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BACK Pain under shoulder blade a Little more below it and upper arm pain worser in the morning hard to move. Started next day after moving?

  BACK Pain under shoulder blade a Little more below it and upper arm pain worser in the morning hard to move. Started next day after moving?

Myofascial pain?: myofascial pain connotes pain related to movement and muscles but not with bony abnormality. (http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/313007-overview ) Once you are sure your lungs and heart are OK, point treatment with an icecube (white knuckle pressure) and ROM (doing alphabets with finger on imaginary wall in front of you) may help, as may NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, or topicals like arnica. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Back pain under shoulder blade that radiates around into chest behind breast on right side, right forearm pain...what is the cause?

Back pain under shoulder blade that radiates around into chest behind breast on right side, right forearm pain...what is the cause?

R/O THORACIC DISC: Given the Nature and duration of your symptoms I would be concerned with arthritis or herniation of a disc in the thoracic region. T4-6 You need to be examined have labs checked. Thoracic spine X-ray and thoracic MRI. TX : Consists of PT/ NSAIDS/MUSCLE RELAXANT/GABAPENTIN/LYRICA/SAVELLA). GLUTEN FREE DIET(. WHOLEAPPROACH.COM GUTBLISS.COM) ...Read more

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Last 3 year having back pain upper right side under shoulder blade.?

Last 3 year having back pain upper right side under shoulder blade.?

Thoracic back pain: How did it start? What is the pain like? What makes it worse, better? Any shortness of breath, abdominal pain, chest pain. Any tingling or numbness ? Any shouldet pain?Answers to these questions can help narrow down the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do for my upper back pain under the right shoulder blade?

What can I do for my upper back pain under the right shoulder blade?

Stretch + injection: This is something i see commonly. It can be caused by several conditions, but usually responds to a simple stretching and exercise program and nsaids like Motrin taken regularly for a couple weeks. If it persists, cortisone injection in the area of pain can be very helpful. This condition almost always resolved, but can take a frustratingly long time to do so! ...Read more

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Upper back pain in the same spot present for one year. On right under shoulder blade. Not present at rest only with activity. Ct six months ago clear.

Upper back pain in the same spot present for one year. On right under shoulder blade. Not present at rest only with activity. Ct six months ago clear.

This could be the : Result of a chronic muscle injury or referred pain from neck. It is something structural meaning muscle or skeletal as it occurs with activity & better with rest. It may be a local muscle that was injured & is now shortened due to prior injury or a cervical (neck) spine structure referring pain to this region or even a shoulder issue including a nerve entrapment in the shoulder. See orthopedist. ...Read more

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Is upper back pain, seeming to come from under the shoulder blade, actually shoulder (not back) pain?

Is upper back pain, seeming to come from under the shoulder blade, actually shoulder (not back) pain?

I can be....: This type of pain can be caused by either a back or shoulder problem or both. Commonly caused by tendonitis of the shoulder that causes increased friction between the shoulder blade where it rubs against the spine and ribs, . ...Read more

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What can I do for upper back pain under my shoulder blade?

What can I do for upper back pain under my shoulder blade?

Many treatments: First have thoracic and possibly cervical mri. Cardiac tests to rule our heart problems. If MRI shows bulging/ herniated disc, thoracic epidural steroid injects, non steroid anti-inflammatory agents, muscle relaxants, low dose anti depression agents, Neurontin or topa, chiropractic or physical therapy, ultrasound treatments, hydrotherapy, acupuncture, massage therapy, daily stretching, narcotics. ...Read more

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What can relieve my back pain ? Most likely right near the upper back beside the end of the shoulder blade /near spine

What can relieve my back pain ? Most likely right near the upper back beside the end of the shoulder blade /near spine

Specific exercise: You are describing scapulothoracic myalgia – a benign muscular pain. At 16, you are supposed to be healthy with a normal back. Be careful with unsupervised and undisciplined weightlifting with poor technique. Exercises specific to improving this condition include pinching your shoulder blades together – this strengthens your rhomboids and other scapular retractors. Get advice on proper exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more