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Sharp pain under right shoulder blade, going into elbow joint, unable to extend elbow. Cure?

I am having a real sharp pain under my right sholder blade ( scapula ) and the pain is going into my right elbow joint ..the pain gets so bad in my elbow i cant extend it and the pain so bad in my sholder blade that i cant stand up..the pain does NOT go up into my neck it is like it is like my arm is attached to the side b/c it only goes from my sholder blade right over to my elbow.
Asked On : Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Hi thanks for the query.
From the complaints you had described it could be some form of muscle catch of the muscles around the shoulder blade. I would advise you to consult an Orthopedician and get an X-ray and further evaluation. You may get better with some basic pain medications and some form of Physio therapy.
Answered: Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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