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What can you do to take care of a shoulder injury?

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic exam: Your primary care physician or an orthopaedic surgeon who manages shoulder injuries can efficiently diagnose and treat your shoulder injury by taking a careful history, thorough examination, and often x-rays and an mri.

Answered 9/15/2015

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Ice.: Ice the shoulder for 20 minutes , 3-5 times per day. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, if you can. wear a sling for comfort, if you feel that you need the support.

Answered 3/5/2015

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