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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
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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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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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27 years in practice
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Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
10 years in practice
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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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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Board Certified, Orthopedic surgery, hand surgery
40 years in practice
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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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Dr. Robert Gluck
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
33 years in practice
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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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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
26 years in practice
176M people helped
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Pain in romboid a nd shoulder blades?

Pain in romboid a
nd shoulder blades?

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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Dr. Clarke Holmes
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
17 years in practice
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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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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified, Pediatric Critical Care
28 years in practice
594K people helped
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
23 years in practice
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What causes pain in back of shoulder?

What causes pain in back of shoulder?

Many causes: Pain the the back of the shoulder can relate to neck arthritis, muscle strain or rotator cuff problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Allen Lu
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
18 years in practice
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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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