Common shoulder pain causes and injuries often include athletic activities involving excessive repetitive overhead motion. They can result from frequent weightlifting or everyday movement, such as hanging up curtains and scratching your back.
Keep reading to learn about the most common causes of shoulder pain and some helpful exercises to strengthen your muscles and prevent injury.
Shoulder Pain Causes
Most shoulder injuries involve the muscles, ligaments, and tendons rather than the bones. The following are some of the most common injuries and shoulder pain causes:
Shoulder Tendon Inflammation or Shoulder Tendon Tears
Tendon inflammation and tears are conditions sometimes associated with bursitis, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, and shoulder impingement syndrome.
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