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Upper arm hurts raising it fully extended to the side. No bruising, no bulging. What can I do?L
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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Rotator cuff
Pain with lifting the arm to the side may be caused by rotator cuff disease.
This could be a simple inflammation, tendinitis or bursitis but may be a rotator cuff tear. Initial treatments include medications, therapy and possibly an injection. Workup may include x-rays or an mri. An orthopedic surgeon can make the diagnosis and start treatment.

In brief: Rotator cuff
Pain with lifting the arm to the side may be caused by rotator cuff disease.
This could be a simple inflammation, tendinitis or bursitis but may be a rotator cuff tear. Initial treatments include medications, therapy and possibly an injection. Workup may include x-rays or an mri. An orthopedic surgeon can make the diagnosis and start treatment.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Tenidinitis.
It may be rotator cuff tendinitis.
See an orthopedic physiccian, who may prescribe physical therapy.

In brief: Tenidinitis.
It may be rotator cuff tendinitis.
See an orthopedic physiccian, who may prescribe physical therapy.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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