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How to treat a persistent shoulder pain?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

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Posted on Tue, 4 Sep 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: What can I do to help relieve shoulder pain. I've had a shot of cortisone a few months back.
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get another shot after MRI scan.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

If the pain in the shoulder is persistent, then you can get another steroid shot for relief. Do get an MRI scan done for proper diagnosis. Do go for regular physiotherapy, after the acute pain subsides to strengthen the muscles. TENS unit can also help.

Wishing you good health.

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Dr. Praveen Tayal.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

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