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Is surgery always necessary for tendonitis in a shoulder joint?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
Rarely does a shoulder tendinitis require surgery.
Most tendinitis conditions respond to conservative measures: rest, ice, heat, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, or injections.

In brief: No
Rarely does a shoulder tendinitis require surgery.
Most tendinitis conditions respond to conservative measures: rest, ice, heat, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, or injections.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No
Physical therapy and or rest will likely help.

In brief: No
Physical therapy and or rest will likely help.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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