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Cortisone inj. Today in rt. Shoulder at jt. For tendonitis. This eve. I have sign. Pain moving rt. Arm. Ice? Ys in december show degenerative joint disease with bone spurs from neck down length of back and right shoulder. Decreased rom with some pain

Cortisone inj. Today in rt. Shoulder at jt.  For tendonitis.  This eve. I have sign.  Pain moving rt. Arm.  Ice? Ys in december show degenerative joint disease with bone spurs from neck down length of back and right shoulder.  Decreased rom with some pain

You : You can try ice and advil (ibuprofen) (if you have no reasons you can't take advil (ibuprofen)), but if the pain persists or you have any fever or redness then you must call your orthopedist immediately for evaluation to be sure you aren't having a reaction or an infection. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...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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What happens if i ignore shoulder tendonitis?

What happens if i ignore shoulder tendonitis?

Depends: Tendinitis is not always symptomatic. If it does cause soreness, make sure you at least maintain your range of motion. Otherwise you can live with tendinitis without much fear of causing additional problems. Tendinosis is slightly different in that there can be deterioration and eventual tearing of the rotator cuff. ...Read more

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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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How long does shoulder tendonitis usually last?

Variable: So-called shoulder tendinitis can actually be one of a few things and specifically tendinitis of the biceps tendon or possibly bursitis, arthritis, rotator cuff pathology etc.. Initial treatment is usually but not always rest along with nsaids and hot/cold and massage. No matter the exact pathology it's important to keep the shoulder moving at least a bit to avoid a frozen shoulder. ...Read more

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Shoulder tendonitis-cannot afford to hire help?

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. ...Read more

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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