Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy, diagnosis and management

...navigating the conundrum

The definitive cause of RC tendinopathy remains uncertain, as does the reason for the pain experienced by people with this common condition. It has been suggested that even underloading may disrupt tendon homeostasis, potentially resulting in a temporally earlier point of failure, when the tendon is subject to load.  Also central sensitization could contribute to explain this disparity, and several studies have investigated its role in individuals with RC tendinopathy.


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