Introduction: Shoulder tendinitis


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Shoulder tendinitis: Tendinitis is inflammation (redness, soreness, and swelling) of a tendon. In tendinitis of the shoulder, the rotator cuff and/or biceps tendon become inflamed, usually as a result of being pinched by surrounding structures. The injury may vary from mild inflammation to involvement of most of the rotator cuff. When the rotator cuff tendon becomes inflamed and thickened, it may get trapped under the acromion. Squeezing of the rotator cuff is called impingement syndrome.1

Researching symptoms of Shoulder tendinitis: Further information about the symptoms of Shoulder tendinitis is available including a list of symptoms of Shoulder tendinitis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Shoulder tendinitis: Various information is available about treatments available for Shoulder tendinitis, or research treatments for other diseases.

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1. excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS

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