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Arm popping on moving in any direction causing intense pain after physiotherapy post shoulder surgery. Chances of biodegradable anchors and screws getting loose?

i had left shouldwe surgery on may 17 2012 and started therepy 2 wks afer surgery i was doing good with the therepy untill the pt took my arm away from my body to stretch it and it popped bad now my arm crackels and pops every which way i move it and it is very painful and i dont have the rom i use to have with pt a week ago i have two biodegradable screws and two anchors could they have come loose or out
Asked On : Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
Hello Strizy and thanks for writing in at HCM
I am a General Physician and wants to help you out. In my personal opinion go for Check X-ray of your shoulder and consult the doctor who operated it earlier. I don't know your age but usually in adults callous (union in the fracture) is formed in about 4 weeks.
You fracture was internally fixed with screws so their are less chances for displacement of the fracture but you have to rule out by doing X-ray.
So consult your doctor, get x-ray done and follow his advises.
Best Wishes
Dr. Dinesh Kumar Bhatia
Health Care Magic
Answered: Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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