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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

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While i was bench pressing i felt my shoulder slide back but I have all the symptoms for shoulder impingement syndrome is?

While i was bench pressing i felt my shoulder slide back but I have all the symptoms for shoulder impingement syndrome is?

May be instability: Impingement usually occurs with shoulder press or military press. You may have experienced shoulder instability. Impingement typically occurs in older patients (>35 or 40) while instability occurs in younger patients (< 30.) initial treatment for instablity involves a physical therapy program. Impingement is treated with nsaids, physical therapy, and steroid injections. ...Read more

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Impingement Syndrome (Definition)

Shoulder pain caused by connective tissue (a tendon) rubbing ...Read more


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Would a cortisone injection be solution for shoulder impingement syndrome?

Would a cortisone injection be solution for shoulder impingement syndrome?

Yes: Many shoulder impingement sypmtoms are due to dys-synchronization of the shoulder muscles. See a pt or physical medicine doc to get more guidance. This rehabilitation is very slow but well worth the effort. Cortisone injections work well for certain type of bursitis involving the shoulder but work best in combination with therapy as above. ...Read more

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How is impingement syndrome different from shoulder bursitis?

How is impingement syndrome different from shoulder bursitis?

It's not: These conditions are similar and represent inflammation in the tissues surrounding the rotator cuff. Rest, ice and nsaid's are first line treatments, followed by therapy and oral/injectable steroids. If these measures fail, then shoulder arthroscopy is performed to remove the inflamed bursal tissue and bone spurs. The rotator cuff is evaluated and if torn, repaired/debrided. ...Read more

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I have impingement syndrome in my shoulder/ can I do therapy for impingement syndrome?

I have impingement syndrome in my shoulder/ can I do therapy for impingement syndrome?

Yes: Many shoulder impingement sypmtoms are due to dys-synchronization of the shoulder muscles. See a pt or physical medicine doc to get more guidance. This rehabilitation is very slow but well worth the effort. ...Read more

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Is surgery d option for shoulder pain(impingement syndrome), which did not reduce with physio for 6 months n tricort 10mg?

Is surgery d option for shoulder pain(impingement syndrome), which did not reduce with physio for 6 months n tricort 10mg?

Be careful: Twenties male considering shoulder operation for "impingement". Shoulder is complex bio mechanism not well understood by many doctors. If possible see osteopath for hands-on evaluation. Many bone surgeons operate based on imaging studies, which are infamous for inability to discern chronic soft tissue disorders. Failure of pt occurs if the bio mechanism disorder is not properly understood. ...Read more

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What is impingement syndrome of shoulder like?

Nonspecific: Impingement syndrome is a nonspecific term and if pain persists see a shoulder specialist for a clear diagnosis and treatment plan. Learn more here:http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2013/shoulder-surgery/spur-acromioplasty-impingement/. ...Read more

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