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Causes Of Rotator Cuff Lump
Shoulder rotator cuff injury 9 months ago. Tendonitis. Lump at tip of R shoulder blade size of quail egg. What is that?
Frozen Shoulder?: Stiffness by itself is not diagnostic of a rotator cuff tear but rather a frozen or stiff shoulder. Any sort of shoulder injury or trauma can initiate the process of adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Learn more here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/frozen-shoulder.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Often times, if there is injury in the rotator cuff muscles there is also can be a lot of inflammation of the bursas (fluid sacs) in the shoulder. This can cause the capsule of the shoulder to get sticky and bound down and can also do the same to the tendons. If a person with rtc injury avoids movement because of pain, they often develops stiffness called adhesive capsulitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: pain,loss of motion,weaknessGet a more detailed answer ›
Tendon quality: Poor tendon quality or degeneration accounts for the majority or suture pull- out. Some can also be attributed to surgical technique. Failure to mobilize the tendon before repair, too much tension on the repair, or an insufficient number or pattern of suturing can lead to repair failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very Common: Rotator cuff injuries are most frequently seen in the sport of baseball. The reason is that all positions involve throwing, with the pitcher and catcher doing the most. The overhead throwing motion can cause rubbing of the tendon on the acromion bone. This is increased with weakness or fatique of the muscle. Progressive strengthening and conditioning is critical. ...Read more
A bit of a distance: between the shoulder and the spine. The usual cause of "temporary spine curvature" or "change in normal lordosis" is a muscle spasm--typically of the neck. Certainly injuries and/or pain can cause spasm. Temporary spine curvature changes are common and are NOT due to the bones or disk being broken. ...Read more
Force: The act of throwing a baseball imposes a tremendous amount of force thru our rotator cuff in a short period of time. Improper mechanics and the shear nature of time can result in gradual failure of the tendon. The greg maddux's and jamie moyers of the world are few and far between for a reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that eventually, shoulder tendonitis can cause a tear in the rotator cuff, if it gets too bad?
Tendinosis: Tendinosis (rather than tendinitis) is inflammation combined with some degree of degeneration/deterioration. A rotator cuff with tendinosis can and often does progress to some degree of tearing. This will usually start as partial tearing and can progress to complete full thickness tearing. ...Read more
Does anyone know if, eventually, shoulder tendonitis can cause a tear in the rotator cuff, if it gets too bad?
Waiting on rotator cuff surgery i'm now having trouble lifting things why would cause that ? Have sml tear, & impingment
Rotator cuff: Your difficulty is due to weakness and pain due to your tear. Even a small year can weaken your strength enough for you to have problems. ...Read more
My rotator cuff bothers me all the time and clicks when I move it around. What is the cause and what is a cure?
Likely bursitis : Clicking is a common complaint with rotator cuff conditions. When the bursa becomes inflamed and hypertrophic, the tissue makes noise as it rubs underneath the acromion. Initial treatment with oral/injectable steroids and therapy is very successful. Shoulder arthroscopy is performed, if conservative treatment fails. The bursa and bone spurs are removed to give the rotator cuff move room. ...Read more
What is recovery time for a year old torn rotator cuff and what might prognosis be for future? Will this cause a disability in right arm?
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