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Shoulder muscle strain

Shoulder muscle strain: Introduction

Shoulder muscle strain: Damage to the shoulder muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of the damage. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Shoulder muscle strain is available below.

Symptoms of Shoulder muscle strain

Treatments for Shoulder muscle strain

  • Rest, ice, compression, elevation, pain medication if needed, once pain has subsided gradually introduce light stretching movement to provide circulation to the affected muscle tissue
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Alternative Treatments for Shoulder muscle strain

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Causes of Shoulder muscle strain

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Shoulder muscle strain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Shoulder muscle strain

Prognosis for Shoulder muscle strain: Most cases resolve without problems as long as the muscle is rested sufficiently to allow healing. Complications are uncommon.

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