rotator cuff tendonitis

rotator cuff tendonitis

Pitcher's shoulder, shoulder/rotator cuff impingement syndrome, swimmer's shoulder, tennis shoulder Orthopedics A microtrauma or overuse injury caused by stress on or tearing of the rotator cuff, which holds the humeral head in the scapular fossa Etiology Tearing and inflammation of the tendons occurring in sports requiring the arm to be moved over the head repeatedly as in tennis, pitching baseball, swimming, lifting weights over the head. See Rotator cuff.
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Besides rotator cuff issues, several other maladies affect the shoulder, such as arthritis, rotator cuff tendonitis, impingement syndrome, AC joint separation, and chronic overuse syndromes.
An additional 400,000 Americans have surgery for related rotator cuff tendonitis or for partial tears.
Do not hunch your neck or shoulders over the ball; it may predispose you to neck strain and rotator cuff tendonitis.
People who get rotator cuff tendonitis are usually between 20 and 40 years of age and complain of a deep aching pain in the shoulder.
Naturopathic care of rotator cuff tendonitis is more effective than standard care, according to a 2009 Canadian study.
This 12-week study followed 85 Canadian postal workers who had suffered rotator cuff tendonitis for at least eight weeks.
Common injuries include shoulder problems like rotator cuff tendonitis, hand and wrist injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, "trigger finger," as well as elbow inflammation.
For wheelchair users, for example, we will have made significant progress in reducing the occurrence of pressure sores, carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tendonitis, rotator cuff tears, and spinal and pelvic deformities.