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Dr. Durga Komaragiri
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Can a pulled shoulder muscle cause pain in breast?

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

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Muscle (Definition)

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


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

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

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Jason Rudolph
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have pulled a muscle in my shoulder. What is the best treatment as I am in constant pain.

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

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Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
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I know for sure my muscles have been torn and pulled from my shoulder bone completely off ! what's the treatment for this?

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

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Dr. Vikram Patel
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Is it possible to pull a shoulder muscle without doing anything strenuous?

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

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I pulled a shoulder muscle. Now pain is going down my arm and to my hand. Is this serious ?

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

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Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
49 years in practice
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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How to cure the shoulder muscle pain ...I had a pain on right side and back side shoulder muscle?

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

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

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

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
Board Certified, General Practice
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Have neck/shoulder issues for 2+ years. Just started having pain in the back of my neck when swallowing. Why? Heat/ muscle relaxants for treatment?

Have neck/shoulder issues for 2+ years. Just started having pain in the back of my neck when swallowing. Why? Heat/ muscle relaxants for treatment?

Pharyngitis? LPR?: Cervical sprain or strain? See your doctor . I hope this helps. If you still have any concern or additional questions about this contact me via a Video Consultation at my Virtual Practice web site: www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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