Baseball Rotator Cuff Tendonitis: Part 1 and 2. Diagnosis and Self Treatment.

Baseball Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Baseball Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

As you may have gathered, the rotator cuff is responsible for rotating the shoulder, but its significance to a baseball player like yourself is much more crucial. The rotator cuff is made up of 4 muscles; 3 on the back of the shoulder and 1 on the front.

Posterior Rotator Cuff
Posterior Rotator Cuff
Anterior Rotator Cuff
Anterior Rotator Cuff

As a baseball player when you get rotator cuff tendonitis, the tendons of those muscles become irritated because there is too much force going through them. You will usually get pain down the front, side or back of your arm, and in severe cases the pain can cross the elbow and go into your wrist and hand.

Ok, so what’s the culprit? It’s usually from one or a combination of 3 things. Watch the video:

 

 


 

Part 2: How to Self Treat Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

Here's a 6 step strategy to get rid of your rotator cuff tendonitis in no time!

 

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