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How long does therapy for shoulder injury usually last?

How long does therapy for shoulder injury usually last?

Shoulder pt: Length of time for pt of any body part depends upon the problem. On the average most shoulders improve after 6-8 weeks of pt.Those that require surgery take 12 -16 weeks of pt. remember that our shoulder joint is the only one which has 360 degrees of motion . This implies that there r a lot of "steps" in total recovery ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Should I have massage therapy with an undiagnosed shoulder injury, severe pain & weakness of arm?

Should I have massage therapy with an undiagnosed  shoulder injury, severe pain & weakness of arm?

Probably not: While massage therapy can be quite helpful in some patients, your pain and weakness is worrisome, and you need to have a complete workup. Your doctor may want you to have MRI studies of your brain, cervical spine and shoulder. If, after a complete work-up there is nothing serious found, then you can go back to massage therapy. ...Read more

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How long can shoulder injury last?

How long can shoulder injury last?

shoulder injury: Depends on the injury. If only strained, options include rest, ice, nsaids, and eventual rehab exercises best guided by a therapist. Sometimes a cortisone injection can be helpful if inflammation is present. This can take several months to improve with conservative treatment. If rotator cuff or labrum is torn, surgery is often needed to repair the tear. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm suffering from shoulder injury since last 15 months. can you give solutuon ?

What do you advise if I'm suffering from shoulder injury since last 15 months. can you give solutuon ?

Further evaluation: It may be time to have an MRI or similar study, if you haven't already. An evaluation by an orthopedist or sports medicine specialist may be helpful. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a shoulder injury to heal?

How long will it take for a shoulder injury to heal?

1-2 weeks: In general, strains are largely better in 1-2 weeks. If your shoulder pain is not significantly improved in 1-2 weeks, you should have it evaluated by an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how long it will take for a shoulder injury to heal after lifting weights?

Tendonitis: Initial management could include things like avoidance of painful activities/positions, use of nsaids (aleve, advil), periodic application of ice, and gentle stretching. As symptoms improve, gradually resume activities. Should pain not resolve, or get worse, consult with a shoulder specialist. ...Read more

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I had a right shoulder injury last year from working a job that requires a lot of lifting. Now I am experiencing extreme pain in my chest and back. ?

I had a right shoulder injury last year from working a job that requires a lot of lifting. Now I am experiencing extreme pain in my chest and back. ?

ER?: Extreme pain of any kind, especially in the chest usually prompts an emergency visit to a health care professional. On the weekend, that's usually an emergency room. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Why do gps (or their mas) always aggressively insist i provide first day of last period? Reasons for visits include strep throat, shoulder injury, etc

Why do gps (or their mas) always aggressively insist i provide first day of last period? Reasons for visits include strep throat, shoulder injury, etc

Fetal injury prevent: Because you are capable of being pregnant, the question you find offensive is meant to protect the unborn, if present. Many medicines will cause irreversible damage to the organ systems to, the unborn. In fact, we have a responsibility to you and the baby, and could be held responsible if appropriate care were not exercised in this regard. All sexually active women should be aware of this. ...Read more