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Had an AC sprain 6mo ago. Mri showed type 2 morphology of the acromion with a small subacromial spur. Ac ligaments/capsules intact. Can i lift w8s?

Had an AC sprain 6mo ago. Mri showed type 2 morphology of the acromion with a small subacromial spur. Ac ligaments/capsules intact.  Can i lift w8s?

?: Without knowing more about you, that question should be asked to your orthopedic surgeon. Don't do any exercises without his/her advice or you may risk permanent damage. ...Read more

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Infraspinatus tendonitis on left shoulder and type-3 acromion on right in MRI. Will shoulder compressions&supports help me? What about the acromion?

Infraspinatus tendonitis on left shoulder and type-3 acromion on right in MRI. Will shoulder compressions&supports help me? What about the acromion?

Therapy or surgery: If it is a mild tendonitis it may respond to ice, nsaids and rest.. Perhaps a cortisone injection or therapy will help If there is significant AC joint narrowing, you may ultimately need an AC decompression which you certainly should try to do before you get any significant tears in the rotator cuff ...Read more

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Mri shows joint effusion & synovitis & the acromion has type 1 morphology. Could u explain so i can understand thanks ?

Mri shows joint effusion & synovitis & the acromion has type 1 morphology. Could u explain so i can understand thanks ?

The MRI shows a nor-: Mal acromion ( bone on the outer and upper aspect of the shoulder, while there is some fluid in the joint due to inflammation of the lining of the joint. ...Read more

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Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

Varies: There are a number of potential causes including a tendinitis of the tendons in the back of the forearm that extend the wrist. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Where is acromion?

Where is acromion?

The acromion: Is a bone in the top of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Touched my shoulders and noticed my right acromion sticks out and has more rounded bump than left now I'm mess and think it's a cancerous tumor?

Touched my shoulders and noticed my right acromion sticks out and has more  rounded bump than left now I'm mess and think it's a cancerous tumor?

Are you Right-handed: Right handed people tend to have bigger(stronger) muscles and even the bones compared to the left sided structures.. So it may be just that...which is expected natural difference. If it is causing any symptoms then you may need an X-ray of this area. You will be more reassured if you go see your family physician and get a medical checkup just to be sure and relieve your anxiety. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for moderate lateral down slope of the acromion? I have done physiotherapy for a year with some success, but pain persists.

What is the treatment for moderate lateral down slope of the acromion? I have done physiotherapy for a year with some success, but pain persists.

Injection or surgery: if you have had a decent course of physical therapy, then you may require subacromial injection. Eventually, you may require surgical decompression. See a shoulder specialist. ...Read more