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Pulled Muscle In Shoulder Blade Symptoms
I've had severe pain in my shoulder blade could it be a pulled muscle and what can I do for it switching off hot and cold doesn't seem to help?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
My left shoulder blade hurts like a pulled muscle but it's been that way for weeks don't no if it's the way I'm sleeping or what?
38, f, Chest, neck& shoulder blade pain (left). Thought it was a pulled muscle but now I can't sleep. It's been a few weeks.
Possibly: 38 yo female has pain in cowl region on one side. This could reflect cervical disk disorder, brachial plexus impingement, Pancost tumor, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or some other problem. A benign musculoskeletal strain-pain problem is also possible. An Osteopath would be the physician best skilled to conduct proper differential diagnosis, and an MRI might be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pulled muscle in my back right below my right shoulder blade. Please tell me how to get rid of it. I can't sleep and hurts to breathe?
Myofascial Pain: Sounds like you have a myofascial nodule (muscle knot) of the rhomboid muscle. This is a common yet painful location for a myofascial nodule. I'll bet your sleep is poor. These knots respond to quality sleep and deep friction massage. A pm&r specialist is your best bet at getting proper treatment if your family doc is stumped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain on rt shoulder blade, I assumed was a pulled muscle. Hasn't gone away after 1 wk and now it's numb and also my right breast is numb in small spot?
I am suffering shoulder blade pain, my doctor said it’s upper back muscle strain, last throughout the day but better after hot bath how to alleviate?
I have had really bad back pain (right side under shoulder blade), accompanied by cough. Could this just be muscle strain from the cough?
Only one way: To find out: go see a healthcare provider who will examine you properly and tell you whether you need further tests to rule out any potentially lethal causes including blood clot (pulmonary embolism), tumor/cancer, obstruction, nerve compression, or simple muscle pull. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Strong ache under the arm pit on the chest side radiated later to the shoulder blade, then down to make a band on the left upper arm. Pain stronger when standing. Nothing done to cause muscle strain.
Go to the hospital: The symptoms you describe are very concerning given your age. Without something that makes you think of a muscle strain, this is even more concerning. If you are short of breath, nauseated, have palpitations or are sweaty, please seek care immediately. Call 911. This can be a heart attack or a problem with your aorta. I hope it is neither of those things, but you should be seen asap to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fluttery squeezing feeling on my left side? Also pulled muscle between shoulder blades on the left side? Are they connected?
Pulled muscle in my back from my shoulder down to my armpit area really aches how long will it last?
Well its 5 months now I had my shoulder blade muscle pulled pains so bad I cant even move neck anywhere but now it pains so slight im facing it daily?
I think I pulled a muscle in my upper back below the left shoulder blade and it hurts. How do I fix this?
Exercise, ice, heat: Gentle range of motion, stretching and walking or any low-impact cardiovascular exercise. Pain can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Ice for about 45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Follow this by heat for about 20 to 25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. ...Read more
How can I stop the pain in my back? I pulled a muscle in my back, it is by my shoulder blade. When I move the wrong way or move to fast, I can't breath. There is excruciating pain. I can't move at all, it seems.
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