Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can occur due to various causes. The most common causes are due to repetitive strain on the joint, resulting in ligament and labral tears. It is also a site for dislocation that can cause excessive pain.

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My dad has a broken collarbone and is always in pain. Can surgery correct this problem?

Query: Hi doctor, My dad has a broken collarbone but cannot get it fixed, and it has been like this for months. We consulted a doctor six months back, but he is always in pain and feels terrible about himself. Can surgery correct this problem? Is it possible to take away the bump on his shoulder?   Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please mention why your dad cannot seek medical help. Does he have any medical conditions? If your answer is yes, a bone that has not united can be plated and bone grafted to achieve union, which would help with his pain. Also, the shape of th...  Read Full »

What is the reason for persistent pain in my shoulder since 15 weeks?

Query: Hello doctor, For 15 weeks, I have had persistent pain in my shoulder. Yesterday, I had an MRI scan and arthrogram. I am sharing the reports for your reference. Kindly suggest the treatment. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to hear about your pain. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). However, you did not mention the reason, was it caused due to trauma or sports? The following findings have been noted in your reports: Rotator ...  Read Full »

Why is there pain below the shoulder?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has had pain in the area below the left shoulder for the past week. The pain is there even when she deep breathes, moves her left hand, or does any movement. She is a feeding mother, has overweight, and had a cesarean delivery a year ago. She had a similar complaint but reduced...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I had gone through the photographs (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I feel that the pain is coming from the neck, and this is a fairly common pain diagram for neck issues. She needs to look at her posture, and as she is feeding, this is even m...  Read Full »

Can vitamin E be used to treat stabbing pain in the shoulder without any external wound?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot find vitamin E capsules here in our place. Are there any other recommendations for it? Can acupuncture or massage work alone? It is getting worse.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please describe your problems in detail. Why do you need vitamin E capsules? Why is acupuncture or a massage needed? If you tell me your problems in detail and what type of help you want, I will be able to help you. Thank you.  Read Full »

I have pain and itching in the shoulder and chest wall area with lumps in my breast. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,Could you explain what is seen in these images in the shoulders and chest wall area? I have a lot of pain and itching predominantly in the right chest area. My right underarm is swollen. I was told lumps in the breast are likely benign, but I need to get help for the shoulders and chest...  Read Full »

Dr. Mounica Kavikondala

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is no abnormality in your chest MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). Are there any skin lesions?  Read Full »

What can be done to relieve shoulder pain post-squash practice?

Query: Hello doctor,I have shoulder pain possibly from playing squash. Please view my reports.  Read Full »

Dr. Rishu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Shoulder pain can be a result of injury or disease of the shoulder joint. An injury can affect any of the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding the shoulder joint. The injury can also affect the ligaments, cartilage, menisci, and bones of the joint. I suggest you p...  Read Full »

Please suggest a medicine for my father's shoulder condition.

Query: Hi doctor, I am enclosing an MRI report of my father who is 70 years old. I want to know whether an operation is the only available option for his shoulder condition according to the report. If we go for the operation, then what is the success rate? Without an operation, how long will it take to get...  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the MRI report enclosed by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that there is a rotator cuff tear due to which he must be having a weakness in his affected shoulder. The decision whether surgical procedure is requi...  Read Full »

What treatment should I undergo for the pain, pressure, and crawling sensation in the back of my left shoulder and neck?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. I was very active before the surgery and used to walk 25,000 steps a day and do all the physical work. I had lumbar herniation that fixed itself 13 years ago. I have a neck injury in the C5-C6 (cervical) vertebrae. It is herniation because I had two impact in...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have pain and pressure in the shoulder and neck because the nerve has compressed due to the injury. I suggest you try physiotherapy. If it does not help, surgical treatment can be carried out. Have you ever consulted a neurologist? Did you undergo physiotherapy? Ar...  Read Full »

What is the remedy for shoulder pain in a thyroid patient?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife is suffering from left shoulder pain since last six months specifically in the morning. Please suggest the remedy soon. She is a thyroid patient and currently on Thyroxin 75 mg. The laboratory test performed was for uric acid measuring 4.6 mg/dl.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Does she have any other symptoms of associated neck pain, arm, and hand pain, tingling or numbness in the neck, shoulder or arm, any history of trauma to shoulder or neck, etc.? Does her pain increase while doing shoulder movements? The possibilities in her are cervi...  Read Full »

I had a shoulder injury due to skiing a month back and still have pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,During a ski trip a few months ago, I fell on my outstretched hand during a jump and injured my shoulder. I did a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan immediately after, and the radiologist said that it was not going to be a big deal. However, my shoulder is still bothering me quite a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. I can understand your concern. I have carefully gone through all your magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Unfortunately, I find that there is some injury to the shoulder joint. I do ...  Read Full »

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