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Shoulder pain on flexion movement

Patient: I have pain in my shoulder. It only hurts when i reach for something in front of me. the pain is only on the very top of shoulder and is about 2 inches in length. no other pain in body and pain does not come with any other movement of shoulder. (up down back tec…

 

 

Doctor: This may be caused due to a rotator cuff tear or a bicipital tendonitis. A rotator cuff teat is an injury involving the rotator muscles of the shoulder  and typically gives pain o other head and pain on flexion ie similar to your pain. It is however difficult to say what exactly is causing your pain without conducting a physical examination and thus I advice you to see your GP for a more indepth analysis of this complaint and possible xray of the joint.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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