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I Have A Shoulder Pain Will Having An Electric Massage Chair Help
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
Does massage therapy work for back pain , shoulder pain ? Is it worth it? What are the alternatives?
Yes : If the presentation us primarily muscular symptoms, massage can give temporary relief but does not address the underlying cause or causes unless it was muscular in origin. Otherwise, depending on the cause of the pain, treatment can range from time, medication, exercise and sometimes injections ...Read more
Can't sleep from shoulder pain. Hurts to the touch. Heat and cold don't help. Massages don't help. Fingers tingle. So tired.
Orthopaedics consult: It sounds like you need to visit an orthopaedic surgeon for a physical exam. At your age, the most common cause of shoulder pain is impingement syndrome. However, a physician needs to know more about your chief complaint. Pain in the upper shoulder and with symptoms in your hand could be from a pinched nerve in your cervical spine. X-rays C-spine, shoulder,physical exam. Good luck. ...Read more
I have suffered from neck, jaw and shoulder pain for a couple years.. Sometimes my throat bothers me and today i looked in and n I have been having massage therapy and it has been helping.. The bump has me scared., .
Have upper back and rt shoulder pain, gets better with rest and massage, pains on touch. Chest CT w/o contrast normal, can this be lung cancer?
Am loosing wt(5 kg in 3mnths) have upper back and shoulder pain 2 mnths which gets better with massage and rest, pains on touch. Chest CT is normal, am a smoker, can this be lung cancer?
Stop smoking: Pain that improves with massage and rest is not the most usual presentation of lung cancer; and your ct resulted normal. If you are legitimately worried about cancer, you should stop smoking. The presence of those symptoms do not (per se) rule out the possibility of cancer anyway. Consult your dr, and stop smoking using any method. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Worst ever: If this is the worst ever then i suggest you see an orthopedic specialist. At the least an xray and evaluation are in order. ...Read more
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