A 47-year-old female asked:
bruised shoulder very painful got pain killers what can i do. as not able to lift arm as very painful how long til it gets better?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Trettin answered
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sling/ time: If your diagnosis is really just a contusion to your shoulder then a NSAID ( Ibuprofen ), sling and time will help. If u are not getting better in 2-3 wks try to see an orhropedic surgeon for evaluation and to rule out any other injury. Best of luck!
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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