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why is my shoulder making a popping and grinding sound?

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Dr. Joseph Wilson
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
Popping Shoulder: Painless popping in the Shoulder is not an uncommon thing with active people. If this causes repetitive pain or discomfort go see a Orthopaedic Shoulder Specialist so that X-rays and a proper exam can be performed. Many times therapy, an injection, and NSAIDS can be a simple solution for shoulder pain. Hope this helps. Take care. Joe Wilson.

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