Overview

Rotator cuff tendinitis affects the tendons and muscles that help move the shoulder joint. Tendinitis means that these tendons are inflamed or irritated. Rotator cuff tendinitis may also be called impingement syndrome. Tendinitis of the rotator[read article]

Tests for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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Shoulder X Ray
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan uses magnets and radio waves to capture images of your body's internal structures without making a surgical incision. T...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Ultrasound Scan of Shoulder Joint
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Range of Motion Exercise
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Heat Therapy
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Pain Management
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A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a device that sends small electrical currents to targeted body parts. These currents are used to reliev...  More
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Injection of Therapeutic Substance Into Joint or Ligament
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Cold Pack Treatment
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Surgical Procedures for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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The rotator cuff is a combination of muscles and tendons that link your upper arm bone (humerus) to your shoulder blades. The rotator cuff also holds your upper arm...  More
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Arthroscopic acromioplasty
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Prescribed Medications for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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DICLOFENAC (dye KLOE fen ak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It is used for osteoarthritis and r...  More
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ETODOLAC (ee toe DOE lak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used to treat ost...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Self Care for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

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Rest
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Application of Ice Packs
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