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how can an elevated shoulder scapular be treated

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not good sign?: Elevated scapula is not could sign, mainly nerve problems, muscular problems, check out and the treatment will depend on the cause.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You need medical: Attention. Winged scapula is usually caused by nerve injury, so i don't know how much it is related to your shoulder injury.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Scapular Dyskinesis: can be caused or complicated by an internal injury to the shoulder (such as rotator cuff or labral tear or AC joint separation). While physical therap ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Plain xrays will not show soft tissue problems like bursitis. Usually a physical exam is all that's needed to make the diagnosis. Occasionally MRI is ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopic repair: Shoulder instability is caused by labral tears and capsular incompetence. The labral tear is usually traumatic in nature and caused by the first disl ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis: Initial management could include things like avoidance of painful activities/positions, use of nsaids (aleve, advil), periodic application of ice, and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery not likely: Bursitis refers to an inflamed or irritated bursa. Bursa are common about most joints in our body. Inflammation can result form injury or oversue. Onc ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Therapy: If symptoms are minimal, i would consider a therapy problem to work on rotator cuff strengthening and periscapular strengthening . That last part just ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
5 years experience General Practice
Maybe: Generally treatment for bursitis involves rest, cushioning and protecting the area, avoiding positions that put pressure on the area, placing ice [20 ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Mild scoliosis itself does not typically cause rotator cuff or anterior shoulder pain. Certainly a patient with scoliosis can have these problems wit ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You need to see : Sport medicine doctor, he will direct you to the way to handle it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Damage: Arthroscopy is usually done to repair damage to the joint. It can be done on most joints except hands and feet. Arthritis is not really treatable with ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience Radiology
Possibly: Impingement usually comes from long standing degeneration in the shoulder and there is no "easy" fix. Sometimes physical therapy can strengthen the ap ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe, but...: Damage to the long thoracic nerve can cause winging of the scapula. This could potentially happen from a scapular or rib fracture, but as the nerve ru ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: If the sclerotic lesion is within the bone, it may or may not be the cause of your pain. If it is within the knee joint, it may be an osteochondritic ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Depends: Knee injuries can be treated with anything from ice and pain meds, to physical therapy, to surgery. It all depends on the specific diagnosis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Possibly!: Chronic facial pain is commonly due to dysfunction of the jaw but can be referred from the neck region. I do have patients who have benefited by cerv ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Knee Muscles: Strengthen all the muscles around the knee joint, including the back/thigh muscles. If you are unsure, I would suggest getting an evaluation by a spo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not generally: The paraspinal muscles are seldom really torn. They can become inflammed, irritated, or affected by the underlying nerves, but they do not generally t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff: Start with some easy exercises to work the muscles of the shoulder blade that the rotator cuff attaches to. This will take some of the strain off the ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Frozen shoulder: Exercises to treat frozen shoulder are pretty standard and focused on the condition not what cuased it. Generally initial goal is to achieve range of ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mehran Manouel
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You have scoliosis?: It may be a simple muscle imbalance. Need to stretch as well as strengthen and PT need to mobilize the scar tissue binding down your scapula
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