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My collarbone is shaped funny and is pressing into my shoulder joint. Is this something that requires surgery? I'm always in pain.
Carefully: Usually, the subscapularis, one of the rotator cuff muscles is detached to enter the shoulder joint. This needs to heal for there to be a working shoulder. Usually, people are protected in a sling for 4 weeks. Only simple exercises are used during this time period. Following this therapy continues for 8-12 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could i get surgery on my shoulder at the AC joint as the top joining bone is rasied up and causes abit of pain while in use?
How Long?: If you haven't had this pain very long and haven't suffered any significant injury, it may be a strain of your ac joint (where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade). Often avoiding activities that cause the pain for a while will result in improvement. If you have had pain and trouble for some time, i would recommend you see a shoulder specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 58 and told my shoulder joint cartilege is worn away and I need shoulder replacement. Is living with the pain and deferring surgery an option?
Had AC joint seperation surgery on my shoulder in 04 part of my bone was removed now i'm havin increased pain grinding noises weakness should I calldr?
Yes: If the joint is separated, then it depends on the length of time from the injury. If is is relatively acute then you can reconstruct it with heavy strength suture. If chronic, then you need to use a graft to reconstruct. If you have some arthritis in the joint, we do not replace it. We take 8-10mm of the bone off the end so the bones don't touch and the arthritis pain goes away. ...Read more
Can you tell me about any surgeries to replace a completely torn acromioclavicular shoulder joint?
These joints can be-: Repaired but not replaced. Talk it over with a shoulder surgeon. ...Read more
Is 1.4 CM AC joint space after shoulder surgory normal ? The surgon remove only 1 mm of the collar bone. Thanks
I think so: Usually we remove about 1/4 inch.Get a more detailed answer ›
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