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Has anyone ever suffered from shoulder bursitis?
I am not kidding, I am miserable. I went to the doctor about 10 days ago after suffering from severe shoulder pain for a week. She gave me Diclofenac, a strong non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. She said it works quite well on bursitis, but if it's not better in a week or two to come back. Well, it's not better and it's been nine days.
Of course I will go back if it keeps hurting. But, I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this and how long it took to get better. I can't stand it anymore, I can't even pick up a cup of coffee without screaming!
If the Diclofenac didn't reduce your pain or symptoms, you definitely do not have inflammation and bursitis means inflammation of the bursa, which is a fluid filled sac that cushions and protects part of your joint. Often "bursitis" is the term used for pain in a joint when the problem is really a muscle pain and spasm.
Did your physician touch your shoulder and test it and reproduce your symptoms? Did you have an x-ray or MRI for the diagnosis?
I would strongly suggest an evaluation with a physical therapist, preferably a therapist that specializes in manual physical therapy and soft tissue manipulation/massage. You probably do not need a referral, but should contact the PT office of your choice and ask them what they need. You can probably be seen very soon.
She did touch it, mostly did strength and ROM tests. She told me if I end up having to come back, they'd do more exploratory tests. So, no... she didn't give me an x-ray or MRI. She's just my regular primary care physician... I am pretty sure our insurance requires a PT referral, frankly I'm dying to go see one. I noticed you ARE one, too bad I don't live in NC, huh?
After rest it will get a little bit better, but the minute I use it in any way, shape or form it become a-n-g-r-y. Anyway, thanks for your reply... Have a good weekend.
I agree with Dr. Aaron LeBauer with his opinion. And, I think you shouldn't get annoyed this way.
You have mentioned that you haven't improved yet. And, you also mentioned that you have pain during picking up a cup of coffee. You may have neuropathy or something like that. Is your pain persistent? Do you suffer from numbness?
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