Shoulder Tendinopathy

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What is Shoulder Tendinopathy?

Tendinopathy is an injury to the tendon. It can cause pain, swelling, and limit movement. The injuries can include:

  • Tendonitis-an inflammation of the tendon. (Although this term is used often, most cases of tendinopathy are not associated with significant inflammation.)
  • Tendinosis-microtears (tiny breaks) in the tendon tissue with no significant inflammation.


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What It Is
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Shoulder Tendinopathy Causes
What causes Shoulder Tendinopathy? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Shoulder Tendinopathy Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Shoulder Tendinopathy Diagnosis
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Shoulder Tendinopathy Symptoms
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Shoulder Tendinopathy Complications
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Screening for Shoulder Tendinopathy
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Shoulder Tendinopathy Medications
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Shoulder Tendinopathy Prevention
How can you prevent Shoulder Tendinopathy? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Shoulder Tendinopathy Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Shoulder Tendinopathy treatment options are available?
Shoulder Tendinopathy Care
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