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A 21-year-old female asked:

when i massage, my shoulder joint clicks every 5 mins, is this something to worry about?

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Dr. Jose Barreto
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Depends: If the clicking is associated with pain, then you should visit your doctor. If there is no pain, then you should be ok, now, this may be a sign of minor instability of your shoulder joint. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Feb 24, 2013

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