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Last wk I was told I had tendonitis in my shoulder. Today the pain got worst and feels a little different and now its in my neck. Is this normal?

Last wk I was told I had tendonitis in my shoulder. Today the pain got worst and feels a little different and now its in my neck. Is this normal?

Compensation: Sometimes when one has a shoulder problem, one may use accessary muscles like the upper back or cervical spine to compensate and sometimes cause another problem Are you getting any symptoms down the arm? I'd start with rest and nsaid and see your md if it doesn't improve

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Can a pain in my collarbone be a type of tendonitis. Had tendonitis in both wrists and pain in my collarbone/neck feels similar. Had for 2 weeks now?

Can a pain in my collarbone be a type of tendonitis. Had tendonitis in both wrists and pain in my collarbone/neck feels similar. Had for 2 weeks now?

Not likely: Tendons are structures that muscles connect that then allow them to move various bones. Because the collar bone does not really move, there are not really any major tendons that insert much on them and so tendinitis is not a real common cause of clavicle pain. There are ligaments, joint capsules and even joints themselves that can be abnormal and can cause pain. Exam will likely reveal cause.

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I have adhesive capsullitis with tendonitis and bursitis of shoulder. Is normal to also have pain when stretching arm/neck in the upper chest/sternum?

I have adhesive capsullitis with tendonitis and bursitis of shoulder. Is normal to also have pain when stretching arm/neck in the upper chest/sternum?

Maybe: Depends what was the cause of these problem. I see very commonly patient that sustained an MVA or Motorcycle accident with pain in those areas that you referred. Could be a contusion or sprain of pectoralis muscles. Costochondritis could also be considered if pain in sternum/rib junction reproduced with palpation.

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Does tendonitis in the arm go away and why are surrounding muscles, breast, neck, and back aching?

Does tendonitis in the arm go away and why are surrounding muscles, breast, neck, and back aching?

Activity causes it: Look at the activity that you are doing that causes the strain on the tendon. Stop what you are doing or figure a different way to do it. The other pains are from you guarding the part that hurts and moving abnormally. Sports medicine research shows that the most effective treatment of acute tendonitis is a big ice bag and an ace wrap. Not 2 tight! It aches 6 minutes before it gets numb.

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Neck tendonitis. Is 3 weeks with a neck brace too long? Scared about muscle atrophy. Doc insists 3 wks bracing then Physio to restore muscles, ?

Neck tendonitis. Is 3 weeks with a neck brace too long? Scared about muscle atrophy. Doc insists 3 wks bracing then Physio to restore muscles, ?

Yes: Yes, in my opinion, 3 weeks in a neck brace is too long for a simple cervical strain. If you still need to wear a neck brace 3 weeks after injury, then further studies such an MRI should be considered. If it is just a strain, collar rarely used long secondary to causing iatrogenic stiffness and atrophy.

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Doc said I have herniated disc c6-7, arthritis and stenosis in my neck should I be worried? Do these things go away? And shoulder tendonitis. Options

Doc said I have herniated disc c6-7, arthritis and stenosis in my neck should I be worried? Do these things go away? And shoulder tendonitis. Options

Neck/sh problems: The symptoms could be improved with treatments such as physical therapy. Herniated discs sometimes may decrease in size over time. The arthritis and stenosis may not go away, but more often, the symptoms including those of the shoulder could improve over time and with various treatments.

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Cortisone inj. Today in rt. Shoulder at jt. For tendonitis. This eve. I have sign. Pain moving rt. Arm. Ice? Ys in december show degenerative joint disease with bone spurs from neck down length of back and right shoulder. Decreased rom with some pain

You: You can try ice and advil (ibuprofen) (if you have no reasons you can't take advil (ibuprofen)), but if the pain persists or you have any fever or redness then you must call your orthopedist immediately for evaluation to be sure you aren't having a reaction or an infection.

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Can tendinitis in the arm cause osteoarthritis in neck? Hurt my left shoulder and 9months later started having neck pain. MRI was normal in shoulder

Can tendinitis in the arm cause osteoarthritis in neck? Hurt my left shoulder and 9months later started having neck pain. MRI was normal in shoulder

Guarding causes pain: When you have shoulder pain for a length of time you change the way you sit, stand and move, so your neck may be strained from the altered postures and motions. It's very common. And mild arthritis that was there before may become symptomatic, but less likely. Correct any muscle imbalance around the neck and middle back and the pain should resolve. Try physical therapy for 1 month, then re-eval

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Ddd scoliosis arthritis stenosis all in the neck and back tilted knee cap in r knee tendinitis& arth in arms and knees. Plus more. I'm only 36 how?

Ddd scoliosis arthritis stenosis all in the neck and back tilted knee cap in r knee tendinitis& arth in arms and knees. Plus more. I'm only 36 how?

No cure: Essentially you have severe osteo arthritis affecting whole spine as well multiple other joints that you have listed. See a rheumatologist. If pain is a major issue then pain management specialist could be very helpful.

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How to cure tendonitis?

How to cure tendonitis?

Cause?: It's also important to determine cause of injury to prevent relapse.

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How to remove tendonitis?

How to remove tendonitis?

See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injections may be needed for more severe cases.

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How serious is tendonitis?

It depends: It really depends on the tendon involved and the severity of that involvement. If the pain persists more than 2 or 3 weeks, seek medical help.

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What works against tendonitis?

It depends: It depends somewhat on the location of the tendinitis. Options include nsaids, cortisone injection, exercises and physical therapy.

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Why isn"t tendonitis hereditary?

Maybe: Lots of conditions have a genetic predisposition. We have not entirely figured out the genetic code and so the answer to your question is speculative. Some people due to their genetic makeup are more likely to get certain diseases, such as tendonitis, but are not destined to have it. They just are predisposed.

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What are the tests for tendonitis?

Impingement Signs: Multiple tests for shoulder pain issues from things like impingement tests to evaluating the biceps tendon to also evaluating the shoulder labrum etc. A good musculoskeletal specialist should be able to perform these tests on you.

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