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Shoulder Tendinitis

June 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shoulder Tendinitis – What Is It? Shoulder tendinitis is an injury to the shoulder that occurs most commonly when attempting to lift something too quickly, lifting something that is too heavy or falling on an outstretched arm.  The sudden stress on the tendon causes microtears which lead to inflammation of that tendon. Shoulder tendinitis is…

Shoulder Tendinitis Or Is It Tendinosis?

May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shoulder Tendinitis (Or Is It Tendinosis?) –  What Is It? When most people think of tendinitis they often think of an injury that is a result of overuse -this is actually not the case.  Shoulder tendinitis is an injury to the shoulder that occurs most commonly when attempting to lift something too quickly, lifting something…

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

What Is It? Rotator cuff tendonitis is a condition of the shoulder joint where there is inflammation of one or more tendons of the rotator cuff complex. The rotator cuff is made up of four main structures: Supraspinatus. This holds your humerus in place and keeps your upper arm stable. It helps lift your arm.…

doctor and patient with arm pain

Arm Pain

December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The definition of arm pain is where there is pain or discomfort felt anywhere within the arm, including involvement of the shoulder, elbow and wrist. After a comprehensive history and physical examination, the following tests may be done to help find the cause of the underlying arm pain: X-rays (to rule out fractures) Blood tests…