Shoulder Pain Composite

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis/Impingement Syndrome


Overview

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis is a condition that affects the tendons and muscles of the shoulder, it is often called impingement syndrome. Impingement syndrome is a common source of shoulder pain and occurs when the tendons or bursa (jelly sac to reduce friction) gets caught between the bones of the shoulder. If untreated, the irritated tendons and bursa can become inflamed and lead to tendonitis or bursitis.

Symptoms

Treatment

Our physical therapists may use therapeutic modalities, manual therapy techniques, massage, strengthening and stretching exercises to help you regain function and decrease your discomfort.