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Can I play hockey (no contact) with a separated shoulder?

Can I play hockey (no contact) with a separated shoulder?

Possibly: It depends on the severity of the separation. Most mild shoulder separations settle down in a few weeks, and you can return to hockey. Despite playing in a no contact league, there is inevitably going to be some contact, which can aggravate the injury. You can also get tripped while skating and land on your shoulder, so you have to consider the risks associated with returning to play. ...Read more

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Do you think I am able to try to play hockey if I have a separated shoulder?

Do you think I am able to try to play hockey if I have a separated shoulder?

Yes: Yes, a separated shoulder is injury to the ligaments that hold your collar bone in place. Depending on the severity and symptoms, most people recover from a mild to moderate separated shoulder just fine and are able to participate in activities without much discomfort. More severe separations may require surgery. Recommend you see your doctor for further evaluation to determine the severity. ...Read more

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How can I play with minimal pain with a hurt shoulder?

How can I play with minimal pain with a hurt shoulder?

Refer to answer: You an play soccer with minimal pain. Whoever any sports that requires shoulder motion will cause more pain. Any cause of pain needs to be diagnosed and be treated accordingly. If it is impingement, or biceps tear will get worse with activity., and time. ...Read more

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Iam playing shuttle and i was suffering from shoulder pain?

Iam playing shuttle and i was suffering from shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain: Shoulder pain after sports may be due to injury. If the pain is mild and improved without treatment then there is nothing to worry about. With persistent pain that dies not improve, you should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I popped my shoulder playing basketball and now when I move it a certain way it hurts a lot. How can I fix the pain?

I popped my shoulder playing basketball and now when I move it a certain way it hurts a lot. How can I fix the pain?

Shoulder injury: There are many causes of shoulder pain. You need to have it examined and possibly have an Xray. Advil or naprosyn (naproxen) are over the counter medications that are anti-inflammatory but be careful. Long term usage can result in stomach inflammation, bleeding and kidney problems. If the pain is severe you need to have it examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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I dislocated my shoulder before playing rugby & its being hurting real lots.I can't really move it hardly, what's wrong?

Need exam/ MRI : Not sure how long ago u dislocated your shoulder but an orthopedist needs to examine your shoulder. As dr. Bach has stated rot.Cuff injuries can occur as we get older after shoulder dislocations. Also the labrum tears in 80-90 % of shoulder dislocations and slap tears( involving your biceps anchor) are not uncommon either. See ors and may need mri. Good luck! ...Read more

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Haven't played softball in 1 month but shoulder pain is intense&constant. Can't sleep on it, lift things or put weight on it. Help?

Haven't played softball in 1 month but shoulder pain is intense&constant. Can't sleep on it, lift things or put weight on it. Help?

Consult with an: orthopedic surgeon. Anti inflammatory meds, physical therapy, and injections are mainstays of treatment. In rare cases, it could be bone infection, tumor, or even occult fracture. You need full evaluation. ...Read more

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I hurt my trapiod yesrorday. It hurts to look over my shoulder and put my head back. I have basketball tomorow do u recomend I play?

I hurt my trapiod yesrorday. It hurts to look over my shoulder and put my head back. I have basketball tomorow do u recomend I play?

No: You may have a trapezius muscle spasm. If you have pain with rotating or extending your neck (looking over your shoulder and putting your head back) this might indicate a pinched nerve in your neck, i would not recommend playing basketball at this time as it could aggravate the problem. See your doctor to have it looked at. ...Read more

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Why does my shoulder pop every time i rotate it backwards? I play lacrosse and field hockey, could I have done something to it to be causing this?

Why does my shoulder pop every time i rotate it backwards?  I play lacrosse and field hockey, could I have done something to it to be causing this?

Pop painful?: If the 'pop' u are describing is painful or associated w/ a feeling of 'looseness' or instability than this is signifigant and warrants an orthopedic exam. If it is not painful and occurs in other joints i would'nt worry much about it.Painful popping @ young age could be caused by several different things... Tell your parent(s)and see md. ...Read more