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Can one work around shoulder tendonitis in the gym?

Can one work around shoulder tendonitis in the gym?

Yes: Shoulder tendinitis is a very common problem and can be treated with ice, nsaid's and activity modification. As far as exercising at the gym is concerned, try to avoid overhead lifting. Military/shoulder press and push-ups should be avoided. Add internal/external rotation exercises to your routine and always ice after exercise. After 4-6 weeks you should feel better, if not see an orthopod. ...Read more

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How can one work around shoulder tendonitis in the gym?

How can  one work around shoulder tendonitis in the gym?

Avoid shoulder : I would do legs and abs and avoid using the arm to do weights for now and only do the shoulder exercises your therapist has taught you until the pain is gone. ...Read more

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How does one work around shoulder tendonitis?

How does one work around shoulder tendonitis?

See below: See a good orthopaedic surgeon to determine if there is a cause and she/he will give the answer. ...Read more

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I have shoulder tendonitis from a work related injury. How can I treat it?

Reduce inflammation: Initial treatment includes nsaids, rest, ice, and exercise. If ineffective over a couple of weeks, consult with an orthopedic specialist for a specific diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Is pt for torn rotator and tendonitis supposed to make shoulder hurt worse after two weeks cortisone didn't work?

Is pt for torn rotator and tendonitis supposed to make shoulder hurt worse after two weeks  cortisone didn't work?

Rotator cuff: Sometimes at the beginning of pt, symptoms can increase. This can be due to muscle soreness, performing an inappropriate level/type of pt activities, etc.. It is important to communicate this with your pt. Additionally, not all rc tears respond to conservative treatment and so a persistence of symptoms may be indicative that nonoperative treatment may be unsuccessful and surgery may be required. ...Read more

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What causes shoulder tendonitis?

What causes shoulder tendonitis?

Overuse.: Oftentimes, it is overuse, either from work or sports. It can be treated with medication and physical therapy. ...Read more

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How is shoulder tendonitis treated?

How is shoulder tendonitis treated?

Non-op 1st: An orthopedic doctor would recommend activity modification/rest, tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaid's, and rotator cuff strengthening exercises initially. These excercies can be done at home or under the direction of a physical therapist. Sometimes a cortisone injection can help. For the rare patient who fails to improve with this approach, surgery sometimes can be considered. ...Read more

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How long does shoulder tendonitis last?

How long does shoulder tendonitis last?

Days to weeks: Tendonitis is usually related to overuse or overload injuries. This condition can last from a few days to a few weeks depending on the severity of injury. See your physician if continue to have pain after 2 weeks of conservative care. ...Read more

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I need help shoulder tendonitis, what to do?

I need help shoulder tendonitis, what to do?

Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx.Com ...Read more

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