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LH Sholuder Not Lifting

After accident happend my wife's left hand is not lifting properly. I get done X-Ray for the same but nothing in bones. Please Suggest.
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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Hot Fomentation. Gentle Shoulder Stretching. Core Strengthening Exercises. Gentle Neck Exercises. Avoid sleeping on affected side.. Warm up and cool down is a must. Hot fomentation.
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Dr. Vandana Chauhan (PT)
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As this is a case of an accident and x-ray suggests it to be normal,there are chances of having any muscular injury(e.g. Supraspinatus muscle,Deltoid muscle),ligamentous injury or a soft tissue injury.But all of these are best visible in MRI only. But such cases can be assessed very well by manual testing of the body part involved by a well competent Orthopedic Physiotherapist.
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My suggestion is to go to a physiotherapist(Specialised in Ortho) to get a conservative treatment and it is free from side effects.
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1.Dont lie on bed with left side turn(i.e.on painful side)
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Dr. Priyanka Bhati
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Dear friend Sometimes X ray are not sufficient to tell everything. Your wife needs to be examined first. So please visit orthopaedic doctor first.
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Pankaj Agrawal
15 yrs. of exp | Ahmedabad | Orthopedist
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Seems your muscles
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Dr. Deepak Tamrakar (PT)
8 yrs. of exp | Raipur | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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There is clinical examination needed solve this issue. Physiotherapy will shaure gives you improvement
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Dr. Prakash Katariya
7 yrs. of exp | Raipur | Physiotherapist
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Hand Shoulder or whole limb Clearly tell first.
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Dr. Suchita K Taparia
6 yrs. of exp | Noida | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Hello...plz avoid lifting heavy objects..apply hot water and consulte near physiotherapist...thanks
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Dr. K. Sivaramakrishnan
8 yrs. of exp | Chennai | Physiotherapist
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You can go for physiotherapy treatment that will help, there you can do some stretches and exercises for shoulder without pain and it will become normal. This is not a big issue.
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DR. PRADEEP KUMAR SAHU
2 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Orthopedic Physiotherapist
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it need to b examined thorougly. whether its from nerve/soft tissues or something else. accordingly treatment can be planned. consult a specialist ortho physio. cn contact me also.
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Dr. G P Dureja
35 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Spine and Pain Specialist
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Please visit a orthopaedist he will examine and suggest further management, such problems should not be neglected and management cannot be started on phone. It is beyond the scope of text consultation. Take care.
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Rupalini Sastry (P.T.)
11 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Geriatric Physiotherapist
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Maybe a soft tissue injury. Please provide more info or visit your physio.
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