoulder
  • The shoulder blade pinching, rubbing or grating the tendon
  • Poor bearing, this puts additional force on the tendons and muscles
  • Sudden boost in extent and amount of work out that involve the shoulder and arm

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis Symptoms

  • Weakness in the shoulder and arm
  • Shoulder pain, particularly through movement and at night
  • Cracking commotion in the shoulder with movement
  • Tenderness and bumping in the upper face of shoulder
  • In stern cases, incapacity to heave the arm shoulder height

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis Treatments

  • Resting and putting ice on the injured shoulder
  • Anti-inflammatory medications to ease the pain
  • Physical therapy which can improve the shoulder’s condition
  • Physical therapy exercises and strengthening to reduce the pain and inflammation
  • Medication injection to the rotator cuff can reduce the inflammation

About Molly Scott

Hi, my name is Molly and I used to suffer from a rotator cuff injury due to excessive workout at the gym. I tried different training programs to heal my shoulder pain. I fail to stick to any of them, accept for one program - The Rotator Cuff Recovery Kit. If you truly suffer from shoulder or rotator cuff injury, I don't recommend you to skip this program. You can read more about it here

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