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Old shoulder injury not healing

I am 53. My 6 year old daughter rested her head on my shoulder for a long time watching TV. We repeated the same thing a couple of days later. Now I have shoulder pain for the last 6 months or so. It only hurts when I move my shoulder beyond a certain point. Also hurts while sleeping on the affected shoulder side for a long time.
I have tried Arnica, Rhustox, Ruta and Bryonia in 30c. Did not work. Can anyone suggest a remedy?

Thanks.
 
  advantis on 2016-10-16
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
It may not be due to your daughter resting her head.

You have no pain at rest. Pain starts, after moving it beyond a point. Also while sleeping on the affected shoulder side for a long time.

Does the pain radiate to any other area? Is it in a limited area only?

Right or left shoulder?

You have to answer lot of questions. Come back, if you are prepared.

Murthy
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
It is the left shoulder.
The pain is limited to shoulder only.
Yes, no pain at rest. If I move arm in any direction far enough it starts hurting. So, not enough range of motion. Also, certain angle like trying to scratch my back would hurt.

Thanks !
 
advantis 5 years ago
Please answer in detail.


Age:
Sex:
Height:
Weight:

CHIEF COMPLAINT:

1. What is your chief complaint (CC)? Tell as much about it as you can, including what is the worst part of it and why it's the worst: the sensations, the kind of pain, the location, how your energy has been affected (for example, has the complaint made you restless, weak, nervous, anxious, irritable, hypersensitive, effected your thirst and appetite, your body temperature, and so on).

2. When did this problem begin? What happened in
your life around that time? What do you think
caused it?
3. What aggravates the CC and what brings it on?(for example, certain types of food or weather, movement, light, noise, company, talking,
heat/cold, or anything else that you can think
of; please be specific) and what makes the CC better (for example hot or cold, massage, eating, lying still, music, company...)? What does it make you do to try to feel better?
4. At what time of the day or night is the CC the
worst? Specify an hour if you can.
5. What symptoms can you identify that accompany
the CC (whether directly related or not; for example, headache with nausea; or menstrual cramps with diarrhea; a cold with irritability and anger)?

GENERAL QUESTIONS
6. Environment: With regard to the seasons, weather, outdoor temperature, indoor temperature, drafts, air quality, airconditioning, ocean air, mountain air, humidity, the sun/rain/thunderstorms/clouds/fog, etc.: what environmental factors give you comfort and relief, and which ones cause discomfort and distress? Try to give examples.

7. What position is most uncomfortable for you?

8. a)Do you tend to be chilly or warm? Are there parts of your body that are colder or warmer than the rest of you? Is there a special time of day or night when they are colder or warmer? b) Do you perspire a great deal? If so, when? And where on the body? (feet, head, hair, chest, armpits, etc) Does it leave a stain of a particular color? Is there a particular odor?
9. Describe what your tongue looks like.

MENTAL/EMOTIONAL
10. What do you worry about? How do you deal with
worries?
11. How do you keep your house/your desk/your room/your study/your bathroom?
12. How easily do you cry? In what situations?
13. When you are upset, what do you do to help yourself feel better?
14. What makes you angry? What do you do when you're angry?
15. Do you have an emotion that predominates; such as anger, depression, irritability, anxiety, jealousy, joy...or possibly two emotions that tend to alternate predictably?
16. What fears do you have?
17. What have been the most difficult circumstances in your life? How did you cope?
18. What are the greatest joys you have had in
your life?
19. What was your childhood like?
20. What bothers you most in other people? How,
if at all, do you express it?
21. What causes the most problems in your relationships?
22. Do you have any recurring dreams? What are they about?
23. What would you need to feel happy?
24. What do you do for work? Ideally, what would
you like to do?
25. If you were made President for a day, what would you change?
26. When people have criticized you, what were they complaining about? Similarly, when people have praised you, what did you receive praise for?
27. What would you like to change most about
yourself?

FOOD
28. How do you feel before, during and after
meals? How do you feel if you go without a
meal?
29. What would you most like to eat (if you did
not have to consider calories, fat, anything
you've read about the right way to eat)?
30. What foods do you dislike and refuse to eat?
What foods do you react badly to, and in what
way?
31. How much do you drink in a day? Include
sodas, juice, coffee, tea, milk, and
alcoholic beverages as well as water. How
thirsty do you tend to get? What temperature would you like your drinks to be?

SLEEP
32. How is your sleep?
33. Do you do anything during sleep? (speak,
laugh, shriek, toss about, grind your teeth, drool, snore, walk, talk, etc.)
34. Do you have trouble falling asleep? What keeps you awake? Do you wake always at a certain time? What causes you to wake up? What position do you sleep in?

WOMEN
35. Number of pregnancies, number of children,
number of miscarriages, number of abortions
36. At what age did your menses begin? If you
have gone through menopause, at what age?
37. How frequently do they (or did they) come?
38. What about their duration, abundance, colour,
time of day when flow is greatest; any odour
or clots?
39. How do you (did you) feel before, during and
after menses?

HEALTH HISTORY
40. What medications are you taking at present?
41. How frequently do you get colds and flus?
42. Have you had any childhood illnesses twice,
or in a very severe form, or after puberty?
43. Have you had any vaccinations since the
standard childhood ones? Have you ever had an
adverse or unusual reaction to a vaccination?
44. Have you had any surgery? What and when?
45. Have you had at any time (mention year):
warts, cysts, Polyps, or tumors? Where were they located? How were they treated?

46. Do you tend to have any discharges (nasal,
vaginal, etc.)? What is the color, consistency?

SENSITIVITY
47. a) Do you tend to need a smaller dose of
medications than most other people?
b) Do you need less anaesthesia than others,
or have a hard time coming out of it?
c) Do you tend to react to vitamins and herbs
and/or need hypoallergenic vitamins?
d) Are you sensitive to paint fumes, exhuast,
dry cleaning fluid, fragrances etc.?

48. Family history: Mention diseases, causes
and ages of deaths of father, mother,
sisters, brothers and grandparents on both
sides.

49. Construct a time line: Mention from birth
on to the present day, all IMPORTANT events
(emotional and physical traumas,
heartbreaks, divorces, work-related events,
diseases or traumas your mother had while
being pregnant with you, family stress,
death in the family or of friends,
disappointment, etc.) Mention the symptoms
experienced at those moments or which you
can date to those traumas.
50. When you stand in line at the bank or supermarket, how do you feel?
51. When your family member was last sick, what did you do?
52. How is your sexual energy?
53. How do you react to consolation
54. What part of your life do you have the most difficulty coping with.
55. What are your hobbies?

**********

Murthy
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
Please answer in detail.


Age: 53
Sex: Male
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 135 lb

CHIEF COMPLAINT:

1. What is your chief complaint (CC)? Tell as much about it as you can, including what is the worst part of it and why it's the worst: the sensations, the kind of pain, the location, how your energy has been affected (for example, has the complaint made you restless, weak, nervous, anxious, irritable, hypersensitive, effected your thirst and appetite, your body temperature, and so on).
Left shoulder pain when arm extended beyond a limit, or trying to scratch back. Also, shoulder sometimes hurt when sleeping on left side. No pain otherwise. Has been going on for around 6 months.

2. When did this problem begin? What happened in your life around that time? What do you think caused it?
My 6 year old daughter rested her head on my shoulder for a long time watching TV. We repeated the same thing a couple of days later. That's when the pain started.

3. What aggravates the CC and what brings it on?(for example, certain types of food or weather, movement, light, noise, company, talking, heat/cold, or anything else that you can think of; please be specific) and what makes the CC better (for example hot or cold, massage, eating, lying still, music, company...)? What does it make you do to try to feel better?
Trying to move the left arm too far or trying to bend it when scratching back. When sleeping on the left side.

4. At what time of the day or night is the CC the worst? Specify an hour if you can.
No certain time.

5. What symptoms can you identify that accompany the CC (whether directly related or not; for example, headache with nausea; or menstrual cramps with diarrhea; a cold with irritability and anger)?
No other symptoms.

GENERAL QUESTIONS
6. Environment: With regard to the seasons, weather, outdoor temperature, indoor temperature, drafts, air quality, airconditioning, ocean air, mountain air, humidity, the sun/rain/thunderstorms/clouds/fog, etc.: what environmental factors give you comfort and relief, and which ones cause discomfort and distress? Try to give examples.
None.

7. What position is most uncomfortable for you?
Any position.

8. a)Do you tend to be chilly or warm? Are there parts of your body that are colder or warmer than the rest of you? Is there a special time of day or night when they are colder or warmer? b) Do you perspire a great deal? If so, when? And where on the body? (feet, head, hair, chest, armpits, etc) Does it leave a stain of a particular color? Is there a particular odor?
Chilly. Sensitive to cold and cold air. Do not like cold at all. No particular time. Although feel colder after drinking water.

9. Describe what your tongue looks like.
Mostly very clean.

MENTAL/EMOTIONAL
10. What do you worry about? How do you deal with worries?
Health issues and diseases for self and family.

11. How do you keep your house/your desk/your room/your study/your bathroom?
Excptionally clean and organized. Feel uncomfortable if things are not in the right palce.

12. How easily do you cry? In what situations?
Never.

13. When you are upset, what do you do to help yourself feel better?
Try to think possitive. Take a walk. Pray. Play with daughter.

14. What makes you angry? What do you do when you're angry?
When wife doesn't keep things clean. Daughter won't listen.

15. Do you have an emotion that predominates; such as anger, depression, irritability, anxiety, jealousy, joy...or possibly two emotions that tend to alternate predictably?
Irritability, worry.

16. What fears do you have?
Getting serious disease for self / family.

17. What have been the most difficult circumstances in your life? How did you cope?
10 years of mother's sickness. Prayer.

18. What are the greatest joys you have had in your life?
My daughter, born very late.

19. What was your childhood like?
Not good. Lost friends after moving to a different city at 10. Kids made a lot of fun of me.

20. What bothers you most in other people? How, if at all, do you express it?
Arrogance. No expression mostly.

21. What causes the most problems in your relationships?
Place not being organized and clean.

22. Do you have any recurring dreams? What are they about?
None.

23. What would you need to feel happy?
Stay healthy. Perform good at work. Things getting done. Everything organized.

24. What do you do for work? Ideally, what would you like to do?
Not much time. Watch TV. Would like to go places.

25. If you were made President for a day, what would you change?
Resign right away and go back home.

26. When people have criticized you, what were they complaining about? Similarly, when people have praised you, what did you receive praise for?
Being too formal, shy etc.
Being honest, caring, hard working, intelligent.

27. What would you like to change most about yourself?
Feel more relaxed and confident.

FOOD
28. How do you feel before, during and after meals? How do you feel if you go without a meal?
Eat in hurry as need to get things done. Bloated. Without meal is OK, no issues.

29. What would you most like to eat (if you did not have to consider calories, fat, anything you've read about the right way to eat)?
Cheesecake, cookies, ice-cream, candies, sweets, black tea.

30. What foods do you dislike and refuse to eat?
Too spicy food.

What foods do you react badly to, and in what way?
Heartburn with spicy or fatty food.

31. How much do you drink in a day? Include sodas, juice, coffee, tea, milk, and alcoholic beverages as well as water. How thirsty do you tend to get? What temperature would you like your drinks to be?
3 cups of tea. Around 3-4 glasses of water. Do not like cold drinks. Have NO thirst. Do not know what it means to be thirsty. Drink water because we need water.

SLEEP
32. How is your sleep?
Not very good. Wake up few times during night. Sleep around 5-6 hours.

33. Do you do anything during sleep? (speak, laugh, shriek, toss about, grind your teeth, drool, snore, walk, talk, etc.)
No.

34. Do you have trouble falling asleep? What keeps you awake? Do you wake always at a certain time? What causes you to wake up? What position do you sleep in?
Not much trouble falling asleep except wake up a few times. Right side.

WOMEN
35. Number of pregnancies, number of children,
number of miscarriages, number of abortions
36. At what age did your menses begin? If you
have gone through menopause, at what age?
37. How frequently do they (or did they) come?
38. What about their duration, abundance, colour,
time of day when flow is greatest; any odour
or clots?
39. How do you (did you) feel before, during and
after menses?

HEALTH HISTORY
40. What medications are you taking at present?
Anti allergic.

41. How frequently do you get colds and flus?
Normal.

42. Have you had any childhood illnesses twice, or in a very severe form, or after puberty?
None.

43. Have you had any vaccinations since the standard childhood ones? Have you ever had an adverse or unusual reaction to a vaccination?
None.

44. Have you had any surgery? What and when?
Tonsils at age 9.

45. Have you had at any time (mention year): warts, cysts, Polyps, or tumors? Where were they located? How were they treated?
Never.

46. Do you tend to have any discharges (nasal, vaginal, etc.)? What is the color, consistency?
Watery during fall season in Chicago.

SENSITIVITY
47. a) Do you tend to need a smaller dose of medications than most other people?
Yes.

b) Do you need less anaesthesia than others, or have a hard time coming out of it?
Do not know.

c) Do you tend to react to vitamins and herbs and/or need hypoallergenic vitamins?
No.

d) Are you sensitive to paint fumes, exhuast, dry cleaning fluid, fragrances etc.?
Perfumes give me headaches.

48. Family history: Mention diseases, causes and ages of deaths of father, mother, sisters, brothers and grandparents on both sides.
Father 88. Arthritis, lower back pain.
Mother passed away this year at 84. Strokes, BP.
Maternal grandfather: Diabetes.
Paternal grandmother: Diabetes.

49. Construct a time line: Mention from birth on to the present day, all IMPORTANT events (emotional and physical traumas, heartbreaks, divorces, work-related events, diseases or traumas your mother had while being pregnant with you, family stress, death in the family or of friends, disappointment, etc.) Mention the symptoms experienced at those moments or which you can date to those traumas.
Moved to a different city at age 10. Could not adjust and make firends with new kids.
Married at age 45.
Daughter born at age 47.
Mom sick and gradully handicapped starting 2006; passed away 2016.

50. When you stand in line at the bank or supermarket, how do you feel?
Normal.

51. When your family member was last sick, what did you do?
Daughter with cold, cough. Contacted doctor.

52. How is your sexual energy?
Normal. But there's ZERO enjoyment. Just do it and that's it.

53. How do you react to consolation
Normal.

54. What part of your life do you have the most difficulty coping with.
35 - 45 - getting older without a family life.

55. What are your hobbies?
Technology, computers, photography.
 
advantis 5 years ago
I am travelling. Will respond ASAP.
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
I am back in India. Will study your case and come back at the earliest.

Murthy
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
What anti allergic medicines you are taking? What are those allergies?

Murthy
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
Zyrtec for nasal allergies. The allergy happens yearly during September to October.
 
advantis 5 years ago
Take sulphur 200c...4pills..in the morning..for 3 days.

Observe for another 4 days without any medicine.

Report after a week.

Murthy
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
Thank you. The 200 potencies in the US are not available at all stores. I will give this a try and report.
 
advantis 5 years ago
You can order from 3 USA suppliers
Using this site Remedy Shop.
 
simone717 5 years ago
Thanks for the information.
 
advantis 5 years ago
OK. Took Sulphur 200C on 6, 7 & 8 as suggested. No change in shoulder pain. However, for the last 4 days or so I have had sinus congestion with a lot of yellowish/greenish mucous. I have had this before and the weather is getting colder here. I did not take any medicine for this.

Do you believe Arnica 200 might help for shoulder? I had tried 30 but that did not helped. Also had tried Rhustox and Ruta 30.
 
advantis 5 years ago
Arnica is not indicated now.

Take Kali bich 200c..4 pills..once daily..for three days only and report back.

Also procure Phytolacca 200 c..pills for later use.
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
Ok. I did not have kali bi ch in 200. I tried the 30 potency. My cold symptoms are gone for a few days now. Today I found the Phytolacca 200 as well. How should I use it?
Thanks!
 
advantis 5 years ago
Take 4 pills twice a day for three days. No more medicine for another four days. Report after a week.
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago
Okay. So, followed the directions with Phytolacca. Unfortunately, no change.
Any other ideas?
Thanks!
 
advantis 5 years ago
This is going to be my last prescription. If this too didn't work, please look for help from someone else.

Try causticum 200c.. 4 pills..daily one dose for three days only.
 
gavinimurthy 5 years ago

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