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Is my shoulder weak because it produces a popping sound?

Is my shoulder weak because it produces a popping sound?

Not necessarily: The popping sound in a shoulder is called crepitus. It usually results from some scar tissue developing in the shoulder. Generally around the age of 35 or above the shoulder starts to make noise. It doesn't mean anything is wrong but rather that the shoulder is not as lubricated as it once was and that some scar tissue has developed. ...Read more

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Why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

Why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

Popping Shoulder: Painless popping in the Shoulder is not an uncommon thing with active people. If this causes repetitive pain or discomfort go see a Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist so that X-rays and a proper exam can be performed. Many times therapy, an injection, and NSAIDS can be a simple solution for shoulder pain. Hope this helps. Take care. Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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My shoulder is stiff and hurt to move. It also makes a popping sound when I move it. I m not sure what I did, I don't know what it coul be. Any idea?

My shoulder is stiff and hurt to move. It also makes a popping sound when I move it. I m not sure what I did, I don't know what it coul be. Any idea?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the shoulder can cause it to painful and stiff. Causes of inflammation are overuse, subtle injury within the shoulder, and systemic causes such as rheumatoid arthritis. It's best to get it diagnosed accurately by seeing a shoulder specialist. ...Read more

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Left shoulder makes a loud popping/ grinding sound every time i move it up and back down or shrug it's been doing this for around 3-4 months thoughts?

Left shoulder makes a loud popping/ grinding sound every time i move it up and back down or shrug it's been doing this for around 3-4 months thoughts?

Shoulder popping: Popping is not a symptom indicative of any disease. If you have any other symptoms besides that, you can relay those for making correct diagnosis or better off - talk to your regular doctor who can examine you and make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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My daughter shoulder keeps making popping sounds? What does that mean? It is serious? Should i wait until tomorrow to go to the drs? Urgent care, er?

My daughter shoulder keeps making popping sounds? What does that mean? It is serious? Should i wait until tomorrow to go to the drs? Urgent care, er?

NO: It is not a acute fresh (recent ) injury , er is not the place for this problem , you call your family doctor , will refer you to orthopedic surgeon , will examine and evaluate the problem with tests if needed MRI , you will have correct answer , and she will have right treatment ...Read more

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Shoulder making popping and grinding sound, when moving arms up and down. What could it be?

Shoulder making popping and grinding sound, when moving arms up and down. What could it be?

Couple things: One of the major causes of this would be osteoarthritis. Is it painful? I would recommend seeing your doc to for a physical exam, possible pt if it is painful, as well as shoulder exercises. If there is no pain, could be early in process or impingement which could later lead to issues. Most likely nothing too serious, but get it checked. ...Read more