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Painful popping and clicking after shoulder surgery

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Knots can squeak: It is not uncommon to get some squeaking from the knots that are used to secure the repaired tissue back in place via the 6 anchors you described. Thi... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes, don't worry.: Not all popping and clicking is a sign of trouble. In fact, because of the swelling that occurs after most shoulder surgeries, it is common. Remember ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
No: No, that is not really a normal postop complaint. Just make sure your surgeon is aware.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Need Ortho eval: With any chronic condition like that, i would reccomend follow-up with your orthopedic surgeon who did your surgery and see what they say.
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 26 years experience
Trapezius strain?: I am unclear as to why you had injections in your neck. Are you referring to an epidural injection for a cervical spine condition? The painful muscle ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Can't say...: Too much depends on exactly what procedure is performed - and if you are referring to surgical time or recovery time.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
Hand Surgery 46 years experience
Depends: The exercise program depends on what surgery you had. I should be designed by a therapist to a prescription from your surgeon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
You really can't: Everyone recovers at a different rate and a lot depends on what type of procedure you had. Although there is not much you can do to improve healing ti... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Not common: Shoulder arthroscopy is not often associated with postoperative elbow pain of any significance . The pain may be referred from your shoulder . Often ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
ICE!: Get the new shoulder wrap that uses a ice water driven device that speeds recovery.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Rare, but possible: Although arthroscopic shoulder surgery offers a huge advancement over open shoulder surgery and is generally less painful and allows faster recoveries... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
More info: What were your symptoms prior to surgery? Were you a multiple dislocator? It can restabilize your shoulder to prevent dislocations. It can also make y... Read More

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