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Painless Lump On Rotator Cuff
Shoulder rotator cuff injury 9 months ago. Tendonitis. Lump at tip of R shoulder blade size of quail egg. What is that?
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
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
I've had what i thought is a cyst on my right shoulder, above my rotator cuff. 15yrs plus no pain now it hurts & itches constantly. What should I do?
Cyst : See you primary care doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can someone have a rotator cuff tear and have no pain in the shoulder but can only raise the arm a little bit?
I have a sharp pain at the bottom of my shoulder when i reach behind me. Otherwise no pain at all. Could this be a torn rotator cuff? Home remedy?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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