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Suggest treatment for shoulder pain

for two days and 2 nights , have had throbbing pain in left shoulder and chhest radiating down arm. cannot raise arm. selfdiagnosed as bursitis. rest, icing, naproxen 220 mg/ 2x day has not helped. fam dr closed due to weather. anything else i can do
Thu, 5 Jun 2014
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

I have studied your case.
It can be rotator cuff injury which may need MRI for confirmation.

Medication like methylcobalamine with muscle relaxant and analgesic will reduce pain, you can take them consulting your treating doctor.
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.

Continue your medication till time.
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.
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