Strain or Sprain of the Shoulder Muscles or Ligaments
Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
- Aches in the shoulder
- Stiffness of the shoulder muscles
- Symptoms spread to arm, shoulder, or upper back
The terms strain and sprain refer to an injury to the ligaments or muscles in the shoulder. This condition may arise from a sudden movement or an injury. The severity of sprains and strains can vary greatly. Symptoms may also include shooting pain that spreads into the arm or hand, most likely signifying the presence of a pinched nerve.