Medical Definition of Rotator cuff tendinitis

1. The rotator cuff is a tendon formed by three distinct muscles: teres minor, supraspinatus and infraspinatus, which stabilise the head of the humerus within the shoulder joint. Tendinitis or injury to the rotator cuff muscle can make shoulder abduction (lifting the arm out to the side) and external rotation painful. In most cases treatment includes rest, ice and physical therapy to strengthen the shoulder muscles. (27 Sep 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

rotational energy
rotational latency
rotational molding
rotational moulding
rotational nystagmus
rotational period
rotational transform
rotationalities
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rotationally
rotations
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rotatively
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rotator cuff
rotator cuff tendinitis (current term)
rotator cuffs
rotator muscles
rotatores
rotatores cervicis muscles
rotatores lumborum muscles
rotatores muscles
rotatores thoracis muscles
rotatoria
rotators
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rotatory joint
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rotatory spasm
rotatory tic

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