The rotator cuff is the group of tendons that allow us to make the elevation and rotation of the shoulder. The typical repetitive strain pitchers, tennis players, handball players, etc, produced degeneration and inflammation of the tendon. The result is a rubbing of the tendon with the bow layer of bone limits the shoulder top. The rubbing causes pain and is limiting the mobility and shoulder strength.
Diagnosis is based on exploration done by the physician and may occasionally require additional tests such as magnetic resonance imaging. To prevent this type of injury is necessary to strengthen the surrounding muscles as the deltoid, which protect the area from overexertion.Treatment is recommended for chronic conditions in general. May require decompression surgery suture friction or sleeve, which are becoming more accessible through the technique of arthroscopy.
Tendinosis is an external face-to-elbow in the tendons that extend the wrist and fingers. It’s a typical lesion of players and motorists. On the opposite side of golfers elbow is often injured, affecting the flexors (is epitrocleitis).
The doctor performing the scan is enough for diagnosis, can be complemented with ultrasound. Proper stretching is needed in practice and change the position with the racquet or the handlebars to prevent suffering a tennis elbow. We recommend the same treatment for chronic injuries, in some cases having to go under the knife.