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Shoulder Problems

Also known as Rotator Cuff Injury

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  • Frozen Shoulder... ARRRRR!!

    Hi, I am a 53 year old woman. I am in stage two from Frozen Shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis. The pain and sleepless nights are becoming unbearable. I have tried almost everything from physio, to acupuncture, two cortizone shots, to laser therapy to chiropractor visits.  I am diligent...

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  • Pain in rotary cuff

    I'm 12 weeks post op and in severe pain with rotary cuff. Had a torn tendon repaired and a clean out in the cuff. Went to see specialist last week says my shoulder is inflamed( how did that happen) the pain when I lift my arm is horrendous I just hope there's no damage. Waiting for app to have...

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  • MUA

    Due to slow progress post op my physio has suggested MUA.  I have to say I am not keen on another GA but would be interested to know of experiences with this procedure.

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  • Worried re: Reverse total shoulder replacement

    Can anyone who has had a similar dilemma to myself give me any advice/insight  re the above. I am a 66 yr old female (in otherwise good health).  I have had 3 rotator cuff repair surgeries to my Right shoulder. The last was in January 2017. Sadly this was not successful. I still have pretty...

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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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  • Got shoulder surgery 18 months ago still feels weak?

    Hi I got keyhole surgery on my left shoulder 18 months ago and I still have very little strength in it. Has anyone ever heard of this? I done my physio he was happy with my progression, but 18 months later it still feels bad I get shooting pains through it sometimes I got the surgery over a constant...

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  • 6 Weeks & Struggling!

    I am 6 weeks post op and frustrated at lack of progress.  I have not yet been able to reduce pain meds and although having physio & hydrotherapy have very little movement. My physio says progress is ok & everyone is different but I did not expect it to be this slow.  I am desperate...

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  • Dislocated shoulder c5-c6 bulge

    Over a year ago I dislocated my shoulder just had mri and nerves tested shows c5-c6 bulging root damage. Says. Nothing can do only time will help about another year I've just had worst year of my life can't sleep even with sleeping pills pains neck shoulder arm and armpit but now now starting...

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  • HELP.... can’t sleep!!!!

    Due to two shoulder surgeries and my surgery that is pending I am constantly in pain in my shoulder, shoulder blade, and my neck... I have been having the most difficult time sleeping the past few weeks. I haven’t been able to get a full nights sleep and it is really affecting me. I am up and down most...

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  • Possible surgery #3

    I have had two previous shoulder surgeries... a slap tear (labrum tear) and then complications from them landed me with frozen shoulder (manual manipulation). Fast forward about 3 years and I have another labral tear and two bicep tears. I got the labral tear because following the manual manipulation...

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  • Shoulder problem

    66 year old female. Have torn rotator cuff for 12 months, physio has been done over many months. 3 months ago had a heart attack and two stents put in. Last three weeks have had 1.5x1.5 inch round lesion on shoulder it's getting bigger. No fluid inside, currently no broken skin, blood vessels around...

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  • Anxiety before sugery

    I have shoulder surgery Thursday the 21st. I would like to hear your surgery stories. Good or bad I want to know how it went. From pre-op, to post-op please share. I am so,nervous, was anyone else nervous??

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  • What could be wrong now?!

    So a little background, two years ago I injured my shoulder playing American football. I played with it for two weeks then did PT for over a month. I returned to weight lifting with some success and it seemed to be fine. The next summer I took another hit to the shoulder and my season was over. I did...

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  • Pain from rotary cuff

    Hi can any one help me please. I'm 11 weeks post op and everytime I lift my arm my arm really hurts esp round the bicep area. Now I'm in more pain than before I had it done. Makes me wonder if the sutures have come undone. Any one else experiencing this pain?

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  • Shoulder pain....anyone heal?

    I have a type 2 slap tear. Doctors said they cannot do surgery because it's not big.  I feel on the shoulder in July, had a frozen shoulder unfroze in August, I have been doing PT for 5 weeks. I have pain almost constantly, plus my other arm is starting to hurt because I have to use it more....

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  • Fracture numerous head

    I fractured the humoros head of my left shoulder on Christmas Eve as a result of a fall during ice-skating. It has been three weeks and my left arm is immobilized in a sling. I return in two weeks to the orthopedic physician who will then x-ray the shoulder again to be certain it is healing well. There...

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  • Made a New Appointment

    I had my first repair in Dec 16. Everything was going great! PT was amazing, ROM was amazing and the pain wasn't bad. If I had done a lot that day the pain increased but that was only expected. My PT always said how shocked he was how well I was doing with little pain. Then about 3 months in...

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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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  • Recovering From Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

    Surgery 4 weeks ago. Incision healing well. Basic surgery seems to be progressing well. BUT, ... I have all the classic symptoms of radial nerve damage. Numbness near thumb/ can't straighten fingers or wrist/ numbness at outside of upper arm.    Anyone else experience this?  I'm...

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  • Five Months After Roator Cuff Surgery-Still Hurting

    5 months pist-op. PT for first 6 weeks. Limited PT and very painful. Bicep repair with underarm repairs. I gave up on PT. Stretches with pendulum swings. Frustrated. Now, I do reaching, stretches, light lifting. Spasms in bicep area are painful. Shoulder is hot at times. I also have a Speed Bridge implant....

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  • five months into this an my careless PT ripped off...

    YES, a very experienced PT got careless and after five months, his dumb careless decision result is ripping the supraspinatus muscle tendon repair completely off the humeral head again.  Thankfully, his stupidity did not damage the infraspinatus repair with screws or the subscapularis rips....

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  • Post-Gallbladder Removal Shoulder Pain

    Long story short, ever since I got my gallbladder removed, my right shoulder has either been aching or felt like something at the very core of it is being stabbed. After the surgery I was given 3 doses of pain meds in the span of an hour because my shoulder pain was immense. 3 weeks later, the...

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  • Right shoulder Pain from last 3 months.

    Hello, Guys, I need help to heal my right shoulder pain. It has been annoying me from last 3 months. My daily job is on computer/software development. I am not feeling any sharp/hard pain during the day or while working normally. But I have pain for certain shoulder/arm movements. I am doing physical...

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  • My story 7 months post op labral tear repair...RETEAR :(

    So you ask why I am writing this. I feel that I would like to get my story out there, to share my experience so that others are not caught off guard like I was. Just so you understand where I’m coming from. I am 35 yrs. old and have never been sick like this ever in my life. I always considered myself...

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  • Having more problems after shoulder surgery to remove bone spurs.

       On January 10 of this year, I had surgery to remove bone spurs from my left shoulder blade and collar bone that were going down into the muscle and nerves. Since the surgery, the shoulder blade in back hurts worse than ever and the area between the shoulder and elbow hurts all the time....

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  • shoulder tendonitis- How long to settle?

    I've got inflammation of the clavicle area . "There is supraspinatus tendinopathy without focal tear. Marked right SC joint synovitus." I suspect it is a result of holding my arm up painting portraits plus mobile phone texting and windsurfing. It's been 3 weeks so far and I'm on...

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  • Surgery or not?

    Hi everyone, Last week I crashed my dirt bike and landed on my shoulder pretty hard. The first two days I was only able to move my arm about 4-5 inches from my side with my arm hanging down. Over the following few days I was able to get my arm up to chest level but yesterday it felt so bad and I'm...

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  • Ideas for to keep me busy shoulder surgery

    I am having shoulder surgery on 9/21/17. The doctor has to drain my bursa, get rid of bone spurs and fix a partial rotator cuff tear. I know I will be pretty out of it , but im looking for ideas on things to do in the weeks to come. Also if you have any advice that I should know please share. Thanks...

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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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