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Left shoulder, along with arm pain. What should I do? Even my mom is facing same issue on right hand. What actually should do. Kindly seeking advice thank you.

BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
Left shoulder, along with arm pain.
What should I do?
Even my mom is facing same issue on right hand.
What actually s...
Age? Are you diabetic or having cervical spondylosis. If so is it under control. If you don’t know then get blood sugar fasting n x-ray of cervical spine (both ap n lateral) done from some lab. Try these exercises to help relieve your pain url/shoulders/stretching-exercises-frozen-shoulder 1.Arm-across-chest stretch – hold your right hand out in front of you, keeping it near your waist. Reach your left hand behind your elbow, pulling your right arm to the left and across your chest. If you feel pain in your shoulder, lower your arm until the pain subsides. The goal is to be able to pull your right arm across your chest without feeling any pain. Hold for 30-60 seconds then relax and repeat with your left arm. Repeat 3-5 times. 2. Neck release – sit up straight then slowly bring your chin toward your chest until you feel the stretch in the back of your neck. Try leaning your head to the left to stretch your right shoulder or leaning your head to the right to stretch your left shoulder. Hold the stretches up to one minute in each direction, breathing deeply as you concentrate on relaxing. Repeat 3-5 times. To progress the stretch, elevate your arm as you pull it across your chest until it is the height of your shoulder. 3. Chest expansion – put an exercise band, rope, strap, or even a tie behind your back and grasp it with both hands. While holding the strap, draw your shoulder blades toward each other and gently lift your chin toward the ceiling. Breathe deeply for 10 to 15 seconds and release. Repeat 3-5 times. To progress the stretch, move your hands closer together on the strap. 4. Seated twist – sit straight up in a chair with your knees together. Twist your torso to the right, placing your left hand on the outside of your right thigh. Relax your shoulders as you look towards your right, gentling pushing on your right thigh. Breathe deeply for 10 to 15 seconds and release. Repeat with your left side. Repeat both sides 3-5 times. 5. The 90, 90 shoulder stretch – stand in a doorway, holding your arms up so your elbow is at a 90 degree angle and your arm forms a 90 degree angle to your body at the shoulder. Place each hand on one of the sides of the door frame, placing one foot forward as you stand up straight aligning your neck with your spine. Lean forward as you brace yourself against the door frame. Hold the stretch for 20-30 seconds. Repeat 2-3 times. For this homeopathic treatment is very effective for more details you can consult me.
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Maspeshiyo me dard ka ek karan gas bhi hai jaise back me dard ho shoulder pe dard hona to kya gas muscles k andar chale jate h kya jo itna dard hota h jaise shoulder k muscles k andar chala jata h gas jo ek particular shoulder ya back ya pau dard krta h.

BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Maspeshiyo me dard ka ek karan gas bhi hai jaise back me dard ho shoulder pe dard hona to kya gas muscles k andar cha...
Regards Lybrate user. Pain from abdomen structures can refer pain to shoulder. Pain over the left upper part of abdomen (stomach or spleen or diaphragm) may refer pain to left shoulder. Problems with liver or gall bladder may refer pain to right shoulder. They both could refer pain to mid back as well. It is recommended to observe what other symptoms one has when the pain is felt and describe it to a physician to enable better understanding about the disorder. If the pain continues, kindly consult a physician and notify all symptoms that occur so the doctor may be able to relate the symptoms and suggest appropriate treatment plan.
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I have been taking lyrica 75 mg twice a day, benfomet plus tablet post lunch once a day, duzela 20 mg post dinner once a day, maxmala forte tablet once a day post dinner since 10th june 2022 for treatment of burning sensation on my foot. I have been experiencing extreme shoulder pain and stiffness on my right shoulder since last two days. Can I request your help and support here to suggest and guide me in terms of additional medicine for treating this shoulder pain. Regards ankur choksey.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have been taking lyrica 75 mg twice a day, benfomet plus tablet post lunch once a day, duzela 20 mg post dinner onc...
Shoulder pain mobility exercises standing arm swings to do this exercise: 1.Stand tall with your arms by your sides. 2.Engage your core and swing your arms forward until they’re as high as you can go. Make sure you don’t raise your shoulders. 3.Return your arms to the starting position and repeat. 4.Do this movement for 30 to 60 seconds. Shoulder pass-through to do this exercise: 1.Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms in front of your body. 2.Hold a stick, like a broomstick or pvc pipe, with an overhand grip. Your arms will be wider than shoulder-width. Make sure the stick or pipe is parallel to the floor. 3.Engage your core and slowly raise the broomstick or pipe above your head, keeping your arms straight. Only go as far as comfortable. 4.Hold the pose for a few seconds. 5.Return to the starting position. 6.Repeat 5 times. High-to-low rows to do this exercise: 1.Secure a resistance band to a sturdy object above shoulder height. 2.Kneel down on one knee and grab the band with the opposite hand. The other hand can rest at your side. 3.Pull the band toward your body while keeping your torso and arm straight. Focus on squeezing the shoulder blades together. 4.Return to the starting position and repeat. 5.Do 2–3 sets of 10 repetitions on each side. Reverse fly to do this exercise: 1.Hold a dumbbell in each hand. 2.Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent. 3.Engage your core and bend forward at the waist. Keep your back straight. Your arms will be extended. 4.Raise your arms away from your body. Focus on squeezing your shoulder blades together. Stop when you get to shoulder height. 5.Slowly return to the starting position and repeat. 6.Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions. Rotation with dumbbell o do this exercise: 1.Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart while holding a light dumbbell in your right hand. 2.Raise your arm so your elbow is at shoulder height. The front of your hand will be facing the ground. 3.Rotate your shoulder to bring your arm and weight up so your hand is raised toward the ceiling. 4.Slowly return to the starting position and repeat before changing sides. 5.Do 2–3 sets of 12 repetitions on each arm. Mobility stretches cross-arm stretch to do this stretch: 1.Stand with your feet slightly less than shoulder-width apart and bring your right arm up to a little less than shoulder height. 2.Place your left hand on your right elbow and gently pull your right arm across your body using the left hand to support your arm. 3.Hold this position for up to 30 seconds. 4.Repeat on the opposite side. 5.Do each side 3–5 times. Sleeper stretch to do this stretch: 1.Lie on the affected side. If you have no injury or pain, choose a side to start with. Your shoulder should be stacked underneath you. 2.Bring your elbow straight out from your shoulder and bend this arm, so your fingers are pointing toward the ceiling. This is the starting position. 3.Gently guide this arm toward the floor using the unaffected arm. Stop when you feel a stretch in the back of your affected shoulder. 4.Hold this position for up to 30 seconds. 5.Do 3 repetitions before changing sides. Doorway stretch to do this stretch: 1.Stand in a doorway with elbows and arms forming a 90-degree angle. Your feet should be in a split stance. 2.Bring your right arm up to shoulder height and place your palm and forearm on the doorway. 3.Gently lean into the stretch, only going as far as comfortable. 4.Hold the stretch for up to 30 seconds. 5.Change sides and repeat. Perform on each side 2–3 times. Chest expansion to do this stretch: 1.Stand tall with your feet together. 2.Hold the end of a towel or exercise band in each hand, with your arms behind your body. 3.Use the towel or band to help move your shoulder blades together and open your chest. This will cause you to look toward the ceiling. 4.Hold this pose for up to 30 seconds. 5.Repeat 3–5 times. Strenghtening exercises 1.pendulum stretch do this exercise first. Relax your shoulders. Stand and lean over slightly, allowing the affected arm to hang down. Swing the arm in a small circle — about a foot in diameter. Perform 10 revolutions in each direction, once a day. As your symptoms improve, increase the diameter of your swing, but never force it. When you're ready for more, increase the stretch by holding a light weight (three to five pounds) in the swinging arm. 2. Towel stretch hold one end of a three-foot-long towel behind your back and grab the opposite end with your other hand. Hold the towel in a horizontal position. Use your good arm to pull the affected arm upward to stretch it. You can also do an advanced version of this exercise with the towel draped over your good shoulder. Hold the bottom of the towel with the affected arm and pull it toward the lower back with the unaffected arm. Do this 10 to 20 times a day. 3. Finger walk face a wall three-quarters of an arm's length away. Reach out and touch the wall at waist level with the fingertips of the affected arm. With your elbow slightly bent, slowly walk your fingers up the wall, spider-like, until you've raised your arm as far as you comfortably can. Your fingers should be doing the work, not your shoulder muscles. Slowly lower the arm (with the help of the good arm, if necessary) and repeat. Perform this exercise 10 to 20 times a day. 4. Cross-body reachsit or stand. Use your good arm to lift your affected arm at the elbow, and bring it up and across your body, exerting gentle pressure to stretch the shoulder. Hold the stretch for 15 to 20 seconds. Do this 10 to 20 times per day. 5. Armpit stretch using your good arm, lift the affected arm onto a shelf about breast-high. Gently bend your knees, opening up the armpit. Deepen your knee bend slightly, gently stretching the armpit, and then straighten. With each knee bend, stretch a little further, but don't force it. Do this 10 to 20 times each day. Starting to strengthen as your range of motion improves, add rotator cuff–strengthening exercises. Be sure to warm up your shoulder and do your stretching exercises before you perform strengthening exercises. 6. Outward rotationhold a rubber exercise band between your hands with your elbows at a 90-degree angle close to your sides. Rotate the lower part of the affected arm outward two or three inches and hold for five seconds. Repeat 10 to 15 times, once a day. 7. Inward rotation stand next to a closed door, and hook one end of a rubber exercise band around the doorknob. Hold the other end with the hand of the affected arm, holding your elbow at a 90-degree angle. Pull the band toward your body two or three inches and hold for five seconds. Repeat 10 to 15 times, once a day. Shoulder exercises and stretches regular exercises and stretches can keep your shoulder strong and flexible. A few things to remember before swinging in to exercises: •stop any exercise if you have more shoulder pain. It may be too soon for you to try. •watch your form. Exercising incorrectly can also cause or worsen shoulder problems. •warm up, even before deep stretching. Light shoulder rolls, gentle movements, or even a warm shower are all ways to warm up your muscles before exercise and stretching. Pendulum stretch for range of motion•stand and bend at the waist. •let your arm on the injured side hang straight down. •keep your neck relaxed. •move your arm in a circle up to 20 times. •do once or more times in a day. Overhead shoulder stretch•sit or stand to do this shoulder stretch. •intertwine your fingers in front of you. •bend your elbows and raise your arms above your head. You can also place your hands on your head or behind it. •gently squeeze your shoulder blades together to move your elbows back. •continue for up to 20 repetitions. Repeat 5 to 10 times a day.Do’s and don’ts for shoulder pain do’s do the prescribed exercise regularly to maintain strength, flexibility and range of motion. Do keep the affected arm supported. Use an ice pack for pain relief. Apply the ice pack 3-4 times a day for 10 minutes. Don’ts don't sleep on the affected side. Don't lift heavyweight with the affected arm. Don't jerk your shoulder to avoid stress. Don't use the arm to push yourself up in bed or from a chair. Don't participate in contact sports or do any repetitive heavy lifting. We suggest you to wear shoulder support brace which is available in two different sizes which makes the patient to feel comfortable as it maintains the shoulder in anatomical position and the short lever is maintained. The reason to maintain the short lever in the shoulder joint is it helps the shoulder to prevent the movements which itself is the key to have better progression of healing in the shoulder region. This is suggested for the following conditions. This shoulder support brace what we are suggesting for you is available at our clinic. If you want you can buy from us, if you are far away from chennai we can send you by courier. The reason why we are conveying you to buy from us is we can demonstrate over the videocall (using whatsapp) and also we can monitor you throughout when to wear it and how long to wear it. And also if you find any difficulty wearing the brace you can also revert back to us for few more suggestions and we can propose you good solution how to go about it.
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Have a pain from my left shoulder to elbow, feeling pain while moving the hand but I am ok lifting items.

BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
Have a pain from my left shoulder to elbow, feeling pain while moving the hand but I am ok lifting items.
Are you diabetic or having cervical spondylosis. If so is it under control. If you don’t know then get blood sugar fasting n x-ray of cervical spine (both ap n lateral) done from some lab. If you are experiencing shoulder pain, try these exercises to help relieve your pain url/shoulders/stretching-exercises-frozen-shoulder 1. Arm-across-chest stretch – hold your right hand out in front of you, keeping it near your waist. Reach your left hand behind your elbow, pulling your right arm to the left and across your chest. If you feel pain in your shoulder, lower your arm until the pain subsides. The goal is to be able to pull your right arm across your chest without feeling any pain. Hold for 30-60 seconds then relax and repeat with your left arm. Repeat 3-5 times. 2. Neck release – sit up straight then slowly bring your chin toward your chest until you feel the stretch in the back of your neck. Try leaning your head to the left to stretch your right shoulder or leaning your head to the right to stretch your left shoulder. Hold the stretches up to one minute in each direction, breathing deeply as you concentrate on relaxing. Repeat 3-5 times. To progress the stretch, elevate your arm as you pull it across your chest until it is the height of your shoulder. 3. Chest expansion – put an exercise band, rope, strap, or even a tie behind your back and grasp it with both hands. While holding the strap, draw your shoulder blades toward each other and gently lift your chin toward the ceiling. Breathe deeply for 10 to 15 seconds and release. Repeat 3-5 times. To progress the stretch, move your hands closer together on the strap. 4. Seated twist – sit straight up in a chair with your knees together. Twist your torso to the right, placing your left hand on the outside of your right thigh. Relax your shoulders as you look towards your right, gentling pushing on your right thigh. Breathe deeply for 10 to 15 seconds and release. Repeat with your left side. Repeat both sides 3-5 times. 5. The 90, 90 shoulder stretch – stand in a doorway, holding your arms up so your elbow is at a 90 degree angle and your arm forms a 90 degree angle to your body at the shoulder. Place each hand on one of the sides of the door frame, placing one foot forward as you stand up straight aligning your neck with your spine. Lean forward as you brace yourself against the door frame. Hold the stretch for 20-30 seconds. Repeat 2-3 times.
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My mom age 53 female. Having pain in shoulder and near collar bone and also mild swelling in mid upper chest under neck. She was having mouth ulcer and throat pain also for 5-6 months now that is ok after treatment. But now this shoulder pain coming to chest side. Is there any need to worry.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My mom age 53 female. Having pain in shoulder and near collar bone and also mild swelling in mid upper chest under ne...
Previous answer: mobility exercises standing arm swings to do this exercise: 1. Stand tall with your arms by your sides. 2. Engage your core and swing your arms forward until they’re as high as you can go. Make sure you don’t raise your shoulders. 3. Return your arms to the starting position and repeat. 4. Do this movement for 30 to 60 seconds. Shoulder pass-through to do this exercise: 1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms in front of your body. 2. Hold a stick, like a broomstick or pvc pipe, with an overhand grip. Your arms will be wider than shoulder-width. Make sure the stick or pipe is parallel to the floor. 3. Engage your core and slowly raise the broomstick or pipe above your head, keeping your arms straight. Only go as far as comfortable. 4. Hold the pose for a few seconds. 5. Return to the starting position. 6. Repeat 5 times. High-to-low rows to do this exercise: 1. Secure a resistance band to a sturdy object above shoulder height. 2. Kneel down on one knee and grab the band with the opposite hand. The other hand can rest at your side. 3. Pull the band toward your body while keeping your torso and arm straight. Focus on squeezing the shoulder blades together. 4. Return to the starting position and repeat. 5. Do 2–3 sets of 10 repetitions on each side. Reverse fly to do this exercise: 1. Hold a dumbbell in each hand. 2. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, knees slightly bent. 3. Engage your core and bend forward at the waist. Keep your back straight. Your arms will be extended. 4. Raise your arms away from your body. Focus on squeezing your shoulder blades together. Stop when you get to shoulder height. 5. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat. 6. Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions. Rotation with dumbbell o do this exercise: 1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart while holding a light dumbbell in your right hand. 2. Raise your arm so your elbow is at shoulder height. The front of your hand will be facing the ground. 3. Rotate your shoulder to bring your arm and weight up so your hand is raised toward the ceiling. 4. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat before changing sides. 5. Do 2–3 sets of 12 repetitions on each arm. Mobility stretches cross-arm stretch to do this stretch: 1. Stand with your feet slightly less than shoulder-width apart and bring your right arm up to a little less than shoulder height. 2. Place your left hand on your right elbow and gently pull your right arm across your body using the left hand to support your arm. 3. Hold this position for up to 30 seconds. 4. Repeat on the opposite side. 5. Do each side 3–5 times. Sleeper stretch to do this stretch: 1. Lie on the affected side. If you have no injury or pain, choose a side to start with. Your shoulder should be stacked underneath you. 2. Bring your elbow straight out from your shoulder and bend this arm, so your fingers are pointing toward the ceiling. This is the starting position. 3. Gently guide this arm toward the floor using the unaffected arm. Stop when you feel a stretch in the back of your affected shoulder. 4. Hold this position for up to 30 seconds. 5. Do 3 repetitions before changing sides. Doorway stretch to do this stretch: 1. Stand in a doorway with elbows and arms forming a 90-degree angle. Your feet should be in a split stance. 2. Bring your right arm up to shoulder height and place your palm and forearm on the doorway. 3. Gently lean into the stretch, only going as far as comfortable. 4. Hold the stretch for up to 30 seconds. 5. Change sides and repeat. Perform on each side 2–3 times. Chest expansion to do this stretch: 1. Stand tall with your feet together. 2. Hold the end of a towel or exercise band in each hand, with your arms behind your body. 3. Use the towel or band to help move your shoulder blades together and open your chest. This will cause you to look toward the ceiling. 4. Hold this pose for up to 30 seconds. 5. Repeat 3–5 times. Strenghtening exercises 1.pendulum stretch do this exercise first. Relax your shoulders. Stand and lean over slightly, allowing the affected arm to hang down. Swing the arm in a small circle — about a foot in diameter. Perform 10 revolutions in each direction, once a day. As your symptoms improve, increase the diameter of your swing, but never force it. When you're ready for more, increase the stretch by holding a light weight (three to five pounds) in the swinging arm. 2. Towel stretch hold one end of a three-foot-long towel behind your back and grab the opposite end with your other hand. Hold the towel in a horizontal position. Use your good arm to pull the affected arm upward to stretch it. You can also do an advanced version of this exercise with the towel draped over your good shoulder. Hold the bottom of the towel with the affected arm and pull it toward the lower back with the unaffected arm. Do this 10 to 20 times a day. 3. Finger walk face a wall three-quarters of an arm's length away. Reach out and touch the wall at waist level with the fingertips of the affected arm. With your elbow slightly bent, slowly walk your fingers up the wall, spider-like, until you've raised your arm as far as you comfortably can. Your fingers should be doing the work, not your shoulder muscles. Slowly lower the arm (with the help of the good arm, if necessary) and repeat. Perform this exercise 10 to 20 times a day. 4. Cross-body reachsit or stand. Use your good arm to lift your affected arm at the elbow, and bring it up and across your body, exerting gentle pressure to stretch the shoulder. Hold the stretch for 15 to 20 seconds. Do this 10 to 20 times per day. 5. Armpit stretch using your good arm, lift the affected arm onto a shelf about breast-high. Gently bend your knees, opening up the armpit. Deepen your knee bend slightly, gently stretching the armpit, and then straighten. With each knee bend, stretch a little further, but don't force it. Do this 10 to 20 times each day. Starting to strengthen as your range of motion improves, add rotator cuff–strengthening exercises. Be sure to warm up your shoulder and do your stretching exercises before you perform strengthening exercises. 6. Outward rotationhold a rubber exercise band between your hands with your elbows at a 90-degree angle close to your sides. Rotate the lower part of the affected arm outward two or three inches and hold for five seconds. Repeat 10 to 15 times, once a day. 7. Inward rotation stand next to a closed door, and hook one end of a rubber exercise band around the doorknob. Hold the other end with the hand of the affected arm, holding your elbow at a 90-degree angle. Pull the band toward your body two or three inches and hold for five seconds. Repeat 10 to 15 times, once a day. Shoulder exercises and stretches regular exercises and stretches can keep your shoulder strong and flexible. A few things to remember before swinging in to exercises: •stop any exercise if you have more shoulder pain. It may be too soon for you to try. •watch your form. Exercising incorrectly can also cause or worsen shoulder problems. •warm up, even before deep stretching. Light shoulder rolls, gentle movements, or even a warm shower are all ways to warm up your muscles before exercise and stretching. Pendulum stretch for range of motion•stand and bend at the waist. •let your arm on the injured side hang straight down. •keep your neck relaxed. •move your arm in a circle up to 20 times. •do once or more times in a day. Overhead shoulder stretch•sit or stand to do this shoulder stretch. •intertwine your fingers in front of you. •bend your elbows and raise your arms above your head. You can also place your hands on your head or behind it. •gently squeeze your shoulder blades together to move your elbows back. •continue for up to 20 repetitions. Repeat 5 to 10 times a day. Do’s and don’ts for shoulder pain do’s do the prescribed exercise regularly to maintain strength, flexibility and range of motion. Do keep the affected arm supported. Use an ice pack for pain relief. Apply the ice pack 3-4 times a day for 10 minutes. Don’ts don't sleep on the affected side. Don't lift heavyweight with the affected arm. Don't jerk your shoulder to avoid stress. Don't use the arm to push yourself up in bed or from a chair. Don't participate in contact sports or do any repetitive heavy lifting. We suggest you to wear shoulder support brace which is available in two different sizes which makes the patient to feel comfortable as it maintains the shoulder in anatomical position and the short lever is maintained. The reason to maintain the short lever in the shoulder joint is it helps the shoulder to prevent the movements which itself is the key to have better progression of healing in the shoulder region. This is suggested for the following conditions. This shoulder support brace what we are suggesting for you is available at our clinic. If you want you can buy from us, if you are far away from chennai we can send you by courier. The reason why we are conveying you to buy from us is we can demonstrate over the videocall (using whatsapp) and also we can monitor you throughout when to wear it and how long to wear it. And also if you find any difficulty wearing the brace you can also revert back to us for few more suggestions and we can propose you good solution how to go about it.
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I had pain in tip of my shoulder blade and under the shoulder blade region for last couple of years. Earlier it was very mild and hardly noticeable but in recent months it became prominent. So I consulted an orthopedic who suggested ift and ultra sound sessions for the same and gave ubitoc and etody 120 tablets. But when I started the ift and ultra sound, from that day I started feeling burning and warm sensations whenever that region touches the bed when I sleep on my back or sit on my chair with back support pillow. I have a slight slouch in my posture but never had this burning feeling in that region before the ift and ultrasound treatment. I just had sharp pain in the region. What could be the possible causes and what should I do to get rid of this burning sensation in the upper back area? Doctor when consulted told me it's normal for pain to change into burning sensations for a short while and it maybe a muscular issue only and gave me gb 29 semi tablet for 10 days. Please advise.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I had pain in tip of my shoulder blade and under the shoulder blade region for last couple of years. Earlier it was v...
1.pendulum stretch do this exercise first. Relax your shoulders. Stand and lean over slightly, allowing the affected arm to hang down. Swing the arm in a small circle — about a foot in diameter. Perform 10 revolutions in each direction, once a day. As your symptoms improve, increase the diameter of your swing, but never force it. When you're ready for more, increase the stretch by holding a light weight (three to five pounds) in the swinging arm. 2. Towel stretch hold one end of a three-foot-long towel behind your back and grab the opposite end with your other hand. Hold the towel in a horizontal position. Use your good arm to pull the affected arm upward to stretch it. You can also do an advanced version of this exercise with the towel draped over your good shoulder. Hold the bottom of the towel with the affected arm and pull it toward the lower back with the unaffected arm. Do this 10 to 20 times a day. 3. Finger walk face a wall three-quarters of an arm's length away. Reach out and touch the wall at waist level with the fingertips of the affected arm. With your elbow slightly bent, slowly walk your fingers up the wall, spider-like, until you've raised your arm as far as you comfortably can. Your fingers should be doing the work, not your shoulder muscles. Slowly lower the arm (with the help of the good arm, if necessary) and repeat. Perform this exercise 10 to 20 times a day. 4. Cross-body reachsit or stand. Use your good arm to lift your affected arm at the elbow, and bring it up and across your body, exerting gentle pressure to stretch the shoulder. Hold the stretch for 15 to 20 seconds. Do this 10 to 20 times per day. 5. Armpit stretch using your good arm, lift the affected arm onto a shelf about breast-high. Gently bend your knees, opening up the armpit. Deepen your knee bend slightly, gently stretching the armpit, and then straighten. With each knee bend, stretch a little further, but don't force it. Do this 10 to 20 times each day. Starting to strengthen as your range of motion improves, add rotator cuff–strengthening exercises. Be sure to warm up your shoulder and do your stretching exercises before you perform strengthening exercises. 6. Outward rotationhold a rubber exercise band between your hands with your elbows at a 90-degree angle close to your sides. Rotate the lower part of the affected arm outward two or three inches and hold for five seconds. Repeat 10 to 15 times, once a day. 7. Inward rotation stand next to a closed door, and hook one end of a rubber exercise band around the doorknob. Hold the other end with the hand of the affected arm, holding your elbow at a 90-degree angle. Pull the band toward your body two or three inches and hold for five seconds. Repeat 10 to 15 times, once a day. Shoulder exercises and stretches regular exercises and stretches can keep your shoulder strong and flexible. A few things to remember before swinging in to exercises: •stop any exercise if you have more shoulder pain. It may be too soon for you to try. •watch your form. Exercising incorrectly can also cause or worsen shoulder problems. •warm up, even before deep stretching. Light shoulder rolls, gentle movements, or even a warm shower are all ways to warm up your muscles before exercise and stretching. Pendulum stretch for range of motion•stand and bend at the waist. •let your arm on the injured side hang straight down. •keep your neck relaxed. •move your arm in a circle up to 20 times. •do once or more times in a day. Overhead shoulder stretch•sit or stand to do this shoulder stretch. •intertwine your fingers in front of you. •bend your elbows and raise your arms above your head. You can also place your hands on your head or behind it. •gently squeeze your shoulder blades together to move your elbows back. •continue for up to 20 repetitions. Repeat 5 to 10 times a day.Do’s and don’ts for shoulder pain do’s do the prescribed exercise regularly to maintain strength, flexibility and range of motion. Do keep the affected arm supported. Use an ice pack for pain relief. Apply the ice pack 3-4 times a day for 10 minutes. Don’ts don't sleep on the affected side. Don't lift heavyweight with the affected arm. Don't jerk your shoulder to avoid stress. Don't use the arm to push yourself up in bed or from a chair. Don't participate in contact sports or do any repetitive heavy lifting. We suggest you to wear shoulder support brace which is available in two different sizes which makes the patient to feel comfortable as it maintains the shoulder in anatomical position and the short lever is maintained. The reason to maintain the short lever in the shoulder joint is it helps the shoulder to prevent the movements which itself is the key to have better progression of healing in the shoulder region. This is suggested for the following conditions. This shoulder support brace what we are suggesting for you is available at our clinic. If you want you can buy from us, if you are far away from chennai we can send you by courier. The reason why we are conveying you to buy from us is we can demonstrate over the videocall (using whatsapp) and also we can monitor you throughout when to wear it and how long to wear it. And also if you find any difficulty wearing the brace you can also revert back to us for few more suggestions and we can propose you good solution how to go about it.
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I took a corticosteroid injection in my right shoulder today morning bcos of some soreness while doing workout, after which I have a slight pain on my shoulder while I lift my arm, I neglected it and did some moderate weight lift ing in the evening. Now i'm feeling sever pain on my shoulder while I lift up my arm. What should I do now?

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Physiotherapist, Etawah
I took a corticosteroid injection in my right shoulder today morning bcos of some soreness while doing workout, after...
Keeping skin moisturized shrinks the veins. Hand exercises that encourage blood flow make the veins less prominent, as well. One exercise to try is wrist stretches. First start by putting your palms together and raising your elbows out to the side.
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I have severe shoulder pain and back pain. And having small joint pain also. I am taking calvit lc twice a day for one month. I can't sleep at night due to pain, shown to orthopaedic doctor. But there is no improvement. What to do.

BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
I have severe shoulder pain and back pain. And having small joint pain also. I am taking calvit lc twice a day for on...
Are you diabetic or having cervical spondylosis. If so is it under control. If you don’t know then get blood sugar fasting n x-ray of cervical spine (both ap n lateral) done from some lab. Try these exercises to help relieve your pain url/shoulders/stretching-exercises-frozen-shoulder 1.Arm-across-chest stretch – hold your right hand out in front of you, keeping it near your waist. Reach your left hand behind your elbow, pulling your right arm to the left and across your chest. If you feel pain in your shoulder, lower your arm until the pain subsides. The goal is to be able to pull your right arm across your chest without feeling any pain. Hold for 30-60 seconds then relax and repeat with your left arm. Repeat 3-5 times. 2. Neck release – sit up straight then slowly bring your chin toward your chest until you feel the stretch in the back of your neck. Try leaning your head to the left to stretch your right shoulder or leaning your head to the right to stretch your left shoulder. Hold the stretches up to one minute in each direction, breathing deeply as you concentrate on relaxing. Repeat 3-5 times. To progress the stretch, elevate your arm as you pull it across your chest until it is the height of your shoulder. 3. Chest expansion – put an exercise band, rope, strap, or even a tie behind your back and grasp it with both hands. While holding the strap, draw your shoulder blades toward each other and gently lift your chin toward the ceiling. Breathe deeply for 10 to 15 seconds and release. Repeat 3-5 times. To progress the stretch, move your hands closer together on the strap. 4. Seated twist – sit straight up in a chair with your knees together. Twist your torso to the right, placing your left hand on the outside of your right thigh. Relax your shoulders as you look towards your right, gentling pushing on your right thigh. Breathe deeply for 10 to 15 seconds and release. Repeat with your left side. Repeat both sides 3-5 times. 5. The 90, 90 shoulder stretch – stand in a doorway, holding your arms up so your elbow is at a 90 degree angle and your arm forms a 90 degree angle to your body at the shoulder. Place each hand on one of the sides of the door frame, placing one foot forward as you stand up straight aligning your neck with your spine. Lean forward as you brace yourself against the door frame. Hold the stretch for 20-30 seconds. Repeat 2-3 times. For this homeopathic treatment is very effective for more details you can consult me.
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I woke up with shoulder and chest pain and also found it hard to breathe. Then I woke up a second time and had a sore jaw, all syms gone now?

Fellowship in Joint Replacement, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedic Doctor, Thanjavur
I woke up with shoulder and chest pain and also found it hard to breathe. Then I woke up a second time and had a sore...
Check ecg / heart. That is the number one cause of the above complaints. If that is cleared, you can look up other problems.
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After being operated radius & plate implementation after 45 days elbow is still stiff. There's much pain during physiotherapy specially upward position. Wrist and shoulder is also giving pain. What should done at this situation. Can physiotherapy may continue or another things to do. Please help me. Thanks.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
After being operated radius & plate implementation after 45 days elbow is still stiff. There's much pain during physi...
•rest. Avoid activities that aggravate your elbow pain. •pain relievers. Try over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen (advil, motrin ib) or naproxen (aleve). •ice. Apply ice or a cold pack for 15 minutes three to four times a day. •technique. Make sure that you are using proper technique for your activities and avoiding repetitive wrist motions. Physical therapy. Specific exercises are helpful for strengthening the muscles of the forearm. Your therapist may also perform ultrasound, ice massage, or muscle-stimulating techniques to improve muscle healing. Brace. Using a brace centered over the back of your forearm may also help relieve symptoms of tennis elbow. This can reduce symptoms by resting the muscles and tendons. Fist clench 1.Sit at a table with your forearm resting on the table. 2.Hold a rolled up towel or small ball in your hand. 3.Squeeze the towel in your hand and hold for 10 seconds. 4.Release and repeat 10 times. Switch and do the other arm. Supination with a dumbbell 1.Sit in a chair holding a 2-pound dumbbell vertically in your hand with your elbow resting on your knee. 2.Let the weight of the dumbbell help rotate the arm outward, turning the palm up. 3.Rotate the hand back the other direction until your palm is facing downward. 4.Repeat 20 times on each side. 5.Try to isolate the movement to your lower arm, keeping your upper arm and elbow still. Wrist extension 1.Sit in a chair holding a 2-pound dumbbell in your hand with your palm facing down, resting your elbow comfortably on your knee. 2.Keeping your palm facing down, extend your wrist by curling it towards your body. If this is too challenging, do the movement with no weight. 3.Return to starting position and repeat 10 times on each side. 4.Try to isolate the movement to the wrist, keeping the rest of the arm still. Wrist flexion 1.Sit in a chair holding a 2-pound dumbbell in your hand with your palm facing up and elbow resting comfortably on your knee. 2.Keeping your palm facing up, flex your wrist by curling it towards your body. 3.Return to starting position and repeat 10 times on each side. 4.Try to isolate the movement to the wrist, keeping the rest of the arm still. Towel twist 1.Sit in a chair holding a towel with both hands, shoulders relaxed. 2.Twist the towel with both hands in opposite directions as if you are wringing out water. 3.Repeat 10 times then repeat another 10 times in the other direction.
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