Doctor Q&A for Dr. Vivek Agrawal

A member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Good Question: Impingement syndrome as a diagnosis is increasingly controversial and i don't use it as a primary diagnosis. You can learn more about this topic here ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: http://www.theshouldercenter.com/rotator-cuff-tear.htm an acute injury can result in significant weakness but not mean that there is a large tear. W ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Good Question: We need a better understanding of your true diagnosis first. Do you have a strain/sprain without tear, a minor partial tear, a structural partial tea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder Specialist: Extrinsic impingement or the idea that a bone spur wears the rotator cuff away is currently thought to not be accurate. Learn more about this topic h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, In Time: Regardless of the tissue repaired, primary healing takes 3 months and we recommend avoiding any stressful activities that may compromise the healing p ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See Doctor: First even though you are young we want to make sure that you don't a heart or lung problem that requires urgent attention. If this is a more chronic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not Necessarily: There are multiple joints in your spine, ribs and shoulders and painless popping and cracking is very common. Just like popping the joints in your fi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, Can Be: It is common for the dominant shoulder to be slightly lower effectively making the dominant arm appear slightly longer for most people.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapula ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapula ... Read More
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