The shoulder is a ball and socket joint with a large range of movement. Such a mobile joint tends to be more susceptible to injury. Shoulder pain can stem from any number of things: dislocation, a pinched nerve, overexertion, tendonitis from overuse, joint instability. X-rays and MRIs are typically needed to help your doctor get a better idea of just what is causing the shoulder pain.
With most cases, shoulder pain will go away by itself in time. Anti-inflammatory medications can help relieve the pain, as well as exercise and stretching. For cases in which nerve roots or the spinal cord are involved, surgical procedures may be necessary.
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