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Shoulder stiffness causes and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Basically the left side of my shoulder is very stiff not effecting me majorly but is quite annoying me i haven't taking any blunt trauma but i am an avid weight lifter
User :   been like this for like 5 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   any advice?
Doctor :   there are two explanations for this
Doctor :   Stiffness might be because of any fibrosis of tendons
Doctor :   or it might be beacause of sclerotic changes in the shoulder
User :   do you think i physiotherapist could help?
Doctor :   you need to have a orthopedic opinion first,later hell refer you to a physio

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