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Define fibrositis of spine / shoulder blade? GP said it can last a long time. Is itpart of degenerative disease and is it more common with women?

Define fibrositis of spine / shoulder blade? GP said it can last a long time. Is itpart of degenerative disease and is it more common with women?

Just a fancy term: Yes, your GP is right that the condition is part of the degenerative process. You should learn to live with this reality by knowing how to minimize pain with physical therapy and regular exercise, heat, massage, acupuncture etc. This will hopefully minimize your need and resultant dependence on pain meds. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Pain in my lower shoulder?

Pain in my lower shoulder?

Talk to you doctor.: Make a plan with your doctor. You want to treat the pain while trying to avoid opiates if possible. ...Read more

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What causes pain on top of shoulder?

What causes pain on top of shoulder?

See dr.: Can be ovarian torsion which is an emergency which also causes lightheadedness. Can be referred pain from lower lung infection or problem near diaphragm. Could be impingement of the acromioclavicular joint. Please see a physician to differentiate it. ...Read more

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My shoulder is pain how could I do??

My shoulder is pain how could I do??

Unclear: Please provide more details of the pain, when did it start, what makes it worse and better, what kind of pain, where exactly is it, what else do you feel. ...Read more

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What could be done for s frozrn shoulder?

What could be done for s frozrn shoulder?

Frozen shoulder: Frozen shoulder typically resolves itself. Exercises to stretch the shoulder joint can be done, alone or in pt. Nsaids and cortisone injections can lessen pain. Rarely, a motion gaining surgery (manipulation under anesthesia or capsular release) may be required. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a pain in my shoulder?

What is the cause of a pain in my shoulder?

Many Possibilities: Shoulder pain is a nonspecific finding so a lot more specific information and a detailed examination would be needed to give you clear diagnosis. If you have had this a while I recommend you have an evaluation with your primary physician and then perhaps a shoulder specialist if persistent. Learn more at: http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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What are these knots in my shoulder that move?

What are these knots in my shoulder that move?

It is hard to say: Given the info provided, I'm not sure what you are referring to. My best guess is that you are feeling your greater and lesser tuberosity, two boney prominences on the proximal humerus to which the rotator cuff tendons attach. ...Read more

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Help please? What is shoulder arthroscpoy like?

Help please? What is shoulder arthroscpoy like?

Scoping the shoulder: Arthroscopy of the shoulder generally requires two or three small incisions (one stitch each), so that your surgeon can inspect the shoulder arthroscopically, and perform the surgery necessary in your case. It's outpatient. Most surgeons will have you icing the shoulder immediately after surgery, and taking pain medications. ...Read more

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How to tell if I pulled something in my shoulder?

How to tell if I pulled something in my shoulder?

Pain: If you have pain with movement, lifting your shoulders overhead, in front or behind you, you may have pulled or torn something. You may also have a bursitis, or even arthritis. See yourpcp, primary care sports med (pcsm) doctor, or orthopedist if it doesn't get better. ...Read more

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What causes ahcy pain between the shoulder blades?

What causes ahcy pain between the shoulder blades?

Achy pain: Achy pain between the shoulders blades could be stress causing your muscles to go into spasms or a pinched nerve to name a few. You should have this evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more

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What to do if I fell on my shoulder, lots of pain?

What to do if I fell on my shoulder, lots of pain?

Shoulder Specialist: See a shoulder specialist.

Depending on how you fell, you may have an injury that needs more immediate attention. The shoulder specialist will x-ray and examine your shoulder to help you with these answers. They will suggest MRI if they think it's appropriate.

You may get better with just therapy alone but getting checked out will help you get on the right path to recovery. ...Read more

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What are the causes of back pains underneath shoulder blades?

What are the causes of back pains underneath shoulder blades?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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Beilateral shoulder pain?

Many possibilities: Bilateral shoulder pain can be from many sources: tendonitis, instability, rheumatoid arthritis, frozen shoulder, referred pain from the cervical spine, etc. Less likely, it could be from a nonorthopedic condtion. If the pain is significant, then it's time to your see doc and move forward with some diagnostic and treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder pain?

What can cause shoulder pain?

Many Things: You can learn more at http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm
shoulder pain can have multiple causes including pain that actually originates elsewhere and is called referred pain. ...Read more

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What does shoulder pain mean?

What does shoulder pain mean?

Many things: Mostly that you are strained or injured the soft tissues of the shoulder joint. ...Read more

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Pain in the back of shoulder?

Any other info?: Age/sex/trauma recently/repetitive motion/frequent use/ any associated symptoms? I can't diagnose or help you blindfolded and hands tied behind my back. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain?

What could cause shoulder pain?

See below: There are many causes, but the most common are an injury or irritation to the rotator cuff muscles/tendons, arthritis in the shoulder joint, or a pinched nerve in your neck. See your physician for a complete work up. ...Read more

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Could my shoulder need surgery?

There isn't enough: Info to be able to tell if you will need shoulder surgery or not. ...Read more

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What can I do for shoulder pain?

What can I do for shoulder pain?

Hard to say: Without more detail about your pain, what may have caused it and the dysfunction associated with it. Different types of pain have different causes and different treatments. It's very suboptimal for someone to give you a generic answer for shoulder pain without having a better understanding of what's causing it. An evaluation in person is necessary for appropriate guidance. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My shoulder clicks now it hurts?

My shoulder clicks now it hurts?

Shoulder: Clicking and pain in shoulder joint can imply structural damage and warrants a good exam along with diagnostic tests. These may include x-ray and Mri ...Read more

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What can cause my shoulder pain?

What can cause my shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Hope this helps. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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How to fix bursa on the shoulder?

How to fix bursa on the shoulder?

Medications, rest,: physical therapy, surgery are approaches to treating bursitis. Hope you get well soon! Http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/arthritis-bursitis ...Read more

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What do I do about shoulder pain?

What do I do about shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain: Find out the cause by seeing a Dr. Then use recommended treatment. ...Read more

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Lumps at top of shoulder? Normal?

Lumps at top of shoulder? Normal?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat my shoulder pain?

Vague shoulder pain: Try range of motion stretches, anti-inflammatories, and heat pads. If you had a history of a specific injury, then have it seen by your family doctor first. ...Read more

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What to do about my shoulder pain?

What to do about my shoulder pain?

See below: There are several causes of shoulder pain. You will probably want to see your physician if your pain is lasting greater than 2 weeks. Initially a short course of rest, ice, and compression will usually calm the pain down. If this does not help your physician may prescribe anti-inflammatories and physical therapy. Sometimes injections can be used to help decrease the pain and facilitate therapy. ...Read more

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Does pleurisy affect the shoulder?

Does pleurisy affect the shoulder?

Yes: Pleuritic pain (pain due to inflammation of pleura) can get transmitted to the shoulder tip sometimes if the diaphragm is involved. Sometimes the pain can be also transmitted to the shoulder blade. Pleura is the membranous covering of the lungs as well as the underside of the ribs. ...Read more