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Why is my right shoulder always in pain after i finish playing tennis?

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Dr. Kim Fagan
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Rotator cuff

Likely etiology is irritation to your rotator cuff.
The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles/ tendons that support the shoulder joint. Overhead or behind the back movements such as a tennis serve are classic mechanism of injury. Both inflammation and weakness are typical components and must be treated for complete resolution. Modification of activity is often required. Continued pain-tear?

In brief: Rotator cuff

Likely etiology is irritation to your rotator cuff.
The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles/ tendons that support the shoulder joint. Overhead or behind the back movements such as a tennis serve are classic mechanism of injury. Both inflammation and weakness are typical components and must be treated for complete resolution. Modification of activity is often required. Continued pain-tear?
Dr. Kim Fagan
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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Unstable Shoulder

Overhead sports like tennis require a high level of kinetic chain coordination and patients that don't naturally activate the entire core/kinetic chain can easily overload the shoulder. If you have been experiencing pain for a prolonged period as you mention you may benefit from an evaluation with a shoulder specialist.
http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulderpain/2012/shoulder-specialist/improve.

In brief: Unstable Shoulder

Overhead sports like tennis require a high level of kinetic chain coordination and patients that don't naturally activate the entire core/kinetic chain can easily overload the shoulder. If you have been experiencing pain for a prolonged period as you mention you may benefit from an evaluation with a shoulder specialist.
http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulderpain/2012/shoulder-specialist/improve.
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
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