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    Pain in left arm between elbow and shoulder
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    kathcasc posted:
    For about the last month I have been getting pain in left arm between
    the elbow and shoulder. I cannot put my arm behind my back. Being I
    am left handed it is very annoying. Putting things away in a cabinet Ihave trouble reaching anything high. I do remember cleaning out a room around the time this started and lifting boxes. The Dr cannot see me for another two weeks. Has anybody else experienced this sort of pproblem?
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    _swank_ responded:
    Countless people have had this sort of problem. I've had it in both shoulders. My advice is to go straight to an orthopedic doctor and skip the family doctor. Shoulders are complicated joints so getting answers and treatment will be a process.
     
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    kathcasc replied to _swank_'s response:
    Thanks Swank. I did make the appt with my orthopedist,
    however he can't see me for another two weeks. I will not go
    to any other orthopedic dr because this is the Dr that did my
    knee replacement 8 months ago and I have 100% trust in
    him. The shoulder does hurt but this is nothing compared to
    what I went through with the knee!


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