Why does my shoulder hurt? A review of the neuroanatomical and biochemical basis of shoulder pain.

@article{Dean2013WhyDM,
  title={Why does my shoulder hurt? A review of the neuroanatomical and biochemical basis of shoulder pain.},
  author={Benjamin John Floyd Dean and Stephen Edward Gwilym and Andrew Carr},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 17},
  pages={1095-104}
}
If a patient asks 'why does my shoulder hurt?' the conversation will quickly turn to scientific theory and sometimes unsubstantiated conjecture. Frequently, the clinician becomes aware of the limits of the scientific basis of their explanation, demonstrating the incompleteness of our understanding of the nature of shoulder pain. This review takes a systematic approach to help answer fundamental questions relating to shoulder pain, with a view to providing insights into future research and novel… CONTINUE READING
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