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shoulde impingement

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Good Question: Impingement is a generic term that doesn't really provide us with an anatomic correlate for the shoulder pain. Learn more about shoulder pain and imp ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pinching of nerve: It is pinching or compression of a nerve due to either a disc herniation, spinal stenosis , a bony ridge or spur, overgrowth or unfolding of ligament ... Read More
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Nerve under pressure: It means that the nerve is pinched.
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 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve Impingement : Nerve impingement may not cause any symptoms. If the nerve is compressed (impinged), pain distal or down the nerve is possible. Rest, physical therapy ... 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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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Severity of condtion: With impingment, the rotator cuff is being pinched, without necessarily being torn, between the acromion of the shoulder blade and the top of the hume ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your DR and: Get referred to a neurologist and orthopedic. You may have gone for steroid shots, nsaids & physical therapy. Ultimately, you may need surgery to rele ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Your docror knows: Your doctor knows your case better and nct shows what he/she says it shows. Why are you looking for something more serious nerve impringement is an ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip impingement pain: Femoroacetabular impingement encompasses a constellation of problems about the hip joint that cause pain with combined hyperflexion and internal rotat ... Read More

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