The Effects of Reciprocal Inhibition Techniques on Shoulder Abduction Range in Individuals with Tendinitis


  • Vivek Shrivastava Research Scholar, NIILM University, Kaithal


Reciprocal, Inhibition,, Techniques


One of the most prevalent musculoskeletal conditions, shoulder tendinitis is characterised by inflammation and discomfort in the shoulder tendon as well as pain. It is common for shoulder tendonitis to result in a restricted range of motion for the shoulder abduction. Increasing the shoulder abduction range in this group may be possible through the use of reciprocal inhibition, which involves relaxing antagonist muscles in order to stimulate agonist muscles. Strategies that include reciprocal inhibition limit the overactivity of shoulder adduction and internal rotation muscles such as the pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi, while simultaneously increasing the activation of the main abductors, which include the deltoids and the supraspinatus.


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Vivek Shrivastava. (2024). The Effects of Reciprocal Inhibition Techniques on Shoulder Abduction Range in Individuals with Tendinitis. Innovative Research Thoughts, 10(1), 90–92. Retrieved from