A 30-year-old member asked:
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i have severe shoulder pain with a history of stretched ligaments and dislocations and now i cannot move. what should i do?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it.
Answered on Dec 7, 2012
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder Specialist: http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulderpain/2012/shoulder-specialist/surgeryspecialist depending on how long you have had an unstable shoulder, the recurrence of shoulder pain and stiffness after years of instability can mean the onset of arthritis of instability. Please consider having a detailed evaluation with a shoulder specialist.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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