Hey HALO -
I found the definition of Hill-Sachs Lesion:
Hill-Sachs Lesion A radiographic sign of a recurrent dislocation of the shoulder
Although the answer was hesitant, looks like it was the correct one. From the pain you are describing as well as the circumstances surrounding your shoulder, it sounds to me like you have the beginnings of Osteo Arthritis (OA) in your shoulder. OA has at times been diagnosed as the "wear and tear" arthritis... Basically you over work a joint and it gets angry and fights back.
Are you taking anything for the pain? I don't know if you can take it or not, but Aleve may provide some relief for you. Also if you take MSM, Glucosamine and Flax Seed Oils, they are supposed to help. I have heard both positive and negative stories about those supplements.
I would talk to your doctor about the pain/swelling/and weather intolerance you have in your shoulder and see what they say. Good luck, and let us know what happens!
Take Care - Duck
Well, my Dad still lives there, and I still have friends there. But, unfortunately my business is on hold right now due to my uncontrolled seizures. So the fundage to get there is a problem. lol But, Maybe I can catch a lift on a 17 or C-5 into Pope and my Dad can pick me up there. It's only about 3 hours from Charlotte where he lives.
Post Edited (Marius123) : 9/30/2006 12:16:20 PM (GMT-6)
Thanks Duck. You've probably worked on some some of the birds I jumped. LOL But a free ride back home would be apprediated. Too bad I couldn't just open the door and jump into my Dad's back yard. LOL
Marius. Thanks for the advice. My knees do the same thing as my shoulder. I have had 7 knee surgeries between the 2 of them. 4 on the right and 3 on the left. ligament and cartaledge damage mainly. I had Bilateral lateral releases in 2002. They had to detach my knee caps, deepen the grooves that they track in, shorten the tendons that attach the knee cap, and reattch and align the knee cap. pretty major reconstructive surgery. When I saw Dewalt power tools sitting on the instrument table in the OR...I asked it those were for me. The Dr. said, "yep". I said "put me to sleep...NOW." LOL I also have sacroiliac joint disfunction with what the Dr. called a "bright spot in the right sacroiliac in a bone scan whatever that means. lol