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A 34-year-old male asked:

on the 1st i hurt my back it is on the left side between my shoulder and spine. feels like a hot screw driver stuck under my shoulder blade and twist.

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Dr. Aleks Radovic
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See your doctor: as this could be a strain or possible a rotator cuff injury. I would avoid overuse of those muscles and take ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) until you see your doctor. If there was trauma, an X ray may be ordered as well. Best of luck!

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Last updated Nov 21, 2014

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