Supraspinatus Tendinitis



1. Shoulder pain, especially with overhead activities
2. Pain at night, particularly when lying on the affected shoulder
3. Weakness and limited range of motion in the shoulder

Risk Factors:

i. Repetitive overhead activities (e.g., tennis, volleyball, swimming)
ii. Occupations or activities involving heavy lifting



i. Clinical Examination
ii. Imaging: Ultrasound or MRI if needed to confirm diagnosis and assess severity

Conservative Treatment:
. NSAIDs: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain relief and inflammation reduction.
. Rest and Activity Modification: Avoidance of aggravating activities, especially overhead movements.
. Physical Therapy: Strengthening and stretching exercises to improve shoulder function and reduce pain.
Corticosteroid Injections:
. Considered if conservative measures do not provide sufficient relief.
Surgical Intervention:
. Reserved for cases where there is no improvement with conservative treatment or if there is a significant tendon tear.

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