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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: The shoulder and neck are intimately connected, primarily by the trapezius muscle. Problems in either area can refer pain to the other.
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: When your shoulder is injured, the neck muscles "work overtime" to help protect the shoulder, thus, the neck pain.

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No one answer : Since this is such an unusual problem for a 7 yo, there is no one answer. It is suggestive of a birth defect or trauma. See a pediatric orthopoedist ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Go to orthopedc surg: How dose do that or sport medicne surgeon.
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Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons do rotator cuff surgeries. While some orthopedic surgeons have accumulated significant experience doing shoulder surgeries over ti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Shoulder pain: Rotator cuff tears are most often painful at the lateral shoulder area, but occasionally we find a complete tear which, while painless, prevents norma ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Priscilla Morris
Specializes in Pain Management
Ibuprofen: It depends on whether you are going to get it repaired or not. You may have a tear. I would take ibuprofen. You could opiate pain relievers, however I ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Shoulder pain: Acupuncture is definitely something to consider, but i would consider a trial of anti-inflammatories (or a corticosteroid injection) and physical ther ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Couple of things: Could be a couple of things. If not going away in a couple of days, then should have it checked by someone. Maybe even get X-ray.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Shoulder injections: These can be quite effective in some patients. This is a standard type of injection done for shoulder pain for various reasons.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Brezinski
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Secondary: Much of rotator cuff pain is secondary to scapular dysfunction and the failure rate of rotator cuff surgery is as high as 70%. Watch the YouTube vide ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Rupture bursa: First try PT and if no improvement see an orthopedist. MRI and or arthrogram of shoulder can be done.
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