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Pain in left shoulder blade over 4 months. Physical therapy made it worse. Chiropractor did not help. Mri showed normal. What could it be?

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Dr. Christopher Piller
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Muscle or nerve

Could be spasm of the rhomboid muscles or irritation of the dorsal scapular nerve (c5-c6) or scapular bursitis.

In brief: Muscle or nerve

Could be spasm of the rhomboid muscles or irritation of the dorsal scapular nerve (c5-c6) or scapular bursitis.
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Without a history of trauma, shoulder blade pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck.
The "normal" MRI may have not looked at the problem area. You may want to see if your physician will refer you to a musculoskeletal specialist for further evaluation.

In brief: See below

Without a history of trauma, shoulder blade pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck.
The "normal" MRI may have not looked at the problem area. You may want to see if your physician will refer you to a musculoskeletal specialist for further evaluation.
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