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What are some of the symptoms of a broken rotator cup in the shoulder?

What are some of the symptoms of a broken rotator cup in the shoulder?

Pain : The actual term is a "cuff", and it describes tendons that wrap around the top of your humerus at your shoulder, like the end of your sleeve wraps around your wrist. Because it is soft tissue, it doesn't "break", but can tear. Pain and decreased movement are the most common symptoms of arotator cuff tear, but are also symptoms of many other shoulder problems. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of shoulder fracture?

What are some of the symptoms of shoulder fracture?

Pain :-( : If you have sustained trauma and have immediate discomfort and difficulty moving the arm the possibility of a fracture exists. Sometimes people complain that they feel the broken ends of the bones moving as well. If suspicious, it is worth having an xray sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of tendonitis in your shoulder?

What are some symptoms of tendonitis in your shoulder?

Localized pain: Shoulder tendonitis pain is aroused by companion muscle use & firm palpation of tendon-bone insertion sites. Shoulder tendonitis commonly seen anterior shoulder region from biceps muscle. Posterior shoulder if superior trapezius. Outter tip of shoulder if supraspinatus. Lateral upper arm if deltoid. Rest/heat/acupunc/massage for muscle spasm. Cortisone for "pain honeymoon" enabling yoga & aqua-pt. ...Read more

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Some random left shoulder pain & occasional tingling in left side of jaw & some nausea. Exercise did not worsen symptoms. Heart related or anxiety?

Some random left shoulder pain & occasional  tingling in left side of  jaw & some nausea. Exercise did not worsen symptoms. Heart related or anxiety?

Something else: Your symptoms don't sound like either cardiac (nor anxiety-related) symptoms especially given your age and you did not mention if you had any cardiac symptoms, your symptoms do appear to be referred from another source, perhaps stomach or esophagus. I suggest seeing your primary care physician who can evaluate your symptoms in more detail and examine you. ...Read more

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I have torn rotater cups in both shoulders, how can I srengthen my shouders and alleviate some of the pain naturally?

Partial tears?: If your rotator cuff tendons are only partially torn, you can isometrically strengthen the cuff muscles with the aid of a physical therapist. The physical therapist can also show you stretches you can do at home to help heal rotator cuff tears. If surgery is needed find a good orthopedic shoulder specialist. Ask your doctor for the appropriate referral. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a torn rotator cuff? I have been having pain in my shoulder for several weeks. Its hard for me to move it certain ways

What are symptoms of a torn rotator cuff? I have been having pain in my shoulder for several weeks. Its hard for me to move it certain ways

Roator cuff: Some of the symptoms are night pain, pain with overhead lifting, weakness in arm with lifting, popping sensation with motion. ...Read more

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What is the difference (symptoms wise) between a shoulder sprain and a rotator cuff tear?

What is the difference (symptoms wise) between a shoulder sprain and a rotator cuff tear?

Yes.: A shoulder sprain refers to a stretch or bruise to the ligaments that hold the shoulder together. A rotator cuff tear refers to a muscle that has been detached from its bony insertion. ...Read more

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How to treat an injured or dislocated shoulder and injury in thigh rotater cup area?

How to treat an injured or dislocated shoulder and injury in thigh rotater cup area?

Depends: This is a complex issue. A person < 45 yo usually doesn't need surgery after one shoulder dislocation. A person > 45 may have torn a rotator cuff and may need surgery. It is my strong recommendation that you see an orthopedic surgeon with experience with shoulders for a thorough discussion of all the issues. ...Read more

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