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Shoulder Pain after Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer treatment is a life-saving treatment and there are no two ways about its necessity, adequacy and curing capabilities. As you may know, cancer cannot be cured with mild treatment and when protecting the life of the patient is paramount, it calls for strong treatment modalities.  We are fortunate to have so many targeted treatments.  Due to the intensity of the breast cancer treatment, it may leave the patient with some side effects post the treatment regimen.  Physical ailments that arise out of breast cancer treatment can range from minor to major.  It may include experiencing pain, numbness and ...
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Say goodbye to Shoulder Pain

The shoulder joint is the most mobile and the most complex joint of the body.  Be it lifting a bucket of water or reaching up into the cupboard, given the number of everyday activities it is involved in, shoulder pain is something that you get from time to time.  Our shoulder has the flexibility to turn in many directions.  But this advantage can be the very disadvantage that makes the shoulder prone to injuries and pain thereafter.  The reasons for shoulder pain can be from osteoarthritis, muscle tears, tendonitis etc.  In fact, there are numerous possibilities due to the anatomy ...
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Shoulder Arthroscopy Rehabilitation

If you are suffering from shoulder pain, physiotherapy is a safe bet to regain the lost range of motion of the shoulder and its optimum function.  It will also speed up your return to normal day-to-day life.  The therapist may use various modalities to ameliorate your pain and improve the function of the muscles; it may include a few shoulder exercises.  However, if the pain persists, you may have to see an orthopedic and sometimes, a surgery may be the solution to correct your problem.  In a shoulder arthroscopy, surgical instruments are inserted to your shoulder through small portals.  The ...
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USG Needling for Calcification of Rotator Cuff

Before delving deep into USG or ultrasound-guided needling for calcification of rotator cuff, let’s first understand what a rotator cuff and calcification are. If you have ever had rotator cuff troubles, you might have heard about terms like rotator cuff tears, calcification, and discomfort and complications arising thereof.  The shoulder joint is the most flexible joint in our body that allows the arm to have an incredible range of motion.  This same advantage of the shoulder joint makes it more vulnerable to injuries and when injury happens the lack of mobility of this important joint can be particularly frustrating and ...
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Cortisone Injections

Cortisone injections are aimed at relieving pain and inflammation in a particular area of the body.  Cortisone shots are generally given in joints, such as shoulder, wrist, ankle, hip and elbow as pain and tenderness in the seemingly small joints can be done away with this shot.  Apart from injecting into joints cortisone shots are widely used to treat inflammation that is widespread throughout the body, which could be due to allergic reactions, a bout of asthma attack or arthritis.  A cortisone shot generally consists of a local anesthetic and a corticosteroid medication.  You can have a cortisone injection at ...
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Bilateral Shoulder Pain

There could be a variety of reasons for your bilateral shoulder pain, ranging from strain and tension from muscles due to poor posture to overuse to trauma from an injury.  Do you know shoulder pain is one of the most common reasons for a person to seek medical help? The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint of the body.  Be it lifting a bucket of water or reaching up into the cupboard, given the number of everyday activities it is involved in, shoulder pain is something that you get from time to time.  Our shoulder has the flexibility to ...
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