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Shoulder Pain Can T Lift Arm
R shoulder pain, can't lift arm completly, upper spine really hurt=stabbing pain, sometimes, my arms gets numb. Cant stay in the same position. Help?
Neurologic source: You should see your physician. Several different conditions can present with these symptoms, from cardiac to orthopedic to neurologic. ...Read more
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
Right shoulder pain into neck can't lift arm over my head and some numbness and no grip in my hands can't lay on it severe pain constantly?
See a neurologist: You must see a neurologist. You have definite signs of either diseased or pinched nerves in neck or brachial plexus on right side. ...Read more
Shoulder pain: Can also be caused by issues in the neck. Would recommend evaluation by pain specialist in addition to orthopedist. ...Read more
I have been suffering from mild to moderate shoulder pain for about two weeks now. The pain is usually when I lift my arm to the side.
Need evaluation.: Not only would we need more information about what’s going on with your shoulder, but I think it would be wise if you got a formal physical examination locally with an orthopedist. Is this new, or has it been this way for a while? Was there any trauma involved? Depending on answers to these questions, you might at least need an x-ray if not an MRI. ...Read more
FOR THE LAST 3 DAYS I HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO LIFT MY ARM DUE TO SHOULDER PAIN. I HAVE NOT DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENT BUT I DID SLEEP ODDLY?
Shoulder pain. No injury. Hypermoble. Can't lift or move arm. Popping. Front part and area by neck and shoulder blade. Help? I'm in a sling right now.
Orthopaedics consult: You need a full history and exam by an orthopaedic surgeon in clinic. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes. The two most common would be a rotator cuff problem or shoulder instability. The rotator cuff muscles raise your arm away from your body and when they are injured raising your arm can be painful. Some people will have an unstable shoulder that can shift out of place if the arm is brought away from the body. A good exam can tell the cause. Thank you. ...Read more
Severe left shoulder pain by corner socket cannot lift shoulder/arm all the way up what could be possible cause?
Sharp pain when lift things up to put on high shelf. Now, shoulder pain when extend arm to the side or lift arm up or write or sleep on side. Serious?
Shoulder pain x4h, dropped ~1 inch lower than than other side, mobility/function limited, mild scapular pain. Cannot lift arm over head. Thoughts?
Shoulderpain: Tough to say without examining you. Your symptoms sound as if you at least strained one of your ligaments in your shoulder, with a possible co-existing Muscle strain of your scapula. See your doctor for an evaluation and proper diagnosis to assure you get the best advice and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am experiencing shoulder pain. I got tdap shot 8 days ago. Pain is some better but still very bad. Unable to lift arm over head. Can't lay on left side. Is this normal? How long is this going to last?
Evaluation: If the pain dose not resoled you need further evaluation with blood test and CT of shoulder to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
Beware neck: While you can have problems in both shoulders with bilateral upper extremity weakness we worry about problems coming from the neck. ...Read more
I have severe neck and shoulder pain with inability to lift left arm above head. Any ideas out there?
R/O ARTHRITIS/HNP: R/O OSTEOARTHRITIS OF NECK/HNP. You need a full exam AND FOCUSED NEURO EXAM and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers /MRI to be through. Also GF diet wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretrol rejuvenation-science. Com. &eval for PT and strengthening. PMR EVAL FOR PRP/PROLTHERAPY/STEROID EPIDURAL INJECTION. Then reevaluate. ...Read more
What would cause left shoulder pain/arm for almost a year now. Mri showed fluid build up and inflammation. Hurts to lift arm?
Bursitus: Sounds like an inflammatory process. You can try a steroid injection into the joint. Rest and ice may help. ...Read more
I lay arm on flat surface and with 2 or 3 pds weight do wrist curls for 2 min. Would this cause shoulder pain? Pain when I lift whole arm crosswise
~2 wks mild pain in R shoulder. Pain got much worse when arms above head pulling shirt off, now sharp pain in shoulder lift arm some ways. Ideas?
Rc tendinitis or...: Bursitis. You most likely flared up your rotator cuff. As a result overhead activity hurts because your rotator cuff bangs against your shoulder blade (acrimonious) and causes impingement. Limit your overhead activity, get on some nsaids for a few days and Ice. If. It better you might need some guided PT or a cortisone injection. ...Read more
R shoulder pain due to skiing for weeks. Physio=no help. Tingling feeling in fingers. Cant lift arm up or backwards. Pulls in neck+whole arm. Help?
Mom has r shoulder pain cannot lift the arm past about 90 degrees of flexion &abduction limited rotation hurts to cough. Swollen and hard to touch.?
Shoulder pain on top of shoulder. Hurts most when arm extend behind back or sudden twisting motion. Full range of motion otherwise with little to no discomfort. Able to lift weights with minimal discomfort but very sore afterwards?
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I would need more info to give you specific diagnostic opinions. The most common causes of shoulder pain in the absence of trauma include rotator cuff and biceps tendonitis and labral tears, especially in young to middle-age individuals. In weight-lifters, the
A-C joint can become inflamed as well. If you need additional help, then I can provide an inbox consult. Www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Symptoms: shoulder pain (shoots down arm&back), burning sensation, tingling, cant sleep on shoulder, hard 2 lift, worse at night, weak, popping noise
A-C Joint?: If a young person were to have shoulder pain with pain lying on shoulder at night & weakness with lifting & a "popping" sound; then consideration might be for A-C, acromioclavicular, separation. Has there been a traumatic injury or fall onto shoulder? Skateboarding? See an Osteopath or Physiatrist. A-C joint X-ray films standing upright with & without weights might be needed; as well as an MRI. ...Read more
I have shoulder pain for over a month, it seems as if my muscles hurt and when I lift my arm up over my head it really hurts. The pain is a dull ache during the day and intensifies at night, it is as if my muscles down to my bones ache and it hurts in my
Post work out pain: Make sure you are warming up; if you are seasoned athlete or weekend warrior, you must warm up before any workout - if this is not helping, you need a complete examination to determine the site and cause of pain - neck pain can radiate to the shoulder and vice versa - you will need an exam to tease this out. ...Read more
Prob not: As an orthopedic surgeon who treats many patients w/ shoulder instability I would say there is no proven benefit to wearing compression shirts for instability. In season football players w/ unstable shoulders may be helped by wearing 'harnesses' which limit abduction (movement away from body) and external rotation. Best of luck! ...Read more
See below: The possibilities are likely a primary problem with the shoulder itself or perhaps a radiating pain from the neck which can be caused by discs, pinched nerves or arthritis in the joints of the neck. If it generally is worse when you raise your arm, it is probably the shoulder, but only a good physical examination by a musculoskeletal doctor (orthopedist or physiatrist) should answer the question. ...Read more
What does it mean when shoulder pain worsens when pulling the arm back from an outstretched position?
Varies: There are a number of potential causes. If it is around your shoulder blade, then it usually means it is coming from the retractors of your shoulder blade, such as the rhomboids. If it is the shoulder, a babel, biceps, or rotator cuff tear are possible. Don't hesitate to be seen for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more
I brought side sleeper pillow and my neck and shoulder pain has gotten worst. I can't raise my arm or lower it with feeling pain.
Shoulder pain: There are many possible causes of neck and shoulder pain including pinched nerve and rotator cuff injury. Since this seems to be getting worse so that now your range of motion is limited, you need further in-person evaluation. Try your primary care doc first. If no success, see a PM&R doctor next. PT or massage may help, but get the right diagnosis first. ...Read more
Severe right shoulder pain hot started spontaneously, makes my whole arm feel heavy at times. Doesn't hurt to me my arm/ shoulder in anyway!?
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