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I'm having pain in my shoulder when I move my arm in certain motions. What should I do to treat it?
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Need an eval
A more detailed history and physical exam performed by a physician can guide you.
Common causes of shoulder pain include rotator cuff and biceps tendonitis, labral (cartilage ring in the shoulder) tears and osteoarthritis (less common). Initial treatment before seeing a doc can include rest from aggravating actitvities, icing and anti-inflammatories such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Pain>2 weeks = doc visit.

In brief: Need an eval
A more detailed history and physical exam performed by a physician can guide you.
Common causes of shoulder pain include rotator cuff and biceps tendonitis, labral (cartilage ring in the shoulder) tears and osteoarthritis (less common). Initial treatment before seeing a doc can include rest from aggravating actitvities, icing and anti-inflammatories such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Pain>2 weeks = doc visit.
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: See orthopedist
Well figure it out getting better starts with a diagnosis.

In brief: See orthopedist
Well figure it out getting better starts with a diagnosis.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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