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Can shoulder injury cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

Can shoulder injury cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

Rarely: You could get carpal tunnel syndrome if your shoulder injury caused bad enough swelling. The swelling travels down the arm to the hand and that's what causes carpal tunnel. ...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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Can a shoulder injury cause your hands to tingle?

Can a shoulder injury cause your hands to tingle?

Sometimes often neck: You need to be evaluated for a neck problem or nerve irritation syndrome in your neck or possibly a nerve irritation at your wrist. Shoulder injuries that injure the brachial plexus can cause hand tingling as well. ...Read more

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I just had an MRI done of a shoulder injury. Doctor says results are too "fuzzy" to tell what kind of injury it is. What causes the "fuzziness?"

I just had an MRI done of a shoulder injury. Doctor says results are too "fuzzy" to tell what kind of injury it is. What causes the "fuzziness?"

Two thoughts: There may have been too much body motion by you during the examination. Less likely is the possibility of a poor quality scan as a result of technical issues with the scanner. ...Read more

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Have lump of scar tissue size of marble at shoulder blade since shoulder injury 2 years ago. No pain to touch. Cause problem? Need to remove? How?

Have lump of scar tissue size of marble at shoulder blade since shoulder injury 2 years ago. No pain to touch. Cause problem? Need to remove? How?

Have this checked: It is my advice that you have this lump checked out. It may very well be benign. However cancer can develop on scar tissue and this can generally be cured if treated properly. I suggest having a biopsy taken of the tissue for a pathological exam. Please make an appointment at a clinic to begin to follow this up. ...Read more

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Round Lump at tip of shoulder blade after shoulder injury. Is that scar tissue? No pain when touched. Will it cause problem? See what type of doctor?

Round Lump at tip of shoulder blade after shoulder injury. Is that scar tissue? No pain when touched. Will it cause problem? See what type of doctor?

Shoulder: Depending on what part of the shoulder blade it is located on it could be some calcification that has developed after the contusion that occurred, probably the best person to see would be a orthopedic surgeon who could further evaluate this concern, they could possibly get x-rays if indicated or obtain an MRI to make sure this is nothing more then post from attic scar tissueor calcification. Good luck ...Read more

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What can I do if my shoulder injury is not getting better?

What can I do if my shoulder injury is not getting better?

Ice.: If you've tried icing the shoulder and taking anti-inflammatory medications, and you're not getting better, then you should see an orthopedic shoulder specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How soon should I have a X-ray for a shoulder injury?

How soon should I have a X-ray for a shoulder injury?

It depends: It depends on the type of injury.X-rays are mostly useful for an injury to a bone or joint displacement,although sometimes we can see signs of inflammation on them as well.If the injury is a muscle strain, tendon or ligament injury, the xray won't show it.Significant direct trauma to the shoulder should be x-rayed right away.At about 10 days out,a very small break not seen before may be seen. ...Read more

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What kind of a specialist do I see for a shoulder injury?

What kind of a specialist do I see for a shoulder injury?

Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons are the physician of choice for shoulder injuries. Their specialized surgical training allows them a unique ability to care for diseases and injuries not only of the shoulder but also all the bones of the body. ...Read more

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Had a neck / shoulder injury a few months ago. It still hurts. What should I do?

Had a neck / shoulder injury a few months ago. It still hurts. What should I do?

Neck/shoulder injury: Were radiographs taken at time of injury? What treatment did you receive? Nsaid & muscle relaxer may help, but need doc to examine neck & shoulder to determine best treatment. Physical therapy may play a role. Therapeutic massage. Moist heat. Osteopathic manipulation/chiropractic tx. ...Read more

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I'm in national guard and my right shoulder is having difficulty with some exercises. Might I have a shoulder injury?

I'm in national guard and my right shoulder is having difficulty with some exercises. Might I have a shoulder injury?

See shoulder doc: Shoulder pain can be referred from the neck or it could be locally from the shoulder. Common local problems include but not limited to arthritis in the ball and socket or ac joint, bursitis, impingement, rotator cuff tear, labral tears, biceps problems, stiffness, and instability. Many shoulder problems improve with time and rest but if the pain perisits then consider an orthopedic evaluation. ...Read more

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How shall I treat my shoulder injury?

It depends: If there is no break/dislocation,the most important thing about treating shoulder injuries is to keep them moving(so they don't 'freeze').Dangling the arm down and making circles(small then larger)may help.Ice is very helpful in the first few days, then heat will help.NSAIDS,if you can take them,may help as well. It is important to see your doctor for significant injuries or if it isn't improving. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how should I treat my shoulder injury?

I'm wondering how should I treat my shoulder injury?

Ice, physical exam: Typically to start, rest/activity modifications, ice. If it does not improve, see a sports medicine dr to examine the shoulder to see what was injured (e.g. The rotator cuff/tendons, labrum, joint, ligaments). They may prescribe medications, physical therapy, imaging studies. ...Read more

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Should I not do downward facing dog if I have a shoulder injury?

Should I not do downward facing dog if I have a shoulder injury?

Sure: Most any activity is fine, provided it doesn't cause a significant increase in your pain level. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a shoulder injury, anything i can do to help it heal faster?

What do you suggest if I have a shoulder injury, anything i can do to help it heal faster?

What injury?: it depends on what you have injured in your shoulder if you have a rotator cuff tear you may need further evaluation if you have simply strained a joint (ex. Ac joint) you may need rest and gentle range of motion ...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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Can you tell me how I could diagnose a shoulder injury based on symptoms and not an mri?

Can you tell me how I could diagnose a shoulder injury based on symptoms and not an mri?

Raise your arm up: like you want to answer a question like you did in school. Also you could try to flap your arms up and down like you want to fly. If either of those hurt you have a shoulder injury Obviously this is a generalization, but to know where it hurts exactly takes more specific movements and knowledge base. Also imaging is very helpful when treatments are being planned to address these injuries. ...Read more

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I am suffering from a shoulder injury sustained 15 months ago. Can you give me a solutuon?

I am suffering from a shoulder injury sustained 15 months ago. Can you give me a solutuon?

See an ortho doc: If your shoulder still hurts that long after an injury, it is time to see an orthopedic surgeon who has expertise in shoulders. There are many causes of shoulder pain. If it has persisted for 15 months, i highly recommend that you seek evaluation from someone who can evaluate the cause of your persistent symptoms and design a targeted treatment plan. ...Read more