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I have a terrible knot in my shoulder, and it feels hard like a stone and very painful. How can I relieve it before it gets worse?

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Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Massage/Heat

Pain and "knots" around the shoulder are often associated with muscle inflammation.
Stretching , massage and heat can help relieve the discomfort. I encourage patients to pay attention to their sitting posture when at a desk, computer or driving a car.

In brief: Massage/Heat

Pain and "knots" around the shoulder are often associated with muscle inflammation.
Stretching , massage and heat can help relieve the discomfort. I encourage patients to pay attention to their sitting posture when at a desk, computer or driving a car.
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Theracane

You can buy a theracane an follow instructions in the booklet for releasing trigger points.
http://www.theracane.com/. There should be stores in your town that sell this product. You can also try deep tissue/myofascial massage.

In brief: Theracane

You can buy a theracane an follow instructions in the booklet for releasing trigger points.
http://www.theracane.com/. There should be stores in your town that sell this product. You can also try deep tissue/myofascial massage.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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