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Left shoulder, elbow and wrist in constant pain, swelling. MRI shows bursitis in the rotator area. Treatment ?

my left shoulder , elbow and wrist are in constant pain and have considerable swelling from time to time. I have had xrays and mri to determine the cause. The tests showed bursitis in the rotator area but nothing in the elbow and wrist. I have had physical and occupational therepy with very little improvement. There was no injury. What would you be looking for?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

Thanks for posting your query

You are suffering from bursitis in rotator cuff area.

You had no improvement with physical and occupational therapy.

So you may require surgical removal of inflamed bursa.

Answered: Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Ahmed Elsheikh's  Response
physiotherapy is best treatment for your case
program of treattment:
physical therapy 1_electro therapy shoulder(ultrasound_interferrential current_TENS)
2_ hot pack
3_strengthening exercise for shoulder
4_mobilization exercises for shoulder

anti inflammatory medications
Answered: Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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