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I pulled a muscle just below my left shoulder blade and it affects my left arm movement but now i am getting really bad headaches when i lie down?
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Dr. Larry Greenbaumanswered
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 39 years experience
Myofascial pain?: Perhaps the muscles in the back of your neck and head have been affected by the painful muscles near your shoulder blade, and this is causing or contributing to your headache. If you have been using a lot of pain medication, "rebound headaches" are another possibility.
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