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What are symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

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If you have rotator cuff tendinitis, you'll notice pain in the outer part of your upper arm, as well as the front and top of your shoulder. This could be worse when you raise your hands above your head or reach behind you.

From: What Is Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Injury.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Tendinitis,” “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

OrthoInfo/American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Shoulder Impingement/Rotator Cuff Tendinitis.”

UptoDate: “Patient Education: Rotator Cuff tendinitis  and tear (Beyod the basics.)”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

Hospital for Special Surgery: “Rotator Cuff Tears, Injuries and Treatment.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 14, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Injury.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Rotator Cuff Tendinitis,” “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

OrthoInfo/American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Shoulder Impingement/Rotator Cuff Tendinitis.”

UptoDate: “Patient Education: Rotator Cuff tendinitis  and tear (Beyod the basics.)”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Shoulder Tendinitis.”

Hospital for Special Surgery: “Rotator Cuff Tears, Injuries and Treatment.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on February 14, 2017

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