January 4, 2014 at 5:15 am #4881ivann92Participant
For a few months now, I have been able to “pop” my left shoulder when I horizontally abduct my arm with a fully flexed elbow. It doesn’t hurt when it pops out, but I can feel and see it popping. I also recently began doing light weight lifting and I feel some pain and tightness in the posterior shoulder when I shoulder press. I don’t have any previous trauma to that shoulder. What are some things that I can do to determine what the problem is. Maybe the problem is a tight tricep since the popping only occurs when the elbow is maximally flexed (i.e. stretched triceps). Thanks for the help!
IvanJuly 31, 2014 at 5:58 am #25839claudiawangsgParticipant
I think consult with your doctor and start physiotherapy treatment.September 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm #26030March 16, 2015 at 9:08 am #28859LIfeForceParticipant
I would start rotator cuff strengthening and consult an orthopedist, sounds like significant instability. When you horizontally abduct your arm it stressed the anterior capsule and labrum which are obviously unstable.June 28, 2017 at 1:45 pm #36213ericpetersonParticipant
At Texas Health Spine & Orthopedic Center we provide treatment for shoulder related problems or any orthopedic related problem in Plano, TX.
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