I have torn cartilage in my left shoulder. It aches when I turn the steering wheel on the car or open the refrigerator—and wakes me up when I’m asleep. If this is what 50 feels like, I’m not sure I’ll survive 60. And 70 is looking like a horror story. (Note to self: be more tolerant of my parents’ growing feebility.)
I have no idea what initiated the pain, which started to hurt maybe two months ago. Perhaps I slept on it funny?
Initially I treated my shoulder the way I treat every new ache my middle-aged body tosses … Read more