Top
10
Doctor insights on: When I Rotate My Shoulder It Pops

Share
1

1
When I rotate my shoulder it pops and if I lay on my left arm and try to extend its a giant pain coming from my shoulder is my rotator cuff bad?

When I rotate my shoulder it pops and if I lay on my left arm and try to extend its a giant pain coming from my shoulder is my rotator cuff bad?

See MD: I would recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon for an evaluation. He/she would be able to determine if it was the rotator cuff, the labrum, or other internal structures that may be involved. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
When I rotate my left shoulder back it pops every time, and it hurts bad in the weight room, what is causing this, and possible treatments?

When I rotate my left shoulder back it pops every time, and it hurts bad in the weight room, what is causing this, and possible treatments?

A/C joint or labrum: Common causes of shoulder popping are spurs on the acromoiclavicular (a/c) joint at the top of the shoulder or a tear of the labral cartilage inside the shoulder joint. Overhead cable pulls working behind the head can aggravate both. An x-ray can shows spurs but a sports med exam and MRI is needed to diagnose a labral tear. ...Read more

3

3
My shoulder is popping and grinding with no pain, what can this be? It only happens when rotating the shoulder like a windmill.

Popping sound: The grinding and popping may be due to a subluxation (partial dislocation) of the head of your humerus (upper arm) ...Read more

4

4
Why is my shoulder popping and hurting?

Why is my shoulder popping and hurting?

See orthopedist: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder pain could be from the shoulder or referred. Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

5

5
Sharp popping with pain in my shoulder ?

Sharp popping with pain in my shoulder ?

Shoulder pain: Can be indicative of an injury to the cartilage, ligaments or bony structures of your shoulder. You may need further examination or imaging studies to elucidate the exact cause. Best of luck :) ...Read more

6

6
Whats wrong with your shoulder if popping out of place?

Whats wrong with your shoulder if popping out of place?

See a doctor: If the result of a trauma, this could be a cartilage tear. Some individuals are born with shoulder instability. An orthopedic surgeon can help determine the cause. ...Read more

7

7
Grinding popping shoulder pain, what to do?

Grinding popping shoulder pain, what to do?

Get evaluated.: Have an orthopedic shoulder specialist check you out. It could just be some inflammed tendons, or a rotator cuff tear, or arthritis, just to name a few possiblities. ...Read more

8

8
What could cause grinding, popping and shoulder pain?

What could cause grinding, popping and shoulder pain?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

9

9
Why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

Why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

Popping Shoulder: Painless popping in the Shoulder is not an uncommon thing with active people. If this causes repetitive pain or discomfort go see a Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist so that X-rays and a proper exam can be performed. Many times therapy, an injection, and NSAIDS can be a simple solution for shoulder pain. Hope this helps. Take care. Joe Wilson. ...Read more

10

10
What should I do about pain in shoulder, popping and grinding?

See am Orthopedic MD: Someone who as shoulder pain with associated popping and grinding should be thoroughly evaluated with a history and physical examination and diagnostic imaging such as an x-ray. Further imaging may be necessary once these two steps are done. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer