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Biceps severe pain after shoulder surgery

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Which arm: If the pain is in the right arm, and continues for the next day--then recheck with the Ortho who did the operation. If the pain is in the Left arm--t ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Postop shoulder pain: Need to have specifics re what was done by surgeon and what was seen at time of surgery. Would not normally expect unbearable shoulder pain 8 weeks po ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Followup: I would follow up and discuss directly with your surgeon. Not normal.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need Ortho eval: With any chronic condition like that, i would reccomend follow-up with your orthopedic surgeon who did your surgery and see what they say.
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Dr. Haleh Agdassi
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Trapezius strain?: I am unclear as to why you had injections in your neck. Are you referring to an epidural injection for a cervical spine condition? The painful muscle ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Can't say...: Too much depends on exactly what procedure is performed - and if you are referring to surgical time or recovery time.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: The exercise program depends on what surgery you had. I should be designed by a therapist to a prescription from your surgeon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You really can't: Everyone recovers at a different rate and a lot depends on what type of procedure you had. Although there is not much you can do to improve healing ti ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
ICE!: Get the new shoulder wrap that uses a ice water driven device that speeds recovery.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain/stiffness occur: Pain and stiffness is definitely common at just 6 weeks after a subacromial decompression of the shoulder. Physical therapy and NSAIDs will help. Expe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
39 years experience Pain Management
Depend: That depends on the surgery. That should be discussed with your surgeon who can probably refer you for physical therapy specific to the type of surger ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Nitrous oxide?: Nitric oxide is not an anesthetic, though sometimes it is used during surgery to lower blood pressure in the lungs. Nitrous oxide is a weak anesthetic ... Read More
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