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Shoulder Pain After Fall
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
Shoulder pain that started from a fall back Oct. 2014. increased soreness thru the months to wear now always in pain lifting up , backwards, at rest?
Frozen shoulder: First time in this forum. From the limited information you have provided it sounds like you have a frozen shoulder. This is based on the history of trauma to the shoulder area. I would like to know whether any x-rays were done at the time of the fall to rule out a fracture. If negative, you are presenting limitation in abduction and external rotation which is hallmark of the problem. ...Read more
Shoulder pain in front near bone, fall on 05-22 on sidewalk with tip of shoulder and top of left arm hitting first Pain is a very dull, annoying pain.
I have shoulder and chest pain after a fall. Could it be muscle pain? Or a break?- there is no brushing but agony to inhale, cough etc...
Could be a fracture: Suzy, the answer won't be clear without an x-ray. Your symptoms are consistent with both a bruise and possibly a rib fracture. Pain can be quite severe with a cough or deep inspiration if it is a fracture as the ribs will move considerably with deep breaths. Your risk of fracture depends on your age, sex and height of the fall. Let pain be your guide for seeking doctor evaluation and work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Bilateral shoulder pain can be from many sources: tendonitis, instability, rheumatoid arthritis, frozen shoulder, referred pain from the cervical spine, etc. Less likely, it could be from a nonorthopedic condtion. If the pain is significant, then it's time to your see doc and move forward with some diagnostic and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Without more detail about your pain, what may have caused it and the dysfunction associated with it. Different types of pain have different causes and different treatments. It's very suboptimal for someone to give you a generic answer for shoulder pain without having a better understanding of what's causing it. An evaluation in person is necessary for appropriate guidance. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer