Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
143 Doctors are Online

Pain in upper back, increases with deep breathing. Sore muscles, headaches. MRI shows tendinopathy. Related symptoms?

Hello. I am a 24 year old female with pain in my upper back, underneath the right shoulder blade. The pain increases with deep breathing. I ve had this pain for several months after a car accident. The pain used to be a deep, throbbing sensation in my right upper arm and now the pain has moved to the scapula region. In addition, my muscles always feel tender/sore in that region. Even my headaches usually start at the base of my skull on the right side and the pain radiates up to my temples. I ve had physical therapy treatment and it didn t feel like it was helping or reducing my symptoms. I also had an MRI of my right shoulder and the results were supraspinatus shoulder tendinopathy , bicipital tenosynovitis and question of superior, posterior quadrant labral tear. Are these symptoms related? What could this be? Thank you for the help in advance.
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  129
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The findings of your MRI are suggestive of tenosynovitis and a labral tear which are responsible for the symptoms that you are having. You need to give rest to your arm, use an arm sling and if the tear does not heal, arthroscopic repair might be needed.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor