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Referred pain by Brad W. Medical Student Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:46pm Updated July 2009 If you woke up with a pain in your shoulder , you'd probably think something was wrong with your shoulder, right? Maybe you slept on it the wrong way, maybe you're a weekend warrior who threw the football a few too many times. In most cases, your hunch is probably right. Pain in the shoulder usually indicates an injury or ... Read on »
On the DL by Sally C. Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 12:00am I am injured. I have been ignoring the pain and discomfort for a few weeks and, surprise surprise, it is not going away. In fact, it's getting worse every day. Now I have to do something about it. Arrgh. The injury is to my shoulder, or arm, or perhaps even my neck. The pain is in my upper left arm, maybe above the bicep, but it hurts wheneve ... Read on »
Fistula pain by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 5:42am For the last couple of days I have been having some pain in the venous site of my AV Fistula. I changed the location of the cannulation. I am actually at Care Hospital, waiting outside Dr. P. C. Gupta's OP room for my turn. Dr. P. C. Gupta is a vascular surgeon. I suspect that there is an infection at that site. There was a similar pain a coup ... Read on »
Gaining Arm Use In Stroke Recovery by Jackie M. Posted Tue 12 Feb 2013 1:51am How to gain function faster after a stroke  Bill had a massive stroke thirty+ years ago and has not had the use of his right arm for the same amount of time. When he came to me his brain had NO awareness of the arm, shoulder or much of his entire right side. He could not tell the difference between his shoulder, humerus, lower arm, wrist, ... Read on »
ECG: 40 y/o Female with Chest Pain by Adam THOMPSON Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 7:49pm Also Posted over at ECG Experts Submission thanks to Tim Waters, CCEMTP of Lee County Medstar 40 yo female, thin build with no history/meds/allergies. + smoker. Works as painter outside and was painting when developed pain in her upper chest/left arm which is the same she uses to paint. Also adds that she has been moving and lifting numer ... Read on »
40 y/o Female C/C Chest Pain by JASON WINTER Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 7:50pm Submission thanks to Tim Waters, CCEMTP of Lee County Medstar 40 yo female, thin build with no history/meds/allergies. + smoker. Works as painter outside and was painting when developed pain in her upper chest/left arm which is the same she uses to paint. Also adds that she has been moving and lifting numerous heavy objects over the past week ... Read on »
I'm. In. Pain. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 8:57am I have no real idea what happened, but I'm guessing I slept in a bad position a couple of nights ago. I woke up yesterday with a slight pain in my left arm, but it only hurt when I raised it. It wasn't anything too bad so I ignored it most of the morning thinking I was probably just stiff. By yesterday afternoon it was somewhat worse, so I star ... Read on »
Neck Stretches for Pain and Tension Relief by Chris Keith Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 12:00am As you may imagine, the neck and shoulder area is an intricate system of muscles that not only works to move the head, but also aids in the movement of the arms and areas of the torso. Almost everyone has excess tension in these muscles not only from athletics, but primarily from environmental issues – we spend much of our lives sitting at our ... Read on »
restless leg syndrome in my arm by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 1:21am A day of sleep and eating oatmeal. That was my Sunday. Not bad on the oatmeal part, however, as I love thick-cut, old-fashioned oatmeal. I can barely even look at quick oats, which seem so icky and mushy. Thick oatmeal has a bite to it, especially if you avoid overcooking it. Add some flax seeds for a bit of crunch, and even without my u ... Read on »
Nerves Tangle, and Back Pain Becomes a Toothache by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:21pm By Kate Murphy When people have a heart attack, a classic symptom is shooting pain down the left arm. That symptom, it turns out, has something in common with a far more benign kind of pain: the headache one can get from eating ice cream too fast. Both are examples of what doctors call referred pain, or pain in an area of the body oth ... Read on »