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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendinitis/bursitis : The rotator cuff tendon and bursa can be pinched between the acromion and greater tuberosity. This causes inflammation and pain. Ice, nsaid's and ac ... Read More
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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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Impingement: Literally means squeezing or pinching or tissues. Several general types. As pertains to the shoulder, a pinching of the rotator cuff by a-c joint, dow ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinching syndrome: Impingment syndrome is simply where your rotator cuff gets pinched between the ball of your shoulder joint and the shelf of bone called the acromion t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strength training: Might help to see a physical therapist if an ortho has made DX of impingement. Can improve with cortisone injection, antiinflammatories, pt. Sometimes ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not enough room: The shoulder is a complex joint with extremely unique ability to move in many planes. When you raise your arm you may get pain as you approach horizon ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PT: Physical therapy is the best treatment for this (assuming you are talking about the shoulder). Strengthening the rotator cuff should help reduce your ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Pain in tendons: Any place where tendons attach to bone can be a site of tendinitis. When a tendon gets inflamed from trauma, overuse, or other reasons, it can cause ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's not: These conditions are similar and represent inflammation in the tissues surrounding the rotator cuff. Rest, ice and nsaid's are first line treatments, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Can be: But a careful examination by a specialist can tease out the difference.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Many shoulder impingement sypmtoms are due to dys-synchronization of the shoulder muscles. See a pt or physical medicine doc to get more guidance. Thi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Timothy Trainor
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May be instability: Impingement usually occurs with shoulder press or military press. You may have experienced shoulder instability. Impingement typically occurs in old ... Read More
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