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I have a shoulder pain. Will having an electric massage chair help?

I have a shoulder pain. Will having an electric massage chair help?

For a short while: Massage chairs will give you temporary relief of shoulder pain, the underlying cause of the pain needs to be determined to initiate proper treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

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


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Could getting a massage worsen shoulder pain?

Could getting a massage worsen shoulder pain?

Not likely: If there is no major structural problem in the shoulder massage should not have adverse effect on the shoulder. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Does massage therapy work for back pain , shoulder pain ? Is it worth it? What are the alternatives?

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

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Can't sleep from shoulder pain. Hurts to the touch. Heat and cold don't help. Massages don't help. Fingers tingle. So tired.

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

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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?

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?

Likely not cancer: In a 31 year old with shoulder pain, lung cancer is extremely unlikely. If it gets progressively worse over the next 2 weeks see your pcp. Still not likely to be cancer but it can be something your pcp can help you with. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I have a shoulder pain which is intense at night?

Impingement Syndrome: Impingement syndrome is a cascade of events that escalate from bursitis to tendinitis of the rotator cuff to a full blown complete tear of the rotator cuff. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the worst shoulder pain ever?

What can I do to treat the worst shoulder pain ever?

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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I have shoulder pain mostly in the morning when i wake up?

I have shoulder pain mostly in the morning when i wake up?

Inflammation : At night you do not move your shoulder so there is swelling in your shoulder when you wake up. You have bursitis, tendinitis or a tendon tear. You should get a consult from an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have bad shoulder pain., it hurts when i try to raise it.

Source of the pain: Could be a joint pain, a muscle pain or a referral pain from somewhere else. Different source, different diagnosis and different treatment. Rec. See your pcp for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have really bad shoulder pain when I use it and its quite stiff?

Several reasons: The most common some kind injury to rotator component and the a c joint arthritis. What you describe pain and stiffness are symptoms of that. ...Read more

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Atypical presentation of a stemi with bilateral shoulder pain, what to do?

Atypical presentation of a stemi with bilateral shoulder pain, what to do?

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

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Should I be concerned about still having shoulder pain 5 days after having pvr13 shot?

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

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Back and shoulder pain for a month! please help, any tips or advice greatly appreciated?

Back and shoulder pain for a month! please help, any tips or advice greatly appreciated?

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

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Neck and shoulder pain?

Neck and shoulder pain?

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 more

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Severe shoulder pain in a diabetic?

Severe shoulder pain in a diabetic?

Frozen shoulder.: It could be a frozen shoulder, although your kind of young for that. However, there is a significant increase in frozen shoulders among diabetics. ...Read more

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How can I fix my left shoulder pain?

Diagnose first: Determine the cause and then treat the cause. See an orthopedist. ...Read more