Re: Do my symptoms sound familiar to anyone?
Hi tara....I don't know if I can shed any light on this for you but can tell you my experience. I suffered a neck injury and left shoulder injury more than a year ago. Neck has 3 bulges along with a large bone spur indenting the cord. Possible pinched nerve at the C7 and stenosis. Had PT for 2-3 months and it was doing great. Had shoulder surgery 10 weeks ago today and have been suffering ever since. Had 10 bone spurs, the tip of the acromium bone removed and a 2 inch rotator cuff repair. Was doing great UNTIL I started PT on my shoulder. They yanked, pulled, pushed and compressed my shoulder and chest so hard I am now in constant pain 24/7. Surgeon after 4 weeks told me my shoulder was moving smoothly and he was pleased. Saw the Spine Specialist as my neck was acting up do to PT on the shoulder and ordered an MRI of the Brachial Plexus as he feels I have a problem in that area. Also saw the shoulder surgeon the next day who told me I now have frozen shoulder. I experience the same pain you speak of when moving my arm in certain directions. Putting it behind my back or out to the side are the worst positions for me. Sorry I couldn't be of more help. I'm waiting for the MRI to be done to see if all is OK in the Brachial Plexus. Good lluck.
Last edited by ICC; 07-06-2007 at 04:27 AM.