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Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy Pain Relief

Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a medical condition affecting the shoulder joint and may cause pain, weakness and difficulty performing everyday movements. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports or just getting older, CARESPACE can help.

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The best treatment for rotator cuff tendinopathy near you

CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away

Good news – if you’re looking for rotator cuff tendinopathy treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.

There are many causes of rotator cuff tendinopathy

The causes of rotator cuff tendinopathy can be difficult to pinpoint due to the variety of potential contributors, including overuse of the shoulder muscles, physical trauma or an underlying medical condition. An evaluation by a chiropractor or physiotherapist can help discover the source of inflammation or muscle tension in order to create an effective treatment plan. Common treatments include chiropractic adjustments and therapies such as massage therapy, which can reduce pain and help restore proper movement in the shoulder joint.

Get the best treatment to help your rotator cuff tendinopathy

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your rotator cuff tendinopathy quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

What is rotator cuff tendinopathy?

Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a condition where the muscles and tendons around the shoulder joint become inflamed, leading to reduced movement and significant pain. Consisting of four muscles – the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor – they function to provide stability while performing activities like raising your arms above your head.

What are they symptoms of rotator cuff tendinopathy?

Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a condition characterized by inflammation and micro-tears of the tendons on the shoulder joint. Common symptoms include pain when lifting or rotating the arm, weakness in the shoulder area, and an inability to sleep on one’s shoulder. Other signs to look out for are a crackling or popping sound when moving the shoulder joint, difficulty forming fists or gripping objects, or reduced mobility in the shoulder joint. The severity of symptoms can vary depending on how long rotator cuff tendinopathy has been present and how active someone is. It is important to note that any intense pain should be discussed with a doctor as soon as possible; this disorder is treatable if caught early.

What are the treatments for rotator cuff tendinopathy?

Rotator cuff tendinopathy is an extremely common condition that is typically treated with a combination of chiropractic care, physiotherapy, and massage therapy. When chiropractic care is sought for the treatment of rotator cuff tendinopathy, chiropractors focus on the overall health of the patient’s musculoskeletal system to help treat their pain. This includes adjustments and exercises that help reduce stress and tension in the affected area. Similarly, physiotherapists may provide targeted exercises and stretches to alleviated muscle tightness caused by this condition. Massage therapy also plays an important role not only in reducing tension in affected muscles but also in increasing joint mobility. The right combination of chiropractic care, physiotherapy, and massage therapy can be extremely beneficial for treating rotator cuff tendinpathy and providing long-term results.

Get the rotator cuff tendinopathy treatment that's right for you

Choose Your Chiropractor

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A chiropractor can help with your rotator cuff tendinopathy. A chiropractor can perform manual techniques to improve joint mobility, muscle strength and flexibility, reduce pain and inflammation.

Choose Your RMT

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If you’re dealing with a rotator cuff tendinopathy, massage therapy may be able to provide some much-needed relief. By addressing and loosening tight muscles in the shoulder and upper back, massage can reduce the stress on the tendons of the rotator cuff.

Choose Your Physiotherapist

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By providing exercises to strengthen the rotator cuff muscles and improving flexibility physiotherapists can alleviate pain from rotator cuff tendinopathy and improve function. They may also recommend manual techniques to target specific areas of tension.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for rotator cuff tendinopathy. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

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