Supraspinatus Tendonitis shoulder pain keeps coming back
i had this (left)shoulder injury while lifting weight nine months ago. i went to a doctor he told me its supraspinatus tendonitis and told me to take three month rest.
i am football(soccer player) player i took rest and took anti-inflammatory painkillers but when i was back in mild training it still hurt.
i did watch online videos of physiotherapy but it still hurt while doing those exercise on regular basis. it has been 9 months since and it still hurt .there are no good physiotherapist out here and my season is four months from now.
any help would be appreciated.
Let's just assume that your doctor diagnosed you correctly with supraspinatus tendonitis.
Tendonitis is the same everywhere: too tight muscle, too tight connective tissue, and pain enhancing chemical from the Process of Inflammation.
1. Ice pack your shoulder, 5 minutes on, 5 off.
2. You need to lengthen the supraspinatus. Tight muscles constantly pull on and irritate the tendon.
3. Poke around the front of your shoulder. Any where that hurts, massage it a couple minutes, as many times during the day as you can.
You should find a hotspot in there that is the tendon attachment. That needs ice massage and self massage.
That's a start. Start doing those things, and then come back with questions.
Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
The Tendonitis Expert