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Supraspinatus Tendinitis (Rotator cuffs disease)
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What is Supraspinatus Tendinitis?
Supraspinatus Tendinitis, also known as Rotator cuffs disease, is a condition of the shoulder in which the tendons of the Supraspinatus muscles (part of rotator cuff muscles) get inflamed and irritated while passing through the sub acromial space, the passage beneath the acromion.
What causes Supraspinatus Tendinitis?
Various reasons responsible for Supraspinatus Tendinitis include:
Inflammation of the tendons of Supraspinatus muscles
Repeated stressful overhead motions
Increased work load of muscles
Rotator cuff overload
Overstress of tendon due to muscle weakness
Direct trauma to the shoulder
Gradual degeneration of muscle due to age factor
What are the symptoms of Supraspinatus Tendinitis?
The main symptoms of Supraspinatus Tendinitis are:
Pain in the shoulder especially when you lift your arm above head
Weakness, swelling and tenderness in the shoulder as well as arm
Restricted mobility of shoulder
How can Supraspinatus Tendinitis be treated?
The treatment for Supraspinatus Tendinitis includes:
Anti-inflammatory nonsteroidal drugs and pain relievers