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I think I have shoulder bursitis. Home cure?

I think I have shoulder bursitis. Home cure?

Shoulder bursitis: 2 Aleve (naproxen) 2 time a day with food in your stomach for 5 days. Scapular stabilizer exercises and proper posture. Avoid positions with your arms raised forward ie typing on computer. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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Best bra strap for shoulder bursitis?

Best bra strap for shoulder bursitis?

Not associated: A bra strap does not prevent, help or make shoulder motion more difficult. The repetitive motion of the shoulder along with some collarbone spurs that protrude down into the bursa region can cause inflammation of the bursa and the pain associated with it. Inflammation of the rotator cuff tendon can also cause an irritation of the overlying bursa leading to bursitis as well. ...Read more

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What can you do about shoulder bursitis?

What can you do about shoulder bursitis?

Nonspecific: Shoulder bursitis is a common diagnosis but not really an anatomically based diagnosis. Learn more about shoulder pain here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm get a detailed exam with a specialist to tailor a treatment plan. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic shoulder bursitis?

How can I treat chronic shoulder bursitis?

Therapy, injections: Shoulder bursitis generally responds well to conservative care including nsaids, physical therapy, icing, a home shoulder exercise program and occasionally injections. People who fail to improve with 4-6 months of conservative care may require surgical treatment which is generally done arthroscopically. ...Read more

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Best way to sleep with shoulder bursitis?

Best way to sleep with shoulder bursitis?

See below: People with bursitis often feel more pain when sleep on the painful shoulder. Try sleeping on your back or the opposite shoulder. ...Read more

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What can be done for rid shoulder bursitis?

What can be done for rid shoulder bursitis?

Surgery not likely: Bursitis refers to an inflamed or irritated bursa. Bursa are common about most joints in our body. Inflammation can result form injury or oversue. Once the underlying injury heals or the oversue is limited, the bursitis will resolve. Adjuvant treatments commonly involve nsaids, physical therapy, and local steroid injections to help potentiate your bodies innate ability to heal. ...Read more

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How can I treat shoulder bursitis? I'm a swimmer.

First: make sure you have the right diagnosis for your pain. Seeing a physical medicine doctor is a good place to start. If bursitis is diagnosed, steroids injected into the subacromial bursa under ultrasound guidance can be very helpful. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of shoulder bursitis pain?

How can I quickly get rid of shoulder bursitis pain?

No quick fix: Anti-infamatories, ice and exercise with occasional steroid injection are the treatment. If it just started you should notice improvement within one month. ...Read more

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How much Motrin to take per day for shoulder bursitis ?

How much Motrin to take per day for shoulder bursitis ?

No more than 12 tabs: The toxic dose for Motrin is 2400mg, each tablet contain 200mg ...Read more

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Can cortisone injection for shoulder bursitis make it worse?

Can cortisone injection for shoulder bursitis make it worse?

No: Typically cortisone injections make true bursitis feel better. If the injection was not placed into the bursa it's possible to get very little pain relief. ...Read more

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How is impingement syndrome different from shoulder bursitis?

How is impingement syndrome different from shoulder bursitis?

It's not: These conditions are similar and represent inflammation in the tissues surrounding the rotator cuff. Rest, ice and nsaid's are first line treatments, followed by therapy and oral/injectable steroids. If these measures fail, then shoulder arthroscopy is performed to remove the inflamed bursal tissue and bone spurs. The rotator cuff is evaluated and if torn, repaired/debrided. ...Read more

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Shoulder bursitis cortisone injection, how long until it works?

cortisone: Most injections of cortisone begin working within 24 to 48 hours, but can take as long as a week. If you don't notice relief within a week...Then it probably wont work. ...Read more

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Had cortisone injection 8weeks ago 4 shoulder bursitis but still have pain and mobility issues what shud I do to sort it out going weekly to p/t ?

Had cortisone injection 8weeks ago 4 shoulder bursitis but still have pain and mobility issues what shud I do to sort it out going weekly to p/t ?

Keep tx dr informed: Important to keep your treating dr. Informed of your progress, as it may be a more severe case of bursitis, or may be a different condition that would need to be diagnosed with further evaluations and possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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