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I injured my shoulder breaking up a fight in 2016. I had
I injured my shoulder breaking up a fight in 2016. I had surgery in January of 2018 extensive debribement, slap tear repair, and partial rotator cuff tear cleaned up. I'm still having strength issues … read more
Dr. Mark
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My MRI says: The C1 ptosis is evident. C2/C3: No significant
My MRI says: The C1 ptosis is evident. C2/C3: No significant findings. C3/C4: Small broad-based disc protrusion. This is causing trace flattening/mass effect upon the anterior aspect of the cord. The … read more
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Vakul Aren
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I'm trying to make sense of this MRI of my shoulder- I have
Hello I'm trying to make sense of this MRI of my shoulder- I have no idea what "interstitial signal" means and I cannot even seem to find it in medical dictionaries. Please help me interpret the "impr… read more
Dr Stan
Dr Stan
DO
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I have been diagnosed with a full/partial rotator cuff tear,
I have been diagnosed with a full/partial rotator cuff tear, supraspinatus tendon. I am on a wait list for an orthoscopic repair within the next 3 months. It is a wear and tear injury due to progressi… read more
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Dr Basu
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I would like my MRI report put in layman's terms, here is
- Nov 05, 2015 - MRI - UPPER EXTREMITY JOINT W/O CON (Right) Exam Performed CLINICAL HISTORY: Right shoulder pain. Rotator cuff tear, chronic a.c. dislocation. History of 2 prior falls. No prior surgery 540.001 SCOMPARISON: None.TECHNIQUE: Noncontrast MRI imaging to the right shoulder performed on a 3 tesla unit 13 pulse sequencesFINDINGS:Consistent with history there is a shaft width of clavicular elevation at the a.c. articulation. Distal clavicle is hypertrophied and there is bayonet apposition. This is a chronic appearance without an effusion or synovial edema. There is disruption of the coracoclavicular ligaments at the clavicle with ill-defined scarring present type I configuration of the acromion is present and there is no os acromiale.Glenohumeral articulation is narrowed with grade III chondromalacia of the inferior glenoid and opposing humeral articular surface. Inferior osteophytic ridging is present. A small effusion is present with a large labral tear. Labral tear extends from the anterior/superior quadrant posteriorly and inferiorly to 9:00 with a type VIII SLAP configuration. Anteriorly there is a Buford complex with a hypoplastic anterior labrum and a thickened cordlike middle glenohurneral ligament. Mild tendinitis and interstitial tearing of the intra-articular segment of the long head of the biceps is present, there is tenosynovitis of the extra-articular segment without subluxation from the intertubercular groove.Teres minor tendon and infraspinatus are intact. There is thickening and increased signal of the distal 2 cm of the supraspinatus with low grade partial thickness tearing of the articular surface fibers. Only mild subscapularis tendinopathy. There is no mass or cyst in the suprascapular or spinoglenoid notch. Musculature the cuff is maintained in signal and bulk without fatty atrophy.IMPRESSION:1. Chronic grade 3 AC separation2. Moderate glenohumeral arthritis with grade 3 chondral thinning inferiorly with subehondral cystic change and osteophytic ridging3. Type VIII SLAP type tear extending posteriorly and inferiorly to the 9:00 position4. Bicipital tenosynovitis with low grade interstitial tearing of the intra-articular segment5. There is a small effusion. On the mild edema in the subacromial subdeltoid bursa6. Supraspinatus and subscapularis tendinopathy, low grade partial thickness tearing of the articular surface fibers of the distal supraspinatus … read more
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I've been told I need surgery as soon as possible on my
I've been told I need surgery as soon as possible on my lumbar spine (fusion), rotator cuff repair (full thickness tear), and great toe (fusion). Each body part is severely painful, none more than ano… read more
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I hurt my shoulder or neck a couple of months ago. I am not
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Doctor, my mom broke a bone 2 inches below the left
Doctor, my mom broke a bone 2 inches below the left shoulder. No surgery was needed because it was not "displaced." Dr says it is now "healed" . She has quite a bit of stiffness and can only raise it … read more
healthydoc
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Might have a rotator cuff tear in shoulder. Can't remember
Might have a rotator cuff tear in shoulder. Can't remember what dr said when he examined me 2-3 years ago. Definitely had tendinitis. Today I rotated my arm in a full complete circle (like in gym clas… read more
Dr. Frank
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Doctoral Degree
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I ruptured the 2 tendons on my hip. I also have a spinal
I ruptured the 2 tendons on my hip. I also have a spinal cord implant for nerve damage pain & cannot have a MRI. A ultra sound found both gluteous maximus tendons ruptured & had a lot of fluid drained… read more
Dr. Frank
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I have a full thickness tear of my supraspinatus and
I have a full thickness tear of my supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons. I also have a torn anterior inferior and a torn posterior labrum Do I have to have surgery? I am 59.… read more
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I have pain in my left shoulder. I can raise my arm more
I have pain in my left shoulder. I can raise my arm more than 45 degrees. Could this bercitus and if so, what can I do for it?… read more
Dr. Frank
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I am a 41yo male. For the past 12 months I have had
I am a 41yo male. For the past 12 months I have had significant right shoulder muscle and neck pain (scapula, levator, and base of the neck). After several rounds of PT, a cervical MRI revealed a smal… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
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I am an 82 year old male. I have a rotator cuff injury from
I am an 82 year old white male. I have a rotator cuff injury from a recent fall in my kitchen at home. I am in generally good health with high blood pressure that is well controlled with medication. I… read more
Dr. Frank
Dr. Frank
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Doctoral Degree
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I work on the computer 8 hrs daily. I do repetitive key
I work on the computer 8 hrs daily. I do repetitive key stokes using the 10 key pad. Can this repetetive typing cause a rotator cuff tear or sprain?… read more
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I have tendonitis in my right shoulder and osteoarthritis in
I have tendonitis in my right shoulder and osteoarthritis in my left shoulder, both which cause me a great deal of pain and discomfort. As a result, I have overall weakness in my body, especially my l… read more
Dr. Frank
Dr. Frank
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I'm 47 and very active. I have not been able to through a
I'm 47 and very active. I have not been able to through a ball for about 20 years. I had an MRI done about 7 years ago and it was negative. I exercise and lift regularly but do no overhead lifting. Ov… read more
Dr. Frank
Dr. Frank
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Doctoral Degree
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My right shoulder appears to be lower than my left shoulder,
My right shoulder appears to be lower than my left shoulder, at least at some times. I have pain or ache in my shoulder area on movement and after exercise. Any ideas about the cause?… read more
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Dr. Frank
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