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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
I get shoulder pain when I'm sitting on a chair for long or standing up. This is normal when I'm doing work and it's always just the one should.
Cause of Pain: There is a group of four muscles that control the shoulder joint. You may have a sprain of the rotator cuff. Or possibly a upper back disc that impinges on the nerve when it gets in a certain position. Need to have an examination to further answer your question. From the exam a diagnosis, and imaging tests might be needed. Treatment after a proper diagnosis will help you get better. ...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
STEMI serious: Stemi stands for st-elevation myocardial infarction. It is a very serious type of heart attack or coronary artery syndrome. This requires expert management by an experienced cardiologist. No amateur, on-the-fly or coffee shop diagnosis and treatment here, please. James dillard, md. ...Read more
Pneumonia prevention: Not in terms of allergic reaction . But 5 days is longer than usual to still have pain . Is the severity of pain decreasing? Is the movement of the shoulder getting better? Is the amount of redness and swelling decreasing ? If yes you are probably ok , if it persists or if no in answers to above questions than you should be seen ...Read more
Pain & shoulder pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Shoulder pain can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... If your pain persists, seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
See below: Neck pain commonly refers to the shoulder. Initially resting the neck/shoulder, using moist heat, and taking a short course of anti-inflammatory can help. Once the pain is better you will want to gradually increase your range of motion. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician as there may be other treatment options including therapy and injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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