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Shoulder tendonitis-cannot afford to hire help?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Exercise: Range of motion exercise program important. You need an evaluation and may need imaging regarding the cause. - tendonosis or a tendon tear need to be considered sometimes an injection can help but you need a correct diagnosis.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

I need help shoulder tendonitis, what to do?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
More info: Really need more information but assuming u have rotator cuff tendinitis of the shoulder you can:rest the shoulder from overhead activities, take an otc NSAID (alleve, advil (ibuprofen) )for a week or 10 days and try strengthening your rot.Cuff w/isometric theraband exercises .If no improvement i would suggest seeing an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and other treatment alternatives .Good luck!

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