A 21-year-old male asked:
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how can i treat muscle knots around my scapula? i have a painful grinding sensation under my shoulder blades.

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Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Physical therapy : would help to loosen the tight muscles. As well as strengthen them. Talk to your doctor about your options
Answered on Oct 5, 2014

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