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exercises to strengthen the supraspinatus infraspinatus muscles of the shoulder

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff: Your rotator vuff is a group of 3 muscles which r on top of the shoulder blade I t attaches to the humerus by three tendons ,supraspinatous , infrasp ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendinosis: Whereas tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon, tendinosis is more of chronic injury and breakdown of the tendon. Since you have multiple areas of ten ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Identify pain cause: First concern should be to identify the cause of the supraspinatus weakness and pain. Physiotherapy can be very helpful, but shoulder impingement sec ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hmmm?: Exercise is always the key nut sometimes medications can reduce the inflammation and pain to allow you to do the exercises. When that doesn't work, a ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff tear: That is just a fancy way to say you have torn your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that allow you to move your arm away fro ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff injured: The MRI findings if correlated with your exam findings and complaints, suggest the supraspinatus (top rotator cuff tendon) is injured but apparently j ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The infraspinatus is: Part of the rotator cuff that externally rotates your arm when your throw,bat,comb your hair & more if there was significant trauma your should se ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
PT, antiinflammatory: A good physical therapist can give you a progressive exercise program, instruction in heat and cold and other therapies such as ultrasound. Your phy ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See ortho: I have some patients that opt not to have surgery but a full thickness tear of rotator cuff will not heal on their own.Alot of this depends on your li ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Contusion: That is a fairly unlikely mechanism to break something, you may have a contusion. I would use rest, ice, and NSAIDs and if it does not get better in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Therapy or surgery: If it is a mild tendonitis it may respond to ice, nsaids and rest.. Perhaps a cortisone injection or therapy will help If there is significant AC join ... Read More
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