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Shoulder cramps or spasms

Shoulder cramps or spasms is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with shoulder cramps or spasms often receive physical therapy exercises, other physical therapy and rehabilitation, occupational therapy assessment, ultrasonography, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen, removal of ectopic pregnancy and tracheostomy; temporary and permanent .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with shoulder cramps or spasms include pregabalin (lyrica), hydrocortisone topical, naproxen, codeine, botulinum toxin type a (botox), midrin, rizatriptan (maxalt), orphenadrine (flexon), acetaminophen / butalbital / caffeine, propranolol, triamcinolone topical product, fenofibrate (tricor) and estrogens, conjugated (usp) (premarin) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for shoulder cramps or spasms include race/ethnicity = other, age 30-44 years and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years and age 5-14 years almost never get shoulder cramps or spasms.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
2.3x
45-59 years
1.6x
60-74 years
0.6x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.8x
Female
1.2x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.4x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.2x
Other
1.6x
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