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Injury to the muscles, ligaments and tendons is the most common cause of pain in the shoulder and neck, according to MedicineNet. Pain in the shoulder and neck area can also be attributed to a wide variety of medical con... More »

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Treatment for neck and shoulder pain often include anti-inflammatory medications, pain relievers, muscle relaxers and application of hot and cold packs, according to WebMD. Antidepressants, corticosteroid injections and ... More »

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Common causes of neck and shoulder pain include muscle strains, poor posture, abnormal or unstable joints and trauma. Neck and shoulder pain is diagnosed with X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging and electrodiagnostic stud... More »

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Musculoskeletal pain is usually due to injuries to the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments or nerves, including fractures, sprains and dislocations, according to Cleveland Clinic. These injuries are often caused b... More »

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Common causes for stabbing shoulder pain include fracture, arthritis, and instability or inflammation of the tendons, according to OrthoInfo. The pain associated with these conditions can also be dull or throbbing. More »

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A common cause of pain and tingling that radiates down the arm is a pinched nerve in the neck, states Virginia Spine Institute. Pain in the shoulder blade, hand or fingers often accompanies this type of pain. If the pain... More »

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Common causes of neck and shoulder pain include muscle strains, poor posture, abnormal or unstable joints and trauma. Neck and shoulder pain is diagnosed with X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging and electrodiagnostic stud... More »

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