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Ac joint pain from bench press how long to heal?

Ac joint pain from bench press how long to heal?

Depends on grade: 1= 2-3weeks using ice rest activity modification. 2= some disruption of ligaments ; takes 6-8 weeks. 3=complete dislocation of the joint, all ligaments ; capsule torn, ; the clavicle rides high ; there's noted deformity, this may or may not require surgery depending on which orthopod u c. 2 schools of thought. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Ac joint arthritis pain for 9 months. No relief from nsaids. Temp relief from 3 cortisone shots. Doctor says surgery is next step. Sound right?

Ac joint arthritis pain for 9 months. No relief from nsaids. Temp relief from 3 cortisone shots. Doctor says surgery is next step. Sound right?

Yes: This sounds like standard of care. You can always request other nonsurgical therapies, but if you're having unrelenting pain after several months of treatment, your doctor's plan is well within the standard of care. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What should I do about potential collar bone or AC joint injury? Having some pain with deep breathes please help?

What should I do about potential collar bone or AC joint injury? Having some pain with deep breathes please help?

AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...Read more

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A.C joint shoulder pain?

A.C joint shoulder pain?

AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...Read more

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Shoulder joint pain wakes me up every morning, what can I do?

Shoulder joint pain wakes me up every morning, what can I do?

Try: To sleep on your back if you have rotator cuff tear. If you haven't been evaluated by a doctor it would probably be a good idea to see one and get a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Hi..Which is the best way to get rid of joint pain and shoulder pain? Thank you

Hi..Which is the best way to get rid of joint pain and shoulder pain?
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Multi factorial: Joint pain and stiffness is common problem with no simple solution. Range of motion exercises, physical therapy, joint supplements, vitamin D3 replacement, are good start. Exam and blood work with your local doc. Joint imaging, plain x-rays first. Joint specialist, can also be helpful. Injections to joint are also helpful. Be well. ...Read more

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I have joint pain in many places including the back and shoulder. No cold or fever. What could it be? I live in india, if that matters.

Many things: Join pains in the back and shoulder could be due to autoimmune disorder, osteoarthritis, spinal misalignment, etc. A full examination, lab tests and x-ray may be needed to for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've had joint pain on my elbow and shoulder of my left arm but have not hurt myself. It causes discomfort, but not excruciating. What should I do to?

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I've had joint pain on my elbow and shoulder of my left arm but have not hurt myself. It causes discomfort, but not excruciating. What should I do to?

Rest: It sounds more like cervical radiculopathy, or nerve symptoms originating from your neck. Many of these improve on their own. Some of these also cause shoulder and rotator cuff problems. Visit your friendly neighborhood orthopod or sports medicine doc so we can give you an individualized answer after an examination. ...Read more

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How to get rid of joint pain that strats before the period ? It is awful and unbearable ? Especially in shoulder joints ..

How to get rid of joint pain that strats before the period ? It is awful and unbearable ? Especially in shoulder joints ..

PMS: You are describing a common symptom of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Severe joint pain may be reduced by ibuprofen or other NSAIDs taken with food. See your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. There are natural remedies as well. ...Read more

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Is possible to have RA if RF is less than the estipulated normal (VHS went from 50 to 10 in one week). Joint pain (knees and shoulder) and headache.

Is possible to have RA if RF is less than the estipulated normal (VHS went from 50 to 10 in one week).  Joint pain (knees and shoulder) and headache.

Yes, but: Yes, you can have Rheumatoid Arthritis even with a negative rheumatoid factor, but you don't provide enough clinical and physical information to even diagnose rheumatoid arthritis. If you think you have it you need to see a Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause a female to have severe hip and shoulder joint pain during the whole month except for during her period?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can implant anywhere in the belly and can affect the nerves, some of which go up to the shoulders. It can also causes problems not directly in the hip joint but nearby that could can you to feel pain in that area. ...Read more

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Can't sleep cuz pain on left shoulder I have osteoarthritis and just took nsaid pill what else can i do to relieve the joint pain?

Can't sleep cuz pain on left shoulder I have osteoarthritis and just took nsaid pill what else can i do to relieve the joint pain?

Shoulder pain: Did you know that there are four joints and several muscles in your shoulder? I would suggest a visit to an orthopaedic surgeon for a musculoskeletal physical exam to determine what musculoskeletal or other cause is generating your pain. Rest, not sleeping on that shoulder,physical therapy, ice/heat, massage,NSAIDS, joint injections and surgery are potential options depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Recently, i've been having moderate joint pain in my shoulder, hip and knee but only on my right side. Its worse with activity and movement.

Check it out: Having multiple joint pains can be concerning. That they are all different joints and on the same side is unusual, but still warrants investigation to determine if it's from acute or repetitive trauma, a connective tissue disorder like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, or a metabolic issue. An orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist are good choices, if your family doctor feels uncomfortable with it. ...Read more