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Pain in left arm

My mother has left arm since many days. She does not have any heart problems or symptoms. We have also showed to orthopaedic but he suggested vitamin D and calcium and Physiotherapy. DOing this pain reduces but if physio not done for 2 days again the pain increases prominent at night mostly. Need help to understand what to do.
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Dr. Tanushree Vedi
Physiotherapist 5 yrs exp Delhi
Hi one needs to rule out whether the pain is of cervical (neck) origin or of shoulder origin. She will have to undergo some special manual test with a good physio and come to a proper diagnosis. Also remember when ever healing takes place it's never a linear graph, it always has ups and downs ( sometimes the pain increases and sometimes the pain reduces). But in totality the patient get better only if the diagnosis is correct. Follow the advises given by your doctor seriously and go for your treatment sessions regularly!
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Dr. Vinil Shinde
Orthopedic Surgeon 9 yrs exp Pune
Is the pain in the entire arm? Is it associated with tingling or numbness in the arm? Does she have associated neck pain. If yes get an xray done. And may be later mri.
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