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Why can I not move my injured shoulder without pain?

About 2 weeks ago a girl ran into my shoul der (I m the soccer goalie). When I tried to lift it to stretch it out it hurt bad and it kind of fell back down on its own. When I got home it was really hurting and I had a bruise on my collar bone .I didn t really think anything of so I just iced it. The next day a girl ran into it again which was probably the cause of her breaking her femur . I didn t really feel though because I had take some pain relievers before the game because it was already hurting. I thought it was nothing but a sore shoulder and that I could tough it out so I kept painfully with it for the next three games. Three days ago really in the game it was extremely painful and by the . End of penatly kicks I was unable to move my arm. The next morning I still could not move it, at least without a lot of pain so my mom took me to the er. They said it was a sprain or most likely a torn rotatory cuff but they did not do a mri. My mom is trying to find someplace where we can go get one in the morning without going back to the er. What could it possibly be?
Asked On : Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Being a good sports person you should contact a Orthopaedic surgeon of the nearby hospital & get your self fully investigated ie X-Ray & MRI of the effected shoulder. There are chances of Rotater Cuff Injury or Avulsion fracture of Greater tuberosity of Humerus ( Arm BONE). There may be a possibility if fracture of the collar bone also.

Dr R K Singh
Answered: Sun, 29 Apr 2012
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