Rated 5.0/5 based on 10 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pulled Shoulder Muscle Treatment

Share
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
171K people helped
1

1
Can a pulled shoulder muscle cause pain in breast?

Dr. Durga Komaragiri
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
171K people helped
Can a pulled shoulder muscle cause pain in breast?

Yes: Yes. However if using nsaids pain does not go away , get checked by doctor. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ward Dean
Board Certified
38 years in practice
809K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Ward Dean
Board Certified
38 years in practice
809K people helped
Continue
Dr. Qamar Khan
Board Certified, Pain Management
12 years in practice
7M people helped
2

2
I was wondering is electric stimulation and short wave therapy for shoulder muscle treatment the same?

Dr. Qamar Khan
Board Certified, Pain Management
12 years in practice
7M people helped
I was wondering is electric stimulation and short wave therapy for shoulder muscle treatment the same?

No: Electrical Stimulation is just that an electric current that discharges rapidly into the skin and muscles to release natural endorphins and sensations to relieve pain. Short Wave Diathermy is a type of microwave beam that heats the tissue below the surface of the skin to help bring collateral blood flow to heal tissue. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ward Dean
Board Certified
38 years in practice
809K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Ward Dean
Board Certified
38 years in practice
809K people helped
Continue
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
9M people helped
3

3
Is electric stimulation and short wave therapy for shoulder muscle treatment both equally effective? Please advise!

Dr. Lynne Weixel
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
9M people helped

Apples and oranges: Ask the provider(s) for referral sources and to help you deal w/ your specific type of pain in choosing. For some, apples hit the spot - others will pick an orange. Neither is credited by many physicians. You may need o try for yourself. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Jason Rudolph
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
23 years in practice
309K people helped
4

4
I have pulled a muscle in my shoulder. What is the best treatment as I am in constant pain.

Dr. Jason Rudolph
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
23 years in practice
309K people helped
I have pulled a muscle in my shoulder. What is the best treatment as I am in constant pain.

How long has it been: If your symptoms have been present for more than 7-10 days, you should see a physician. Otherwise, rest, a good antinflammatory (alleve, advil, etc.)ice, and gentle stretching program should help. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ward Dean
Board Certified
38 years in practice
809K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
1M people helped
5

5
I know for sure my muscles have been torn and pulled from my shoulder bone completely off ! what's the treatment for this?

Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
1M people helped
I know for sure my muscles have been torn and pulled from my shoulder bone completely off !  what's the  treatment for this?

Ext. unlikely: You are young and know your body better than anyone ; however if your pain/ impairment continue i would suggest seeing an ors ( orthopedic surgeon)... Sometimes other diagnoses ( shoulder instability ) are more common.Good luck ! ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
6

6
Is it possible to pull a shoulder muscle without doing anything strenuous?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped

Yes: Yes, however it is more likely that your have a tendinity or bursitis of the shoulder. If it persists, have it evaluated. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
7

7
I pulled a shoulder muscle. Now pain is going down my arm and to my hand. Is this serious ?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
I pulled a shoulder muscle. Now pain is going down my arm and to my hand. Is this serious ?

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
50 years in practice
15M people helped
8

8
I think I have a pulled torn shoulder muscle.my left shoulder hurts when I bend over, when I cough I get a deep sharp pain, sneeze, and laugh too. ?

Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
50 years in practice
15M people helped
I think I have a pulled torn shoulder  muscle.my left shoulder hurts when I bend over, when I cough I get a deep sharp pain, sneeze, and laugh too. ?

Rotator cuff tear: you could have a rotator cuff tear. You need to see your physician and see a orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist to help make the diagnosis ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ronald Krinick
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
37 years in practice
254K people helped
9

9
How to cure the shoulder muscle pain ...I had a pain on right side and back side shoulder muscle?

Dr. Ronald Krinick
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
37 years in practice
254K people helped
How to cure the shoulder muscle pain ...I had a pain on right side and back side shoulder muscle?

Many causes: First you need a proper diagnosis and then a conservative plan will be tried using physical therapy and possible anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Steven Simon
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
33 years in practice
504K people helped
10

10
Sudden muscle spasm above left shoulder blade. Can't turn body to the right without pain. No injury. Cause and treatment?

Dr. Steven Simon
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
33 years in practice
504K people helped
Sudden muscle spasm above left shoulder blade. Can't turn body to the right without pain. No injury. Cause and treatment?

Posture: Muscles around shoulder blades help hold the head and neck in proper alignment. Forward lean of head or shoulders increases the workload. Posture problems often lead to,this type of pain. Could be a positional problem with head n pillow. Get evaluated by pmr doc or ortho to get correct diagnosis and effective to plan. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Ward Dean
Board Certified,
38 years in practice
809K people helped
Continue
85,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook