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Old volleyball player and weightlifter . Developed mild supraspinatus tendinosis according to an ultra sound. Is return to play possible ?

Old volleyball player and weightlifter . Developed mild supraspinatus tendinosis according to an ultra sound. Is return to play possible ?

Absolutely: Return to play if that is 'all u have' should not be a problem. Ss tendinitis can be treated w/ nsaids , rot. Cuff strengthening and an occ. Injection .I would say , however, that you should be thouroghly examined ( w/ possible MRI as well) to exclude other coexisting shoulder problems such as instability, slap/labral tears etc.Best of luck! ...Read more

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Have had shoulder pain for ~1 year, MRI showed supraspinatus tendinosis + bicipital tenosynovitis. PT for a year, no improvements. Suggestions?

Have had shoulder pain for ~1 year, MRI showed supraspinatus tendinosis + bicipital tenosynovitis. PT for a year, no improvements. Suggestions?

Arthroscopy: It comes down in part to the base cause of it. Are you over using it and can that be modified. Is it sports telated and you are not warming up well or using bad technique? If the cause is unclear, sometimes a diagnostic arthroscopy can shed light on the cause. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Hi, I have pain in my right shoulder. I had an MRI done. Can you please tell me what the following findings mean? 1. Extensive tendinosis versus full-thickness focal tear of the supraspinatus. Tendinosis of the infraspinatus and subscapularis tendons.

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I have pain in my right shoulder.  I had an  MRI done.  Can you please tell me what the following findings mean?
1. Extensive tendinosis versus full-thickness focal tear of the supraspinatus.  Tendinosis of the infraspinatus and subscapularis tendons.

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 , infraspinatous and teres minor. These tendons r very thick so when they tear they usually tear partially ,not unlike a shoe string that begins to unravel. Subscapularis tendon helps piUll your arm back towards the midline.it and the infraspinatous tendons ...Read more

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Shoulderpain ~2 yrs. Mri-mild tendinosis of supraspinatus tendon, 2 mm interstital tear, mild subacr-subdelt bursitis, trace glenohumoral joint effusion?

Shoulderpain ~2 yrs. Mri-mild tendinosis of supraspinatus tendon, 2 mm interstital tear, mild subacr-subdelt bursitis, trace glenohumoral joint effusion?

See details: The MRI of the shoulder is not particularly impressive. As various therapies have not worked, consider seeing an orthopedist who specializes in shoulder issues. There is no way to be more specific with you without having the opportunity to examine the shoulder first hand. ...Read more

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What does supraspinatus tendinsis with anterior undersurface fraying mean? What does infraspinatus tendinosis mean?

What does supraspinatus tendinsis with anterior undersurface fraying mean? What does infraspinatus tendinosis mean?

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 just on the undersurface (shoulder joint side). Tendinosis describes the substance of the tendon as "injured" but not frankly torn-- definitely capable of causing symptoms typically of pain with overhead activities. Nonop Physical therapy is indicated ...Read more

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What is glutted medius tendinosis?

What is glutted medius tendinosis?

Gluteus medius: Injury to the gluteus medius is not uncommon. The gluteus medius is an important hip abductor analogous to the rotator cuff muscles that abduct the shoulder. The gluteus medius allows us to lift our hips sideways away fom the midline. The term tendinosis refers to an intrinsic injury to the tendon that attaches the muscle to the hip bone. Tendinosis can advance to tear with increasing injury. ...Read more

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Can eccentric exercises be done for wrist tendinosis and how?

Can eccentric exercises be done for wrist tendinosis and how?

Yes: I would be certain of your dx. And then be referred to a qualified occupational therapist. " super seven " exersises can then begin and can help in elbow and wrist tendinitis .Tim uhl( therapist) @ hughston sports medicine clinic/hospital has an easy description of these exersises. If no improvement follow up w/ your physician. ...Read more

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What does a "full thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon" mean?

What does a "full thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon" mean?

Rotator Cuff Tear: If you are 31 and have a full thickness tear of your suprspinatous tendon, you have a problem. The supraspinatous is one of the 4 muscles that make up your rotator cuff. Tears at your age are unusual, often due to trauma and should generally be repaired with surgery. See an orthopaedist to get it checked out. ...Read more