Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tendinitis Shoulder Outlook

What to expect with shoulder tendinitis:

  • Most cases of shoulder tendinitis resolve within 4 to 6 weeks.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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