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What is the scapula?

What is the scapula?

Shoulder blade: The scapula is also called the shoulder blade. There is a right and left shoulder blade, and they are large bones located at your upper back. ...Read more

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What musel in under scapula and what it got to do with thoracic. T5t6?

What musel in under scapula and what it got to do with thoracic. T5t6?

Variable.: There are a few muscles bn the scapula and thoracic ribs. The inferior angle of the scapula is at t6. ...Read more

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What causes pain along scapula left side with sneezing?

What causes pain along scapula left side with sneezing?

Repeated forceful: Sneezing may strain the scapula, either side, . Try some nasal steroid sparys and Zyrtec. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the scapula?

What causes tingling in the scapula?

A pinched nerve ---: The spine must be responsible.
See your pcp to investigate for common and medical causes of tingling; if no obvious cause is found, then consult an orthopedist who could help you.

You must be feeling tingling in the skin over the scapula.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve near scapula, what to do?

Pinched nerve near scapula, what to do?

Neck or scapula: A thorough physical exam and history to determine if it is scapular pain or referred pain. A neck disc is commonly referred to scapula, and an MRI is sometimes diagnostic. ...Read more

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I have shoulder pain (left) like around my scapula, what could be the cause?

I have shoulder pain (left) like around my scapula, what could be the cause?

Several resons: Several causes for this pain.
1-burisitis of the scapula could be the reason.
2-pain from disc disease in the neck area could cause this pain.
3-shoulder problem could cause that also. ...Read more

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Dr., I am 23 years old, overweight, with BP of 130/90 recently. I also feel pain in my right shoulder to the scapula. What do these signs suggest?

Dr., I am 23 years old, overweight, with BP of 130/90 recently. I also feel pain in my right shoulder to the scapula. What do these signs suggest?

Depends: If you are overweight, it would be recommended to work on weight loss. Your blood pressure is high. Weight loss and low salt diet may help with BP control. Try to avoid Ibuprofen if possible. Pain should be evaluated and examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of physician for scapula brace diagnosis?

What kind of physician for scapula brace diagnosis?

PM&R or Ortho: See a physiatrist (not psychiatrist) a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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My 8 year old has been diagnosed with winged scapula. What is the treatment?

My 8 year old has been diagnosed with winged scapula. What is the treatment?

Winged scapula...: ...Is a sign, not a diagnosis. It usually appears with weakness of, or injury to, upper back muscles such as serratus anterior, or the nerves that control these muscles. ...Read more

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My 9 year old son has been diagnosed with a winged scapula. What is the most common and the best treatment?

My 9 year old son has been diagnosed with a winged scapula. What is the most common and the best treatment?

Scapular winging: Treatment for scapular winging depends on cause. Complete diagnosis may require a test to see if the nerves to specific muscles are working. If muscles are simply weak, pt may be all that's needed. If nerve to muscle not working, muscle transfer may be required. For long thoracic nerve palsy, pec major transfer to scapula. For spinal accessory palsy, eden-lange transfer. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 38 & fit. For 6 weeks I've had a dull sharp neck pain when I press it seems to increase a sharpness at my elbow/scapula, what is it? How much longer?

From neck C5-6 disk: Cervical c5-6 painful side site specific injection with a racz catheter will give you the best response. Injection with local anesthetic and steroid
get an abipp or fipp certified interventional pain doctor
simple blind shots are just that
good luck. ...Read more

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I had bronchitis completed the z pack. My cough was very very bad. Now there is sharp pain behind my left scapula. What is this and can I do anything?

I had bronchitis completed the z pack. My cough was very very bad. Now there is sharp pain behind my left scapula. What is this and can I do anything?

Muscuoskeletal Pain: It is probably muscuoskeletalpin related to your coughing with Bad Cough due to Bronchitis.You can try over the couter pain med like Ibuprofen or Alleve if there is no allergy to these drugs and no stomach ulcer.If it does not improve then consult your dotor ...Read more

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I get some shortness of breath and a little pain in my back right below and around my left scapula! What can that be? Can it be my heart or muscles?

I get some shortness of breath and a little pain in my back right below and around my left scapula! What can that be? Can it be my heart or muscles?

See a Dr ASAP: Those symptoms could be atypical heart pain. More likely pneumonia, but could be symptoms of a pulmonary embolus. Muscle injuries don't generally cause shortness of breath unless there is a major injury which you don't seem to have. You need a chest x-ray and ekg at the very least as soon as possible. Women many times don't have typical symptoms of heart pain. ...Read more

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Scapula =?

Scapula =?

Shoulder blade: The scapula is the shoulder blade bone. It is attached to the back and chest through the collar bone and lots of muscles.

The scapula also forms the socket part of the shoulder ball and socket joint.

The scapula is important for giving the shoulder its huge flexibility. The problem is that such huge flexibility makes it easy to injure. ...Read more

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What can cause an upwardly rotated scapula?

What can cause an upwardly rotated scapula?

You have scoliosis?: It may be a simple muscle imbalance. Need to stretch as well as strengthen and PT need to mobilize the scar tissue binding down your scapula ...Read more

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How long does it take for a scapula to heal?

How long does it take for a scapula to heal?

6 - 12 weeks: Presumably you are asking about a scapula fracture. Like most fractures, this would be expected to heal within 6 - 12 weeks, but several factors can affect healing time, such as smoking, diabetes, the severity of the fracture, whether surgery was required and the type of surgery done, and whether the fracture was open or not. ...Read more

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Pain in scapula from cvid, why?

Indirectly: I am imagining that you mean "common variable immuno-deficiency" by "cvid" - if I am wrong about that, please let me know. There would not be a direct cause whereby changes in your immune system cause pain. But if there's inflammation or infection for another reason, that can. If you are on medications that irritate your stomach or gallbladder or pancreas, that can refer to your shoulder blade. ...Read more

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Why do I have a winging scapula?

Serratus Anterior: I don't know the reason in your case. However, the most common cause for a winged scapula is serratus anterior damage. ...Read more

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How you treat a dislocated scapula?

How you treat a dislocated scapula?

Needs to be seen: Most cases of dislocated shoulder can do well if treated promptly. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/dislocated-shoulder/ds00597. ...Read more

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Is surgery often needed for snapping scapula?

Is surgery often needed for snapping scapula?

Snapping scapula: Syndrome is usually treated conservatively without surgery. Rest, NSAIDs therapy and at times coorticosteroids, but if the boney anatomy of the scapula is such that it is debilitating and persistant then surgery can be offered, this is rare. ...Read more

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Should I try tizorel for my chronic neck and scapula area pain?

Unfamiliar: I'm unfamiliar with this medicine. But based on a quick internet search it seems to be a drug made by merck pakistan. Pain medication should only be taken under the advice of a physician. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain left chest and next to left scapula?

Nonspecific: Unfortunately your description is fairly nonspecific and potential causes include lung or heart pathologies as well as pinched nerves. See a physician if your symptoms are persistent or severe. ...Read more

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Pain in the scapula that radiates to the side ribcage! What could it be?

Pain in the scapula that radiates to the side ribcage! What could it be?

Varies: Multiple potential causes from a pinched nerve in the thoracic spine, to a rhomboid strain or a sub scapular bursitis. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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How can you treat a scapula injury that is affecting the back and neck?

How can you treat a scapula injury that is affecting the back and neck?

Need diagnosis: Scapular injury, trauma? Many different reasons for pain around the scapula and neck. Pinched nerve, local muscle problems, shoulder problems, etc. Get checked out ...Read more

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Can pain in your scapula/shoulder blade associated with a separated shoulder?

Shoulder Blade Pain: Pain from a separated shoulder usually is limited to the a-c joint where the shoulder separated. Is your scapula pain right over the shoulder blade? Has your separated shoulder healed? If you have scapula pain when you raise your arm up sideway (abduction), but no pain at the a-c joint then I do not see a relationship and would look for another cause. ...Read more

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Why would a pinched nerve on the left side cause pain in the right scapula? On going for 7 months now.

Why would a pinched nerve on the left side cause pain in the right scapula? On going for 7 months now.

Neck pain: You most likely have a pinched nerve originating from the left side of your neck between the 5 and 6th cervical vertebrae. Best to see your family doctor to get this treated. ...Read more

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Why this pain beneath my scapula bone?

Shoulder bursitis: Scapulothoracic bursitis is inflammation beneath the shoulder blade. It may be associated with overuse, muscle strain, or chronic inflammatory conditions. ...Read more