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For a little background, I've had 5 shoulder surgeries in the last 3 years: Capsular shift on my left, capsular shift on my right, biceps tenodesis on my right, subacromial decompression on my right, and the last surgery was a subacromial decompression again on my right, Slap repair, suprascapular nerve release, another SAD, and some other minor repairs. I'm a 27 y/o female who played college basketball. I had surgery in late May and am still in PT.
I've had burning in what feels like my trap/shoulder blade area on both sides for what seems like forever. The suprascapular nerve release on my right shoulder has worked wonders for me and I no longer having a burning nerve pain in that area. However, I have a terrible burning sensation in my left trap/shoulder blade all the time now that probably just went unnoticed because the right shoulder hurt so much.
I went to the doc and he suggested we do an EMG on my left shoulder to see if I had an impinged suprascapular nerve on the left side as well. The doc said I had a very small suprascapular nerve. Can anyone explain what this means? He said in my last EMG on my right side, the nerve was small and slow, but this one is just small. I don't really know how to take this. Does this mean I need surgery again?
Thanks in advance for the help/advice!
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