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shoulder blade out of place

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe supraspinatus: The muscle in your upper shoulder blade is your supraspinatus. Pain there can be from injury to the muscle, impingement to its tendon (the rotator cuf ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Wilson
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes. A good exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, there is a condition known as subscapular ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
A variety of causes: Your condition is called scapular winging and usually affects only one side. Causes include injury to one of the nerves called the long thoracic nerv ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wilson
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tension: a good massage therapist can usually help release the muscle tension in shoulder blace
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
36 years experience Occupational Medicine
Shoulder blade: Pain that does not resolve with time and low dose antiinflammatory - requires examination
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder blade pain: Could be muscle sprain/strain/imbalance. Possible nerve impingements. Possibly ergonomic or postural as well. Tumors and masses less likely.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a lot of possibilities and i would encourage you to get checked. Many potential causes are musculoskeletal and quite benign, such as a subs ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Snapping scapula: This can be relieved by physical therapy possible corticosteroid injection and in certain patients who fail physical therapy possible arthroscopy and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Shoulder: Recommend seeing an orthopedic doctor for exam.

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