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I helped a friend lift a 200+ pound box and my shoulder has been going numb and hurting. Any solutions?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Pinched nerve
This could be a lot of things, including a pinched nerve in your back.
A physician skilled in osteopathic manipulation can often provide immediate and sustained relief for this sort of problem.

In brief: Pinched nerve
This could be a lot of things, including a pinched nerve in your back.
A physician skilled in osteopathic manipulation can often provide immediate and sustained relief for this sort of problem.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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. Good luck!

In brief: 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. Good luck!
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