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A 42-year-old member asked:

what could the pain above/around my shoulder blade when sitting be from?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Trigger point: Myofascial inflammation and spasm causing pain and possible radiating pain to other areas. Can be positional in terms initiating or "triggering" the pain and spasm

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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hard bump on shoulder blade has been growing and becoming more painful - should I be concerned?

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