Shoulder Injury

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What is Shoulder Injury?

Most problems in the shoulder involve muscles, ligaments, and tendons, rather than the bones and are frequently caused by activities that involve excessive, repetitive, overhead motion, such as swimming, tennis, pitching, and weightlifting. Trauma from accidents may also cause shoulder injuries.

Common symptoms reported by people with Shoulder Injury

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Shoulder Injury

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (3) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Insomnia (3) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (3) Shoulder Injury (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Shoulder Injury (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Shoulder Injury (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Insomnia (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)

Data from patients with Shoulder Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Shoulder Injury

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Shoulder Injury (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Sleepiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (3) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Oversleeping (too much sleep)
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Insomnia (3) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Shoulder Injury (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Pain (3) Shoulder Injury (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Shoulder Injury (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Problems concentrating 2 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Feeling hot
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Breathing difficulty Depressed mood 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)

Data from patients with Shoulder Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Shoulder Injury on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 13
30s 16
40s 31
50s 33
60s 8
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

60% Females
40% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 17
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 72
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from Shoulder Injury patients who have completed their condition history
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