Current medical status: 2-3 years ago i injured my chest playing basketball... i had a burning sensation all around my collar bone and on my pec...i also had muscle spasms and i could not rotate my arm. I went to the doctor and doctor got x-rays on my collarbone and found nothing so he diagnosed it as a torn pec. So he said i would most likely not need surgery and it would heal on its own. Now i still have the pain in my chest and around my collar bone and my collar bone looks swollen.
Current medical treatment: no therapy i took pain meds for a while
Surgical intervention doesnât seem rational to me in the case of a âtorn pectoral muscleâ. Before ordering an MRI or performing surgical intervention doctors need to suspect a disease that can be confirmed with an MRI and treated surgically. Anyway, if you insist and have enough money you can do an MRI. But you canât insist on surgery if it is not approved by a medical expert.
You could consult an orthopedist about your problem.
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