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How can I get rid of shoulder bursitis

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
33 years experience Pain Management
An injection: Of local anesthetic and corticosteroids is a good start.
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Dr. Chris Faubel
14 years experience Pain Management
Injection: A subacromial bursa injection with corticosteroids (anti-inflammation) and a local anesthetic (numbing medicine) can help tremendously well and tremen ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
No quick fix: Anti-infamatories, ice and exercise with occasional steroid injection are the treatment. If it just started you should notice improvement within one m ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Shoulder bursitis: 2 Aleve (naproxen) 2 time a day with food in your stomach for 5 days. Scapular stabilizer exercises and proper posture. Avoid positions with your arms ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: Have you seen a doctor for this? If so what treatment was given? Have you had an x ray or mri? You need to provide more specific information.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
18 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Shoulder bursitis can be a chronic problem but can also go away with physical therapy and appropriate medical therapy like nsaid's or cortisone inject ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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No: Do careful pendulum ecercises to maintain mobility or you risk frozen shoulder.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
See your: Orthopedic surgeon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It has been designed specifically for plantar fasciitis.
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Dr. Rolando Melendez
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No more than 12 tabs: The toxic dose for Motrin is 2400mg, each tablet contain 200mg

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