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Is it fibromyalgia? Neck pain- front & back near skull, shoulder, si joint,anxiety, worse when sleeping awkardly. chiro said tight muscles everywhere

Is it fibromyalgia? Neck pain- front & back near skull, shoulder, si joint,anxiety, worse when sleeping awkardly. chiro said tight muscles everywhere

There R specific-: -physical & historical that R used 2 diagnose fibromyalgia. All these factors must B met 2 consider that as a diagnosis. See a rheumatologist, not a DC 4 definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have had really bad shoulder pain. I've had 2 steroid injections in 2 months the pain is back and worse than ever. It hurts shoulder joint to neck ?

I have had really bad shoulder pain. I've had 2 steroid injections in 2 months the pain is back and worse than ever. It hurts shoulder joint to neck ?

Get evaluated: Sometimes shoulder pain can overlap with cervical spine radiculopathy and therefore will not respond to injection. In addition to this you could have an underlying injury to your rotator cuff which is not responding to injection. Either way an MRI of the shoulder might be indicated if your pain has not resolved. If this is negative then there might be a neurological component that needs a workup. ...Read more

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i have history of PTB. now days afb not seen, chest, shoulder joint & back side of chest pain. what i do?

 i have history of PTB. now days afb not seen, chest, shoulder joint & back side of chest pain.  what i do?

CXR: You need serial follow up chest x-rays to determine if your TB is active, progressing, or quiescent. There are many causes of chest, shoulder, and back pain. TB is not high on the list. ...Read more

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Suddenly 10 minutes ago I feel pain in my left arm. I am feeling pain if I tried to lift my arm. Pain stats from thumb to top near shoulder joint. But if I raise my arm and put my hand on right shoulder from the back I feel relaxation in my arm.

Chest pain: Hello, some of the more common causes of chest pain and younger people are chest pain heart related, stomach acid, musculoskeletal. If the pain persists or gets worse with exertion, I would worry about heart condition. But the way you are describing that muscle movement helps, it could be musculoskeletal pain ...Read more

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Is widening of AC shoulder joint dangerous?

Is widening of AC shoulder joint dangerous?

Not dangerous but: May point 2 a separated shoulder of low grade. Was this compared 2 the opposite side? They may both b the same. Injury? A lot missing here as far as info is concerned. C an ortho if it is painful, was injury, and b sure the other side is on the same film plain ; holding weights in each hand, both taken while standing. ...Read more

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How could i make my shoulder joint stronger?

How could i make my shoulder joint stronger?

Muscle: There are basically two components of what stabilizes a joint: static & dynamic. Static issues that you can't really strengthen include ligaments/cartilage/labrum/etc and negative (suction) pressure between the joint. Dynamic stabilizers (which you can strengthen) are the muscles around the joint. Proper muscle strengthening surrounding the joint can definitely aid in joint stability. ...Read more

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How does one detect shoulder joint instability?

How does one detect shoulder joint instability?

Exam and history: See a sports/shoulder specialist for evaluation. They will examine you after reviewing a history of shoulder problems. X-rays will probably be done. Possibly an MRI or mr arthrogram will be ordered. The most important element is truly the history of problems, combined with the physical exam findings. ...Read more

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Are there any good stretches for a shoulder joint injury?

Are there any good stretches for a shoulder joint injury?

Yes, but...: Yes, but it depends on the specific shoulder injury. There are many things that can go wrong in a shoulder, and rehab is specific to each. Most exercises focus on regaining range of motion, flexibility, and strength. See your dr or a physical therapist and they should be able to come up with a plan to help you. ...Read more

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