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Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain is a symptom rather than a condition in itself. Shoulder disorders are the most common causes of shoulder pain.
Causes of shoulder pain
Shoulder pain can be caused by a number of conditions, including frozen shoulder, rotator cuff disorders, shoulder instability and acromioclavicular joint disorders.
Diagnosing shoulder pain
Your GP may be able to diagnose the cause of your shoulder pain by first discussing your symptoms with you and examining your shoulder.
Treating shoulder pain
There are several types of treatment for shoulder pain, depending on the cause of your shoulder pain and your symptoms.
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