- Q What might be the cause of my daughter's uneven shoulders?
Dr. Vonda Wright, Orthopedic SurgeryIf your daughter's shoulders are uneven in height you should pursue an evaluation for scoliosis. If you mean one of her shoulder blades wings out further than the other or that her muscles are assymetic then see an Orthopaedic surgeon to ensure she does... Full Answer
- Q Does shoulder replacement surgery help both pain and mobility?
Dr. Vonda Wright, Orthopedic SurgeryAll shoulder replacement procedures, resurfacing, hemi-arthroplasty or total shoulder replacement are primarily performed for pain relief. End-stage shoulder arthritis can rob people of comfort, sleep and function. Often, depending on the mobility of the... Full Answer
- Q Could uneven shoulders indicate any issue?
Brian Yee, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationUneven shoulders can be observed in a couple of planes. One of the most common observations is when one shoulder looks higher than the other. This could indicate either a structural, muscular or neural imbalance.Structurally, the patient may have a leg... Full Answer