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I have sharp and dull pain in my shoulder when I lift it above my head or certain motions are made. I have had an MRI and the first DR said it was a concealed rotator cuff tear. The DR changed practices before the next appointment and the new doc sent me to physical therapy for months and said it was "impingement syndrome". PT did nothing and now the new doc says he wants to do surgery for impingement syndrome (shave a bone spur, possibly cut the bicep tendon or reattach it with a pin.) It feels like a tear to me (i've had my other shoulder repaired) and I've read some sketchy information on doctors pushing "impingement syndrome" repair that doesn't do anything. How do I find out the truth of what is wrong with my shoulder and what will fix it? Thanks.
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Orthopedist: DocPhilMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago
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Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

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Orthopedist: DocPhilMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

Do you still need help?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I do.
Orthopedist: DocPhilMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

Do you have a copy of your MRI?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No but I could request one
Orthopedist: DocPhilMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

I want to see what your MRI showed

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok, I will try to get a copy and contact you again.
Orthopedist: DocPhilMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

would you mind accepting additional services to keep it open?

I will discount it for you

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Orthopedist: DocPhilMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago
Thanks for this questionI strive for 5 star service with all customersIf you have more questions, just reply. :)
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