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Shoulder Pain When Walking
What can cause shoulder pain in the area of trapezius on the left side when sitting having back support? And reliefs the pain when standing/walking.
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Dad had quadbypass srgery in Feb. Doin gr8 until recntly complains of stiff R-shoulder pain&feels fatigue. Almst fainted whle walking, wat can this b?
Please: Have him contact his cardiologist/ cardiothoracic surgeon if he has had a downward turn in his health. This needs to be assessed. ...Read more
Arm ache: Arm aching brought on by walking and relieved by resting may be seen in coronary artery blockages. Arm and shoulder pain affected by motions of the arm and shoulder may be due to sprain or inflammation such as bursitis or arthritis. Discuss this important symptom with your physician who will schedule the appropriate tests. ...Read more
Unable to sleep at night age 51 feels dyspnoeic comfortable only on geting up n walking around. Mild sweat. Left shoulder pain. Pls advice.
Turned my neck and felt a shock up left side of neck and head. Now I have a dull headache and shoulder pain that goes away with sleep or walking.
Could be muscle pull: Could be muscle pull. The other thing to consider is osme type of nerve injury. Since you just did it teh first move would be to try some ice for the 1st 24 -36 hours and if it is after that try heat ...Read more
Severe shoulder pain when my arms hang down, ie walking. If I hold my hand up, like in a sling, I'm fine.
The sling is fine, but you must see your Doctor to make sure there is no major issue.
Most likely you will be referred to joint specialist.
Hope all goes well - please let me know! ...Read more
I had an echo stress (neg) for shoulder pain, a holter monitor (showed pacs). Extra beats especially when walking. How does dr. Know it's benign?
Very common: PAC's are very common and occur in almost everyone. They are considered benign if they are random occurances, cause no symptoms, do not occur in long strings, and do not occur at a dangerous part of the hearts electrical cycle. ...Read more
Hi, I probably sound like a walking nightmare but I'm at my wits end right now. My history includes crush fracture at T11 and T12 and bulging black disks at L4 and L 5 from an accident 10 years ago. 2 years ago I developed severe shoulder pain, across the
Hi: Incomplete question. I am not sure what your question is. ...Read more
I have coronary artery disease. I have been having shoulder pain, blade, neck pain at rest with walking, and with chest pain. Could it be my neck?
Primary care screen: With a history of coronary artery disease and smoking, your primary care doctor needs to make sure that the symptoms are not related to your heart. If not, a physiatrist can further evaluate to deteine if there is a component related to the neck. In general, walking alone, without turning the neck, should not exacerbate neck pain. ...Read more
After oily meal fast heart rate chest and shoulder pain if I was walking then sat down. Holter cardiac echo cardiac CT w contrast stress tst ok??
Lesson: Sounds like you've been through the gamut of testing and while there are numerous other tests that you might endure, I would suggest something simple: don't eat oily meals!! In fact, there may be a few foods that simply don't agree with you and I recommend you pay attention when certain foods cause you symptoms. Also, speak with your doctor about seeing a nutritionist and possibly an allergist. ...Read more
NSAIDS, ice, heat...: Pain, stiffness, and inflammation can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for about 45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Follow this by heat for about 20 to 25 minutes to help soothe and relax tight muscles. Gentle range of motion and stretching exercises. ...Read more
The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc) can cause pain. Some injuries of the shoulder are acute & some are from overuse. While you can certainly start w/ rest, ice, & nsaids (if not a problem for you), I also suggest you see an ortho for a specific treatment plan
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See below: Most of the time pain in your body is not something "bad". Usually pain is your bodies way of telling you that you have done to much to a body part. You can have pain though with tears in tissues, infection and even tumors. I would suggest you seek medical advice. ...Read more
See below: Neck pain commonly refers to the shoulder. Initially resting the neck/shoulder, using moist heat, and taking a short course of anti-inflammatory can help. Once the pain is better you will want to gradually increase your range of motion. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician as there may be other treatment options including therapy and injections. ...Read more
See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see if these help reduce the pain. If this persists longer than a few days, consider seeing your doctor for stronger medications to help. Typically most people get better within a few weeks of an injury. If not better consider further imaging studies to evaluate. ...Read more
See below: The most common causes of shoulder pain are an injury or irritation to the rotator cuff muscles/tendons, arthritis in the shoulder joint, or a pinched nerve in your neck. Your physician will likely perform a physical exam and possibly get an x-ray. They may prescribe medication, therapy, or order and MRI. ...Read more
See below: I don't know all that much about cricket but I have seen videos and it appears that the pitcher has a pretty violent overhead motion. This would put significant strain on the rotator cuff muscles. The first thing to do is to be evaluated by either an orthopedist or physiatrist, get a good physical exam and then testing as needed. Once the diagnosis is made, treatment can follow. ...Read more
Rest/ice/meds: Try resting your arm, icing your shoulder, and using medication for pain relief. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with the soreness. Nsaid's (ibuprofen, aleve, etc) can help with soreness and inflammation. If it resolves, return to throwing with less intensity. Add volume and intensity with common sense. Get checked by ortho doc if not better in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
Impingement syndrome: The most likely problem after the age of 40 is impingement syndrome. It causes bursitis in the shoulder which eventually leads to rotato cuff tendinitis causing pain and perceived weakness with attempted elevation of the arm. If it persists you should be checked by a Ortho doc who can prescribe some physical therapy, anti-inflammatories, and a steroid injection. Cervical radiculopathy? ...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
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