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muscle spasm in shoulder blade upper back

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Spasm: Pulled muscle.

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Still asking the same question I see. Your symptoms are too nonspecific to obtain an answer from a doctor who has never examined you.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise, ice, heat: Gentle range of motion, stretching and walking or any low-impact cardiovascular exercise. Pain can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Orthopedist: See an orthopedist or you can start with your family doctor.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Shoulder pain: 29 year old gentleman with sudden pain under the shoulder blade and audible tear. You need a full exam from an orthopaedic surgeon. If you mean the pa ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Neck pain: sounds like a muscular problem. heat , antiinflammatories, and muscle relaxers may help.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes if it: gets better with heat it likely is a muscle strain..rest is the best therapy.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
20 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Yes it could, but so could other more serious issues like a pinched nerve in the neck. Even if it is a muscle spasm, the more important question is wh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Anatomically the arms receive their control of sensation from the neck. Nerves that are irritated at the level of the neck often only result in pain ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Evaluation: Muscle spasm in that area could be secondary to stress, posture, muscle weakness, poor set up at work (ergonomics) or all of the above combine among ... Read More
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