Shoulder pain can occur due to various causes. The most common causes are due to repetitive strain on the joint, resulting in ligament and labral tears. It is also a site for dislocation that can cause excessive pain.
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I injured my shoulder during a seizure. What does my ultrasound report suggest about my shoulder injury?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female and 180 cm tall. I injured my shoulder during a seizure, but I do not know what happened. I had multiple seizures over the last few months and reinjured them each time. Seizures are controlled, but the shoulder is still very painful to move. I also have troubl... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The shared ultrasound reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) mentioned a thickening of the subdeltoid bursa, which measures up to 3.3 mm. It needs to be reduced through icing and immobilization of the joint using a splint. Therefore, you can ... Read Full »
I recently developed right shoulder pain while exercising. What should I do about the pain in my right shoulder?
Query: Hi doctor,I develop right shoulder pain when I bench press (dumbbells or a bar). It occurs during the liftoff and decent phase of the movement. It feels more toward the front or top of the shoulder. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There is a chance your grip is either too narrow or too broad. A grip that is too wide increases stress on the shoulders. A grip that is too narrow can increase pressure on the elbows. Another easy modification is the grip width should be no wid... Read Full »
I feel pain and stiffness if I try and keep my hand upwards. Are my shoulder muscles weaker?
Query: Hello doctor, From many years I have realized that my shoulder muscles are weaker than an average person's, and I cannot keep my hand upwards for a long time because I feel pain and stiffness there. According to my family, I have inherited this from my father. So I am quite worried about this. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your tension about the weak shoulder. You can get stronger shoulder muscles with few exercises and a healthy diet. 1) Flexion and Extension- Flex and extend the elbow on the injured side by gently bringing the palm of your hand up to the shoulder. Be s... Read Full »
How to treat unbearable shoulder pain?
Query: Hello doctor,I cannot rotate my left side of the shoulder for five days and continues severe pain, which is not letting me sleep. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The main shoulder joint is a ball-and-socket joint, which allows a very wide range of movement. The joint is surrounded by a tough fibrous sleeve called the capsule, which helps to hold the joint together. A group of four muscles and their tendons make up the rotator cu... Read Full »
Though the EKG results are normal, I have severe pain in chest and shoulder. What to do?
Query: No medication currently. I was on omeprazole cause my doctor thought it was gastrointestinal related. Basically, my shoulders, pectorals and thoracic/cervical area have been bothering me daily since from 2 months. My doctor had me take an ekg in case it was heart related but it came out perfectly fi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi welcome to icliniq. This is like Sometimes muscular problems may cause pain in the chest and upper back. Repetitive use or overuse of multiple muscle groups, for example through activities such as rowing, can lead to aching pain in the chest, back, or chest wall. I would like to know more if yo... Read Full »