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I have had rotator cuff/shlulder pain throughout the summer.

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Good mobility but certain movements...
I have had rotator cuff/shlulder pain throughout the summer. Good mobility but certain movements cause pain. Recently, forearm and thumb "feel" weak and seem to fatigue at a faster rate than my other arm. I dont seem to have a loss of strength or strength difference just a weird feeling/sensation in the 1 arm compared to the other. Possible pinched nerve?
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Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago
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Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago
Is there any neck pain?
Have you seen a doctor for this issue yet?
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I would say more stiffness on affected side than pain. When i turn head to affected side i can feel tightness below scapula. I seen my PCP a few weeks ago concerning the shoulder. Took X-Ray of shoulder and Cspine. Bone spur/arthritis noted on c6. Was told shoulder appeared "bone on bone". Was given cortisone shot. No "pins/needles" sensation. Forearm/hand jusr feels different than other
Health Professional: Doctor John MD, Doctor (MD) replied 3 months ago
symptoms into hand and thumb would be more consistent with cervical disc or cervical stenosis than rotator cuff.
Usually will respond to physical therapy, so would talk to your doctor about a referral to PT.Does that help answer your question?
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