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Causes Of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For someone with shoulder impingement syndrome, do you have to do physical therpy forever? What about when you get to age 80+?
Impingement: Sometimes surgery is necessary to relieve the impingement. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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