If you have an annoying pain in the shoulders for a few days time and is really hard to position yourself while sleeping that may be the case of tendinitis. In today’s article, we will give you some tips how to successfully treat this problem.
tendinitis not only affects the shoulder but it can also affect other parts of the body causing discomfort and pain in places such as heels, elbows, and wrists etc.
Tendinitis is an inflammation of the shoulder caused by small ruptures of the ligament.
WHAT ARE THE MAIN CAUSES?
There are numerous factors that can contribute to this problem but most often are:
– An Injury
– Vascular factor
– Muscle overload
Symptoms of shoulder tendinitis:
– Pain at night. Annoyance to find the proper sleeping position.
– Acute pain when performing some activity in particular.
– Pain when raising arms.
How to act
Use an application of compresses intercalating cold-heat for 20 minutes at a time alternating between one and the other. Repeat 5 times.
If the pain is severe you can do sessions of physiotherapy that consists of exercises with a gradual increase in intensity.
HOW TO AVOID TENDINITIS?
Try to avoid any heavy duty work or warm up first. Warming up is also important if you do any other physical activity such as exercising.
You can massage that area to relieve contractures.
Consume plenty of water.
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