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Is my shoulder weak because it produces a popping sound?

Is my shoulder weak because it produces a popping sound?

Physical exam needed: The answer to this question depends upon physical examination findings of your shoulder. The popping sound can come from a myriad of sources, to include, but not limited to: scar tissue, tendons changing position, a torn rotator cuff edge, a torn labrum within the joint, and a loose body or flap of cartilage (joint lining). Only an appropriate physical examination will discern the true cause. ...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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I was hanging and raising myself on bar and suddenly i heard a sound like popping from my shoulder.No serious pain but there is popping once i move!!!

I was hanging and raising myself on bar and suddenly i heard a sound like popping from my shoulder.No serious pain but there is popping once i move!!!

Sprain: Is there any deformity to suggest a dislocation? If not, a sprained ligament is likely. A torn ligament or labrum must also be considered. It's best to have an orthopedic surgeon examine your shoulder to advise and treat you so that any further damage can be avoided. ...Read more

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Experiencing popping or snapping sound from my shoulder . Been hurting for a month and can't raise my arm above my head. When raise there is pain. ?

Experiencing  popping or snapping sound from my shoulder . Been hurting for a month and can't raise my arm above my head. When raise there is pain. ?

Shoulder pathology: Do you recall an injury? If not you may be dealing with tendonitis of the joint. The popping sound may be from tendon movements. If you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve for a week with some gentle stretching exercises after heat applications are worth trying. If not improved, see your physician or an orthopedic specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shoulder pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. ?

I am experiencing  shoulder pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint.
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Shoulder pain: If you can tolerate Ibuprofen, take 800 mg with food up to three times per day for a maximum of 5 days. stretch as tolerated avoid activities causing pain see PCP for further evaluation and possible imaging ...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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I am experiencing popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describes me: Shoulder pain. What should I do?

I am experiencing  popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describes me: Shoulder pain. What should I do?

It depends,,,: It depends on how long you have had this and if it stops you from doing your regular activity. If it has been going on for a long time, it might be a good idea to see a doctor who specializes in joints like an Orthopedist. If it is of a more recent nature, and it is very painful, it might be wise to see a doctor sooner for an exam. Best of luck. ...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

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My right shoulder cracks and makes popping sounds everytime i rotate it. It feels like my bones rubbing against each other what does it mean?

My right shoulder cracks and makes popping sounds everytime i rotate it. It feels like my bones rubbing against each other what does it mean?

Varies : There are multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. The three most common causes are a problem with the rotator cuff (which stabilizes the shoulder), or a labral tear ( which also helps hold the shoulder in place), or an arthritic condition if the shoulder. An exam and appropriate studies would likely reveal the cause. ...Read more

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Shoulder pains around 2-3 inches above my armpit. Pain doesnt fade with NSAIDs. Difficulty rotate/lift arm without pain.Popping sound..What is this?

Is this both sides: If this is one side we consider a local problem like rotator cuff or other shoulder problem. If both sides that would be something to consider in An arthritis type of setting. Without knowing more about you I wouldn't recommend you discuss this with your physician and depending on what the clinical findings are you may need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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For the past couple of months my shoulder has been popping out then back in, causes pain and weakness, when i try go move it after it causes discomort?

For the past couple of months my shoulder has been popping out then back in, causes pain and weakness, when i try go move it after it causes discomort?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Some injuries of the soulder occur due to acute injury and some are from overuse. Ii suggest you see an orthopedist for a complete exam. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more