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Shoulder Problems

Also known as Rotator Cuff Injury

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  • Shoulder injury since December. limited PT helps. aged 40

    I suffered what was called aacromium strain playing hockey in December. I've been downgraded by the army reserves and , though some Pt has helped, I'm still in pain and the NHS has signed me well due to the improvement in my range of motion. However, im not deployable and when I helped move...

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  • Injection - any point?

    yea, excuse the pun in the title. I have been suffering from shoulder pain for a number of months with the hope it would sort itself out. Recently it has got worse and I have taken myself off to physio. Early days, but the exercises ( which I follow religiously) and manipulation aford little relief....

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  • Aching arm after shoulder surgery 4 months on

    I had rotator cuff and torn tendon repair 4 months ago. I still get an aching arm most days and have become very clicky, more so than before the opp.  I appreciate there is pain for many months after this operation, but I don't see any sign of easing, if anything, some days are getting worse....

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  • Shoulder pain for almost a year

    Hi, I'm 21 years old and for almost a year have experienced pain in my shoulder. This pain defintely only comes on after I've been using my shoulder and normally the pain comes on gradually, peaks after a few days after the use, and then a few days later goes. I think it might have been an incident...

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  • Sudden Bicep pain after rotator cuff and bicep repair

    I am 6 weeks post rotator cuff/SAD/bicep tenodesis. Everything was going normal until today at 6 weeks when I was allowed to remove my sling. I slept fine and woke up with no pain. I got up, happily removed sling, went to bathroom, pulled up my pants and went to adjust pants by slightly reaching behind...

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  • Swollen hand following fractured shoulder

    It's about 14 weeks since I fractured my shoulder. When this happened my arm and hand became very swollen . The arm has gradually improved but my hand and particularly my fingers are still swollen and painful. My wedding ring only fits to the first joint! It is difficult to bend the fingers and use...

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  • Workers Comp Shoulder Injury for 1 year & 6 months

    I am desperate. I injured my shoulder at work on April 15th or so of 2015. I am a CNA and was moving a 400+ pound patient up in bed with a soaker pad with one other CNA  and I felt a very sharp pain shoot through my shoulder, so I had to quit and I couldn't finish the task because of the pain....

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  • Finished PT (no surgery) but still hurts

    I'm a 62 year old active male. An MRI earlier this year showed a torn labrum and bone spur in my left shoulder. It had become very difficult to use but rather than have surgery the doctor wanted to try PT which I consider a success as to the regained movement.  However I still have pain in my...

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  • Wondering if my shoulder nightmare mirrors anyone out there?

    I injured my dominant shoulder 1 yr ago at work. Basically from heavy lifting repetitively. Had minor arthroscopic surgery 10 mos ago (released bicep tendon, shaved a little space for my rotator cuff as there is a small tear he said didn't need repaired, and took some arthritis out). Should've...

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  • Bto Bto

    Misery?? Excruciating pain...

    I'm into my 2nd surgery on rotor cuff repair. Surgeon tells me he grinded off a few bone spurs.. in the mean time I get a biting pain in my right forearm, top and Britton? My bicep makes me want to scream.. I can't deal cards. The flys, fishing, play my guitar... I also have a huge knot on inside...

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  • Shoulder pain

    I have been diagnosed with supraspinatus and subscapularis tendinosis and burial and tendon infringement about 9 weeks ago. I have been doing physiotherapy twice a week and I had a cortisone injection 2 weeks ago. My range of movement has increased but it's still quite painful. What's my next...

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  • Shoulder pain 5 years post-op

    In 2012, I had shoulder surgery with having my clavicle shaved and realigned. I also had thre spurs removed and now I'm having pain like I did before the surgery? Is it possible those things have happened again?

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  • Working on the recovery.

    Never in a million years did my family, friends, or I ever imagine that I would need rotator cuff repair.  I had a spectacular slip on sneaky black ice.  I flew high into the air.  Off balanced falling backward fearful of smashing my head on the frozen asphalt I reached my left hand...

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  • Reverse shoulder

    Dad is post op a year from reverse shoulder. The man is in agony all the time. He also has chest pain with shortness of breath since. Despite hospitalizations, trips to ER and heart Dr. It's not his heart. He has had bone and indium scan and his blood separated and re-injected, and no infection found....

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  • Total left reverse shoulder replacement - please help!!

    Hi there, I'm very new to this so please bare with me. My name is laura, I have just turned 32 years Old and just had operation number 17 on my left shoulder, the latest in the long line was a total reverse replacement on 25/05/13, I know some of you will be thinking its too soon to tell if it...

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  • Non displaced humeral head fracture

    I took a fall Easter weekend, went to ER they did xray showed nothing.. After 5 weeks of arm not in sling etc.. I went to my Dr. and order MRI which showed I had this non displaced humeral head fracture.. Once we knew what it was, they started me on P.T.  Well I can do the things they want me to...

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  • 2 years post opp problems

    I am 2 years post opp from torn labrum and 3/4 cuff tear. I was playing softball and doing good no problems with the shoulder. It felt strong and lose. I pitch so not really a whole lot of throwing hard. Then we took a couple of weeks off for break, now shoulder feels stiff and can hardly throw the...

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  • More pain

    I am 5 1/2 weeks post sugery. Is it normal to start having pain go down your arm to your wrist? I don't feel comfortable with or without the sling. Also I asked my doctor to stop giving me oxycodone and put me on vicoden, my last dose of oxy was last Thursday. I am a raving lunatic. Do you...

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  • ?Problem after Slap tear surgery...

    Hi  I had sugery for a slap tear in the labrum of my right shoulder 3 weeks ago. It seemed to be settling well until 3 days ago when I woke the an increased amount of pain and a significant amount of brusing on the front of the shoulder. The brusing is worse than it was post op and moving the shoulder...

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  • Shoulder Pain - MRI Scan Results

    Hi everyone, So for about a year now I have had dull pain in my left shoulder whenever I properly use it for exercise/housework. I have just got the results of an MRI scan and there were a few subtle irregularities that may be causing me grief, although nothing major was found: - "Inferior labrum...

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  • will i know if i damage my repair?

    I am 6 days post rotator cuff repair (typing with left hand, so forgive mistakes). I have a high pain tolerence so been off pain meds since day 3. I take ibuprofen 2x a day for some achyness. Anyway, it may seem that a high pain tolerence is a good thing but i worry i will tear it out again and not be...

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  • Shoulder sling

    I am 7 weeks. Does anyone else revert back to the sling at night? Boy I just hate nights. All the evil pain comes out. I feel like a whim and keep having crying spells.

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  • Shoulder Pain 12 Months on from Dislocation

    Hi All ​New to forum but need some help or advice....  I had shoulder surgery 13 years ago due to shoulder instability, and this seemed to work wonders.  The surgery was done to shrink the capsule and reattach the ligaments etc... ​It lasted well up until last August when I dislocated my...

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  • Pain when arm overhead?

    Hello, hope someone can help? I have been going to the gym for 6 months now & developed a pain around the shoulder when doing any type of overhead exercise. It is hard to locate the pain as it feels as if it’s the back part of my shoulder but radiates down the back of my arm around the tricep. This...

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  • fractured humeros in shoulder 8 weeks ago

    i fractured my humeros bone in 3 places in my shoulder socket, that was 8 weeks ago, i am in PT and seems to be doing better according to ortho, the problem is my hand has been swollen for 3 weeks now and my ortho wants me to go to hand specialist, he doesnt know why  xrays showed nothing so now...

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  • Rotator cuff surgery .... Pain after

    I had rotator cuff repair and bone spur removal three weeks ago and all was going well .. Minimal pain ... I am at a friends parents house for thanks giving and getting here was a really bumpy dirt road .. After that I am now in a lot of pain in my shoulder .. Not sharp pain but a painful deep pain ......

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  • Chronic Shoulder Pain For 7 Years?...

    Hello im a 25 year old male. Ive been having a stabbing pinching type of pain in the back of my right shoulder near the teres minor for around 7 years now. I have muscle weakness and back of shoulder clicks alot, when i massage the back on my shoulder with my left hand, i can hear a cruchy sound in the...

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  • 3 years post op

    I had Right Shoulder arthroscopic surgery and tendon repair three years ago. I still get numbness with tingling in my right hand and shoulder pain. Lots of popping and clicking. Sometimes my shoulder still sounds like a rumble strip when I'm doing activities. I have had several cortisone injections,...

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  • so many problems after rotator cuff repair :(

    Hello everyone! This is my 5 months post of rotator cuff repair and the recovery is way below expectation. My ROM is around 90to 100 degree but shoulder hikes up and doesn't look good at all. I have had injection as well but it didn't help as much. I visit PT once in a week and he thinks it is...

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  • Rotator Cuff Surgery-4 weeks post-op

    First two weeks after surgery the pain was intense and I could not sleep unless I was in a recliner. Have been wearing the immobilized  but have a tendency to remove it when I know that there is no risk of injury. I do wear it at night but find I can't sleep good because I am not a back sleeper....

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  • Subacromial decompression in Dec & still having issues

    I had a subacromial decompression in December and then developed frozen shoulder which I had manipulated this week. After surgery surgeon came to see me & said if it didn't help he would do keyhole and discuss it with me when he sees me in clinic. As yet my shoulder feels no different pain wise...

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  • ASD and rotator cuff debridement last Saturday 8th April

    I had the above surgery 7 days ago It was not possible to repair the rotator cuff tear as it was very ragged The inflammed Bursa was removed I was a day patient and discharged 3 hrs post operatively Given Naproxen and Co Codamol on discharge I had very low blood pressure for 2 days following discharge...

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