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Causes Of Sharp Pain Between Shoulder Blade And Spine
My left shoulder hurts between shoulder blade and spine it's like a burning sharp pain. Can last from 10mins to an hour I got extra rib idk if matters?
Shoulder pain: Hi Brianna M680- make sure there's no rash to rule out shingles. If not that then it's most likely "trigger point pain" and it's best treated with a few visits to a physical therapist or even deep tissue massage therapist to give deep seated massage. Stretching by grasping a pole and pulling back helps as firm deep pressure over the area does as well. It will go away with some time and patience.Tx ...Read more
Have sharp pain between my right shoulder blade and spine if I have alcohol . I am a weekend drinker (4large) for 9 years . What could be problem ?
Could sharp pain between my shoulder blade and spine be attributed to my brachial plexus injury and suprascapular nerve compression.
I feel a sharp pain when i lift my arms or twist between my right shoulder blade and spine. It leaves an invisible bruise i can feel but not see.
Deep, localized, sharp pain between left shoulder blade and spine for months. Chest CT showed only gynecomastia and borderline enlarged spleen. ?
Musculotendinous: 20's male w. Chronic unilateral rhomboid muscle region pain suggests localized tendonitis. No history of trauma given, but concern arises for strenuous athletics or weight lifting. An osteopath can diagnose, ; a physical therapist can assist in resolution. Ergonomics must also be considered. Heat, massage, and acupuncture might benefit. Eventually, a single cortisone injection might resolve. ...Read more
Anemic. More blood work ordered waiting results Meantime my upper right side back betwen shoulder blade & spine having sharp pain for 2 hours. Meaning?
It depends...: Your pain there may be muscular or it could be due to something going on in your chest. Please let your doctor know about it so that they can do appropriate tests to find the cause. Also it may be related to whatever is causing your Anemia. Have you had a chest X-ray or Ct scan of the chest done? Your doctor can guide you best. ...Read more
16 y.o. fem Sharp pain when taking deep breath in upper middle back between shoulder blade & spine. Hurts to bend. Chest x Ray & ECG Normal
Costochondritis: In your age group the most common cause would be viral inflammation of the Cartlidge in the rib cage. It is very common and can cause a very severe and sharp pain. Is the area tender when you push on it as well as painful when you breathe? Treatment would include Motrin and application of ice pack. ...Read more
Muscle Pain: There are some muscles that attach right on the shoulder blade called the rhomboid muscles and you may have strained one of those at the attachment. Usually we use these muscles when our arm is above our shoulder so perhaps some activity strained this. If pain doesn't resolve over next seven days or so you should get checked as sometimes the lungs can cause pain around the shoulder blade. ...Read more
Referred Pain?: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or liver problems, can be "referred" to the shoulder. If the only symptom is shoulder pain (ie, no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc), i would search for other causes such as a muscle pull, arthritis. ...Read more
Muscle strain?: The most likely source is muscle strain, but postural irregularities can also cause some periscapular pain. Problems with your neck can also referred pain to the scapular area. If home remedies do not resolve the pain, you should see an Ortho specialist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
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