NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Identifying Shoulder Pain
I am unable to lift my right arm up and down or to rotate freely as my left arm does it. It is very painful to lift my right arm up and down move to front or back or to rotate.While doing so my right shoulder at the joint is paining. What to do? Is there any exercise to rectify it?
You likely have a shoulder problem (rotator cuff tear). You may benefit from an evaluation by a shoulder specialist (orthopedics) and possibly an MRI of the right shoulder.
Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University