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Cyst In Shoulder Joint
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I have a painless golf ball sized lump on my shoulder joint. Doesn't feel like its an injury, no discoloration. Any ideas?
One of my clavicle bones sticks out at the end closest to my shoulder joint. I have no injuries, it has been this way for years. Is there a problem?
Bone spur or cyst: Chances are this is a small bone spur or cyst. Is it present on both sides? Perhaps you hurt as a child and growth plate fused this way. May be a benign cyst from the joint. By the time we're 30, most of us have degenerative changes of this joint. If it is nontender just make sure it doesn't get larger. If tender then see md and get xray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not dangerous but: May point 2 a separated shoulder of low grade. Was this compared 2 the opposite side? They may both b the same. Injury? A lot missing here as far as info is concerned. C an ortho if it is painful, was injury, and b sure the other side is on the same film plain ; holding weights in each hand, both taken while standing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle: There are basically two components of what stabilizes a joint: static & dynamic. Static issues that you can't really strengthen include ligaments/cartilage/labrum/etc and negative (suction) pressure between the joint. Dynamic stabilizers (which you can strengthen) are the muscles around the joint. Proper muscle strengthening surrounding the joint can definitely aid in joint stability. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Yes, but it depends on the specific shoulder injury. There are many things that can go wrong in a shoulder, and rehab is specific to each. Most exercises focus on regaining range of motion, flexibility, and strength. See your dr or a physical therapist and they should be able to come up with a plan to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam and history: See a sports/shoulder specialist for evaluation. They will examine you after reviewing a history of shoulder problems. X-rays will probably be done. Possibly an MRI or mr arthrogram will be ordered. The most important element is truly the history of problems, combined with the physical exam findings. ...Read more
Hard to tell: A lot of patients are concerned about their joints popping and grinding. Unfortunately, this is the least sensitive symptom of all when it relates to the diagnosis of joint disorder. Popping could be normal, a snapping tendon may cause it. Tendon rupture, bone dislocation may be causing it. I would ask you to report other symptoms you may be having to correctly guide you in further work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently I have been getting a weird sharp pain within my shoulder joint when I move it. It only happened 2 days ago after gym. What is this?
Tendon or bursitis : I suspect during your workout at the gym you pulled muscles or tendons and developing tendinitis or bursitis or both in your shoulder. It would be best to ice the shoulder especially for the first twdays after the injury for the next day or so and then use heat after that. And maintain range of motion. If it persists you can ask your physician to evaluate it and even if necessary have you been seen by a specialist ...Read more
Shoulder impingement: Does this pain radiate from your shoulder to your forearm? It sounds like you may have shoulder impingement, but you should be evaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more
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