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Rotator cuff tendonitis and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have been diagnosed and i have rotator cuff tenitis and i have been going to therapy but it hasnt gotten better how long does tenditis usually last
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   and it is still grinding what should i do
User :   16 girl
Doctor :   Maintaining as much range of motion as possible in your shoulder is important.
Doctor :   Once pain has lessened, you may be able to tolerate more shoulder exercises.
User :   will i need surgery if it doesnt get better
Doctor :   Regular stretching and strengthening exercises taught by a physiotherapist needs to be done.
Doctor :   Take simple pain killers if the pain is unbearable
Doctor :   You ,ay also need steroid injections in your shoulder
Doctor :   Surgery is usually not required
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