Top
10
Doctor insights on: Painless Lump On Rotator Cuff

Share
1

1
Shoulder rotator cuff injury 9 months ago. Tendonitis. Lump at tip of R shoulder blade size of quail egg. What is that?

Shoulder rotator cuff injury 9 months ago. Tendonitis. Lump at tip of R shoulder blade size of quail egg. What is that?

AC joint.: The rotator cuff injury would not give you that lump. It may be an arthritic, or inflammed, acromioclavicular joint. See an orthopedic sport medicine surgeon, who specializes in shoulders. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
5 doctors shared insights

Rotator Cuff (Definition)

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that wrap around the ball of the ball and socket joint f the shoulder. The cuff muscles initiate the movements of internal and external rotation as well as lifting your arm ...Read more


2

2
Partial thickness rotator cuff tear, I had no pain ever, just dullness/weakness. 1 and 1/2 yrs later my symptoms are the same, what should I do?

Partial thickness rotator cuff tear, I had no pain ever, just dullness/weakness. 1 and 1/2 yrs later my symptoms are the same, what should I do?

Rehab: The large majority of partial rotator cuff tears in patients your age are treated nonoperatively with rest and rehab/PT. That being said, some partial tears are 20%, and some are 80%. These are treated differently. It's also possible that your symptoms are not coming from the rotator cuff. Consider labral tear or nerve issue. Time to see your orthopedic doctor again to discuss additional options. ...Read more

3

3
I have a torn rotator cuff left side and now my left side fingers lose strength at certain angles but no pain? Why?

I have a torn rotator cuff left side and now my left side fingers lose strength at certain angles but no pain? Why?

Hand weakness : Here is one possibility: this can occur as someone wears a sling for prolonged periods or hold the affected arm bent against their chest. This can lead to ulnar neuritis at the elbow and hand weakness. This typically leads to some level of numbness and tingling in the ring and small fingers. ...Read more

7

7
Rotator cuff surgery 3 weeks ago. Accidentally hit the shoulder hard on a door frame. Can move arm straight up but not to the side. Bump on shoulder?

Rotator cuff surgery 3 weeks ago. Accidentally hit the shoulder hard on a door frame. Can move arm straight up but not to the side. Bump on shoulder?

See your ORS: Falls after rot cuff surgery are more likely to result in re- tears than your mechanism of injury.If u don't have worsening pain than unlikely you have retorn your cuff.3 wks.After our arthroscopic rc repairs we allow passive motion only'straight up' ( forward flex ion in plane of scapula) but no motion away from the body (abduction).See your ors soon and let him examine you. Best of luck! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Right shoulder clicks a lot and feels like there is pressure and inflammation/sore a but no pain Is it rotator cuff injury, should I go chiropractic?

Right shoulder clicks a lot and feels like there is pressure and inflammation/sore a but no pain Is it rotator cuff injury, should I go chiropractic?

See md: did u have an injury or did it just begin insidiously? I would see your primary care physician and if he thinks necessary , a referral to an orthopedic surgeon is your best option.At your young age RC injuries are less likely than instability, labral tears unless you are an overhead throwing athlete. An ORS( board certified) can examine you thouroughly and recommend any other studies. Good luck!! ...Read more

9

9
Severe pain from shoulder down deltoid into bicep. Not rotator cuff. More pain when arm is rotated toward chest. Torn cartilage in other shoulder. ??

Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless associated with the biceps 'anchor'( SLAP) lesions -- but less likely in isolation in your age group.Osteoarthritis can cause pain in this distribution . AC joint arthritis can also cause pain when rotating arm towards chest ( adduction). See an ORS! GL! ...Read more

10

10
How can I relieve rotator cuff pain?

How can I relieve rotator cuff pain?

Most likely rotator: Cuff impingement. Make sure it is rc pain first. If it is on the sides of your shoulders and hurts with overhead activity it could be rotator cuff issues. Initially treat with nsaids, ice and modification of activity (no overhead activity, no heavy pushing or lifting) if it is not getting better see and orthopaedist. They might offer you pt, oral steroids or hopefully a cortisone shot. ...Read more