Rotator cuff tendonitis is a condition that occurs overtime and if left untreated, can progress into other shoulder injuries that are far more difficult to treat. This tendinitis occurs when the rotator cuff tendon becomes inflamed due to repetitive movement of the shoulder, therefore causing pain and discomfort.
Rotator cuff tendinitis usually develops over time due to repetitive movement or immobilisation of the shoulder joint, however, this condition can also be a result of trauma.
The symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis usually get worse over time, which can usually start with pain being alleviated at rest to having the pain constantly. Common symptoms include:
In order to diagnose this condition, the sports therapist will ask a series of questions to get a background of what is going on, which will then be followed by a series of tests to confirm or deny rotator cuff tendinitis.
Here at Complete Chiropractic we offer a range of treatment options for this shoulder condition, these include:
Sports therapy treatment can be very beneficial for those who suffer from this condition, which will help you return to your daily activities as soon as possible. Benefits include: