What Causes Pain In The Shoulder Blade Area?

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Shoulder pain involves any pain in or around the shoulder joint.
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Pain - shoulder


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The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body. The rotator cuff in the shoulder is made up of four tendons. These tendons give the shoulder a wide range of motion.

Any swelling, inflammation, tearing, or bony changes around these tendons causes pain when a person tries to move the arm above the head, behind the back, or straight out in...

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