A 33-year-old female asked:
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mva 7 weeks ago, sustained shoulder injuries. recent mri showed bursitis & mild o.a in ac joint, can pta happen this fast/ in 6 weeks?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Posttraumatic arthritis can take months or longer show up. An auto accident can aggravate a pre-existing condition, which may have been a symptomatic prior to the accident
Answered on Sep 23, 2016
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