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I seem to have injured my shoulder from my adopted Belgian

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I seem to have injured my shoulder from my adopted Belgian Malinois pulling on leash while walking. Pain seems to be getting worse.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
This can be due to the inflammation of the tendons around the shoulder joint.
Biceps or rotator cuff may have got injured.
You will need to rest your arm for few days.
Apply ice liberally and you can take OTC naproxen 2 tabs twice daily for pain control.
Please also check with your doctor.
Usually recovers in 2-3 weeks.
Thank you for sharing your concerns with us today. If you have any additional questions or need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to ask. I am here to answer them. I wish you good health. Regards, ***** *****