The painful shoulder: Part I. Extrinsic disorders

J. D. Zuckerman, S. C. Mirabello, D. Newman, M. Gallagher, F. Cuomo

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Shoulder disorders are most commonly manifested by pain and limited function. Careful history and examination help the physician localize the problem to the shoulder joint, the surrounding tissues or adjacent sites that can cause referred pain to the shoulder. Common extrinsic causes of shoulder pain include postural problems and cervical spine disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-128
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican family physician
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice


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