A 35-year-old member asked:
Could shoulder atrophy cause neck muscle weakness?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 24 years experience
very unusual: They are likely related to a similar cause. The potential list of causes can range from; poor postural mechanics, nerve root dysfunction from the neck region, muscular dystrophy and even some types of arthritis. It really warrants an evaluation from a specialist if you have not seen one yet.
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Last updated Sep 10, 2019
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