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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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 ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 ... Read Full »
Can I get a disability claim for having pain and reduced range of motion in different body parts?
Query: Hi doctor, I recently had these X-rays taken to proceed with my disability claim with the VA (Department of Veteran Affairs), which includes the spinal cord, both shoulders, hips/pelvis, both wrists, and knees. I have been experiencing continual degeneration, pain, and reduced range of motion in the... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iCliniq.com We are sorry to learn about the pain and distress you have been going through and will try to give you some reassurance and support. I have gone through all the x-rays you have uploaded and will summarise the findings below. 1) Knees - Joint space reduction on both ... Read Full »
My patient complains of pain in the right side of the chest and shoulder. Please provide a second radiology opinion.
Query: Hi doctor,Could you provide a second radiology opinion? This is for a patient with right-sided rib fractures (4th and 5th) who exhibits the following symptoms. The patient complained of pain in the right side of the chest and shoulder. She has right arm fatiguability, right-sided retrosternal chest... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have reviewed the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The source of the various issues the patient has been experiencing lies somewhere other than the chest. In particular, the rib fractures are old and healed... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »