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Suffer from shoulder pain. Pain while lifting. History of broken bones in the pelvis. Arthroscopic surgery suggested. Second opinion?

i have shoulder pain, it radiates down my bicep my tricep. it hurts to lift and push down with my a.rm , .this started about nov 20. i kept moving it as i just thought it was sore muscles. waited to go see a doctor for 4 months.In the previous 3 years i had broken 2 bones in my pelvis for no apparent reaondonson1 month later a broken rib 2 months lator a dog knocked me down broke my ankle. 1 year later i broke my foot then second metatarsel.with this pain it goes around my armpit. i was first told complete shoulder got 2 opinions. 2nd one said yes, went back to the first one said go ahead. he took 2 more xrays and came back happy all i need now was arthroscopic surgery to rem0ve the bone he wanthd another mri WHAT UP WITH MY BODY i. am avery active 59 yr old
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

I have studied your case.

According to your history and complains yes such kind of pain can due to glenoid labrum tear or bony spur.
When such patient comes to my hospital we usually do MRI shoulder for detail study.

Yes you may need arthroscopic repair if ligament is tear.
You may consult physiotherapist for further guidance. He may start TENS ,or ultrasound which is helpful in your case.
You may need to take rest for early healing.

Also check your vit B12 and vit D3 in your blood.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care.
Answered: Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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