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What could be done for s frozrn shoulder?

What could be done for s frozrn shoulder?

Frozen shoulder: Frozen shoulder typically resolves itself. Exercises to stretch the shoulder joint can be done, alone or in pt. Nsaids and cortisone injections can lessen pain. Rarely, a motion gaining surgery (manipulation under anesthesia or capsular release) may be required. ...Read more

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How to release shoulder trigger points?

How to release shoulder trigger points?

Trigger point injections: A trigger point injection or dry needling may help cause a reflex spasm that loosens the muscles if traditional stretching, physical therapy, massage, ice and heat don't work. ...Read more

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I had a spur removed and my shoulder is still hurting. What should I do?

I had a spur removed and my shoulder is still hurting. What should I do?

Need complete diagno: The spur is an x-ray sign and not the cause of pain. Removing it will not eliminate the pain if it is not the cause. Your problem could be shoulder instability or a/c arthritis. You need to find a shoulder surgeon who can give you the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I stop chronic shoulder pains? Age 47y.

How can I stop chronic shoulder pains?  Age 47y.

Depends: Lots of possible causes so need to know more. Could be anything from tendinitis to bursitis to labral or rotator cuff tears. So you need a diagnosis which is usually not a problem with a good exam, and then maybe an x-ray and mri. If therapy, modification in use and possibly nsaids don't work then targeted injections often do. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pain in romboid a nd shoulder blades?

Pain in romboid a
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Many possibilities: Pain to the rhomboid and shoulder blade areas can be something as simple as muscle strain or spasms, or could be something serious like a heart attack. Because of the inability to get further information and to do an exam, it is best to see your doctor or go to the emergency department if the pain worsens. ...Read more

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I slept funny on my shoulder and it's been hurting for days. What might be wrong and should I get it checked out?

Consider neck issue: The location of pain often gives us clues to the cause. Pain after an abnormal sleeping position is often referred from the neck, especially if pain is near the shoulder blade. Muscle strain, ligament sprain or facet joint irritation are common. True shoulder problems are also often worsened by sleeping on that side with rotator cuff being the most common. See your doc if not better within 1 week. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my shoulder? Popped out then in

What is wrong with my shoulder? Popped out then in

Instability: Shoulder instability is quite common. Either you have an underlying joint laxity (looseness) or you underwent some trauma. Either way, you would benefit from a visit to your orthopedic surgeon or sports medicine specialist. ...Read more

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