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Doctor insights on: Pain After Shoulder Impingement Surgery

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What is surgery time for shoulder impingement surgery?

What is surgery time for shoulder impingement surgery?

1hr to scope: Typically this arthroscopic procedure takes about an hour and can be done with a combination of regional/general anesthetic. The inflamed bursa and bone spurs are removed. Therapy starts about 2 weeks after surgery and full recovery is 3-4 months. ...Read more

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How long to recover from shoulder impingement surgery?

How long to recover from shoulder impingement surgery?

2-3 months: 2-3 months for complete recovery. If cuff repair performed at same surgery, then 4-6 months for complete recovery. ...Read more

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What type of recovery for shoulder impingement surgery?

What type of recovery for shoulder impingement surgery?

Diagnosis Dependent: Although shoulder impingement is a very common diagnosis, you may be interested to learn that the commonly held belief by many patients and surgeons that a "spur" is cutting into the rotator cuff is not the most current thinking. So make sure you are comfortable you have the correct diagnosis before considering shoulder surgery. Learn more here: http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulderpain/2010. ...Read more

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Having shoulder impingement surgery leaves you out of action for how long?

Having shoulder impingement surgery leaves you out of action for how long?

About 3 months: When done arthroscopicaly, recovery is very rapid. Usually, therapy will start 2 weeks after surgery. As long as the rotator cuff does not need to be repaired, most are able to use there arm in a month. By three months, most people are back to normal activities. The surgery involves removal of the inflamed bursal tissue and osteophytes called an acromioplasty. ...Read more

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I have booked in for shoulder impingement surgery. Have been reading some negative comments online re: pain and problems long-term post-op. What can i?

I have booked in for shoulder impingement surgery. Have been reading some negative comments online re: pain and problems long-term post-op. What can i?

Not common: Discuss with the surgeon. Let him go over MRI pictures with you and what he is doing, what you need to do and expected timeline. Be informed. ...Read more

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Should surgery be performed for a shoulder impingement condition?

Should surgery be performed for a shoulder impingement condition?

Shoulder impingement: Last option should be surgery. Physical therapy for posture principles for neck and shoulder as well as scapular stabilizer muscle and rotator cuff muscle strengthening. This should reestablish the normal scapulohumeral motion and eliminate impingement. ...Read more

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Is surgery d option for shoulder pain (impingement syndrome), which did not reduce with physio for 6 months n tricort 10mg?

Is surgery d option for shoulder pain (impingement syndrome), which did not reduce with physio for 6 months n tricort 10mg?

Be careful: Twenties male considering shoulder operation for "impingement". Shoulder is complex bio mechanism not well understood by many doctors. If possible see osteopath for hands-on evaluation. Many bone surgeons operate based on imaging studies, which are infamous for inability to discern chronic soft tissue disorders. Failure of pt occurs if the bio mechanism disorder is not properly understood. ...Read more

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What is a good to treat a shoulder impingement?

What is a good to treat a shoulder impingement?

Therapy: The two most common things we try for impingement syndrome of the shoulder that are non operative are a cortisone shot put in the sub acromial space and/or s course of physical therapy. ...Read more

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Hey. I want to ask that could I build my shoulders without doing overhead pressing because I have shoulder impingement. .. Regarding bodybuilding?

Hey. I want to ask that could I build my shoulders without doing overhead pressing because I have shoulder impingement. .. Regarding bodybuilding?

Yes: Consult with a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult and catered to your shoulder issues. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How do you do shoulder impingement therapy?

Physical therapy: A certified physical therapist will evaluate your specific condition and formulate a plan for you. ...Read more

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While I was bench pressing I felt my shoulder slide back but I have all the symptoms for shoulder impingement syndrome is?

While I was bench pressing I felt my shoulder slide back but I have all the symptoms for shoulder impingement syndrome is?

May be instability: Impingement usually occurs with shoulder press or military press. You may have experienced shoulder instability. Impingement typically occurs in older patients (>35 or 40) while instability occurs in younger patients (< 30.) initial treatment for instablity involves a physical therapy program. Impingement is treated with nsaids, physical therapy, and steroid injections. ...Read more

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Left shoulder impingement, I'm feeling weird vibration sensations in my left shoulder and pain. Can you explain the weird vibration feeling? Thanks.

Left shoulder impingement, I'm feeling weird vibration sensations in my left shoulder and pain. Can you explain the weird vibration feeling? Thanks.

May be neuropathic: Impingment syndrome involves some of the muscular stabilizers of the shoulder known as the rotator cuff. Some patients that have rotator cuff problems can have associated neuropathic pain as well, thought potentially to be associated with glenohumeral instability. Physical therapy can sometimes be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the approx. Percentage likelihood in your practice experience that a cortisone injection will significantly reduce shoulder impingement pain?

What is the approx. Percentage likelihood in your practice experience that a cortisone injection will significantly reduce shoulder impingement pain?

80-90 %: In my experience if you have a definite diagnosis of impingement syndrome (made by history, physical exam and confirmed by a good mri)your chances of improvement after a lidocaine/marcaine/steroid injection that is in your subacromial space (best done by ors) is 80-90%. In fact, if someone w/'impingement'does not get better after injection than the diagnosis may be incorrect or misplaced injection. ...Read more

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What does shoulder impingement mean?

What does shoulder impingement mean?

Internal or external: Impingement means bumping up against something. Can be outside the rotator cuff (for example acromial spurring can impinge) or can be withing the shoulder (more common with pitchers). external impingement is more common ...Read more

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Will shoulder impingement get betteron its own.

The structure of: The shoulder remains the same but by activity modification it can b less of a problem. Avoid overhead, throwing. These r a couple of things 2 avoid. Also depending on the severity of the impingement pt helps, but if u get a lot better, u still have 2 avoid what I mentioned. ...Read more

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Shoulder impingement led to upper back pain. What to do?

This is not an: Uncommon compaint as the shoulder pain can refer into this area or you may even have an undiagnosed spine problem as well as these two conditions frequently present together. Sometimes, a sceondary muscular spine issue can develop as a result of altered use of te arm due to the impingement. Treatment depends on the exact cause so you should see your doctor concerning this if it does not resolve. ...Read more

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Would a cortisone injection be solution for shoulder impingement syndrome?

Yes: Many shoulder impingement sypmtoms are due to dys-synchronization of the shoulder muscles. See a pt or physical medicine doc to get more guidance. This rehabilitation is very slow but well worth the effort.
Cortisone injections work well for certain type of bursitis involving the shoulder but work best in combination with therapy as above. ...Read more

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Is shoulder impingement then becoming a tear caused from my career as a dental hygienist?

Is shoulder impingement then becoming a tear caused from my career as a dental hygienist?

Doubtful: I am sure your job utilizes your upper body, but I have worked with many hygenist for over 35 years some very active in many activities and never heard of anything like this. If it is related I would believe you would have a very poor posture problem and not what you would have been trained in training. ...Read more

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I have missed my period which was due on the 27th of last month. Iam on medicaiton for shoulder impingement taking celebrex, (celecoxib) mydocalm and reparil?

I have missed my period which was due on the 27th of last month. Iam on medicaiton for shoulder impingement taking celebrex, (celecoxib) mydocalm and reparil?

Missed Period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a pectoral strain and/or costochondritis lead to a shoulder impingement on the same injured side? What does a shoulder impingement feel like?

Separate issues: They are not related. Impingement essentially is a rotator cuff problem and can occur from a variety of reasons. Best to get checked. ...Read more