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Chronic dull pain behind left scapula , muscles seem to tighten up had a heap of test, wot could it be had it for over 2 years now?

Chronic dull pain behind left scapula , muscles seem to tighten up had a heap of test, wot could it be had it for over 2 years now?

Long thoracic nerve : Can't say for sure but could be long thoracic nerve damage which can cause scapular winging with the shoulder blade sticking out. ...Read more

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Dull pain on behind left scapula at the bottom point. And left side of left chest swelling I have had it for the past 2 years 24 7.?

Dull pain on behind left scapula at the bottom point. And left side of left chest swelling I have had it for the past 2 years 24 7.?

Doctor can evaluate: A person's left chest (nor his right chest) should not swell up for no reason. So, a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the person is trying to describe. Also, the doctor can check what might be causing the left scapula pain (they may or may not be related). A chest x-ray and other tests might be needed. ...Read more

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Shoulder feels like something is pinched when moved across chest or behind back. I was told my scapula & rotator are out of place. Can that happen?

Shoulder feels like something is pinched when moved across chest or behind back. I was told my scapula & rotator are out of place. Can that happen?

Probably not: As there is no true joint between the scapula and rib cage, probably nothing "out of place". However, it may need to be mobilized through gentle manipulation, and any muscular trigger points or spasm relieved. ...Read more

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Scapula = ?

Scapula = ?

Shoulder blade: The scapula is the shoulder blade bone. It is attached to the back and chest through the collar bone and lots of muscles. The scapula also forms the socket part of the shoulder ball and socket joint. The scapula is important for giving the shoulder its huge flexibility. The problem is that such huge flexibility makes it easy to injure. ...Read more

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What is the scapula?

What is the scapula?

Shoulder blade: The scapula is also called the shoulder blade. There is a right and left shoulder blade, and they are large bones located at your upper back. ...Read more

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What can cause an upwardly rotated scapula?

What can cause an upwardly rotated scapula?

You have scoliosis?: It may be a simple muscle imbalance. Need to stretch as well as strengthen and PT need to mobilize the scar tissue binding down your scapula ...Read more

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How long does it take for a scapula to heal?

How long does it take for a scapula to heal?

6 - 12 weeks: Presumably you are asking about a scapula fracture. Like most fractures, this would be expected to heal within 6 - 12 weeks, but several factors can affect healing time, such as smoking, diabetes, the severity of the fracture, whether surgery was required and the type of surgery done, and whether the fracture was open or not. ...Read more

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Why do I have a winging scapula?

Serratus Anterior: I don't know the reason in your case. However, the most common cause for a winged scapula is serratus anterior damage. ...Read more

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How you treat a dislocated scapula?

How you treat a dislocated scapula?

needs to be seen: Most cases of dislocated shoulder can do well if treated promptly. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dislocated-shoulder/ds00597. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the scapula?

What causes tingling in the scapula?

A pinched nerve ---: The spine must be responsible. See your pcp to investigate for common and medical causes of tingling; if no obvious cause is found, then consult an orthopedist who could help you. You must be feeling tingling in the skin over the scapula. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why this pain beneath my scapula bone?

Why this pain beneath my scapula bone?

Shoulder bursitis: Scapulothoracic bursitis is inflammation beneath the shoulder blade. It may be associated with overuse, muscle strain, or chronic inflammatory conditions. ...Read more

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Is there a way to fix a winged scapula?

Is there a way to fix a winged scapula?

Winged Scapula: Depends on how long you have had it. It can be caused by many things but all result in nerve damage to the long thoracic nerve. The most common cause of scapular winging is serratus anterior paralysis.Many of the causes are serious and some just result in damage to the nerve that many improve. Phy therapy may be of help. ...Read more

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Pain in scapula from cvid, why?

Indirectly: I am imagining that you mean "common variable immuno-deficiency" by "cvid" - if I am wrong about that, please let me know. There would not be a direct cause whereby changes in your immune system cause pain. But if there's inflammation or infection for another reason, that can. If you are on medications that irritate your stomach or gallbladder or pancreas, that can refer to your shoulder blade. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve near scapula, what to do?

Pinched nerve near scapula, what to do?

Neck or scapula: A thorough physical exam and history to determine if it is scapular pain or referred pain. A neck disc is commonly referred to scapula, and an MRI is sometimes diagnostic. ...Read more

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Is surgery often needed for snapping scapula?

Is surgery often needed for snapping scapula?

Snapping scapula: syndrome is usually treated conservatively without surgery. Rest, NSAIDs therapy and at times coorticosteroids, but if the boney anatomy of the scapula is such that it is debilitating and persistant then surgery can be offered, this is rare. ...Read more

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Should i try tizorel for my chronic neck and scapula area pain?

Unfamiliar: I'm unfamiliar with this medicine. But based on a quick internet search it seems to be a drug made by merck pakistan. Pain medication should only be taken under the advice of a physician. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain left chest and next to left scapula?

Nonspecific: Unfortunately your description is fairly nonspecific and potential causes include lung or heart pathologies as well as pinched nerves. See a physician if your symptoms are persistent or severe. ...Read more

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Pain in the scapula that radiates to the side ribcage! what could it be?

Pain in the scapula that radiates to the side ribcage! what could it be?

Varies: Multiple potential causes from a pinched nerve in the thoracic spine, to a rhomboid strain or a sub scapular bursitis. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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