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A 40-year-old female asked:

my upper left side of my back hurt between my shoulder blade and spine what could this be?

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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Please consider seeing your doctor.

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Last updated May 30, 2016

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