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how to heal a sore rotator cuff

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
42 years experience Sports Medicine
Rotator Cuff`: If you have inflammation of your rotator cuff and it continues to cause pain it may eventually tear. I have found that most rotator cuff tears occur i ... Read More
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diagnosis?: First, we have to determine why you are having shoulder pain. A strain and sprain is different than a rotator cuff tear. Most studies find that infl ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
42 years experience Sports Medicine
Painful rotator cuff: I always tell my patients to listen to their body. If it hurts when you are exercising then it probably is not helping. There are specific exercises ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rotator cuff: You may be able to but you might want to decrease the weight and increase reps. Also avoid overheard exercises that may injure the cuff. Biceps and tr ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Expected outcomes...: If symptoms persist w/ >6 wks of diligent rehab & compliance w/ conservative treatment, a more aggressive treatment, such as surgery, may be requir ... Read More
Dr. Charles Toman
18 years experience Sports Medicine
It will keep hurting: If you are having pain, you should try rest ice and nsaids. If it still hurts then see a shoulder surgeon to evaluate you. You may require physical th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This is very common. Inform your physical therapist of this and have them alter your treatment accordingly.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Depends on what caused the soreness. Inflammatory issues such as tendinitis & bursitis are unpredictable & best managed with rest, cortisone injection ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: Traditionally impingement/rotator cuff tendinopathy is aggravated by overhead activity, but if your getting symptoms while knitting, then that may be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Don't worry yet: Sore neck and sore shoulders are common in this world of head down postures and computer use. Practice stretching, deep breathing and shoulder rota ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It can: Usually more so around the upper back by the scapula(the floating bone in the upper back) as this is a place shoulder pain can "refer" to. Foam rolli ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Pitching: While pitching can be stressful to a shoulder, at 11 it is more likely to cause bone/growth plate issues. The rotator cuff is less vulnerable at his ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
18 years experience Family Medicine
Shoulder pain: Your symptoms in right shoulder could also be from rotator cuff or other muscles in the shoulder that could be strained or sprained. Please see your d ... Read More
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