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Winona, MN
A 44-year-old female asked:

I have severe neck and shoulder pain with inability to lift left arm above head. any ideas out there?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
This can be evaluated best with an examination. Maybe, rotator cuff injury, adhesive capsulitis of shoulder, thoracic outlet syndrome, to advance a few thoughts. Start with an orthopedic surgeon, as it appears most likely the pain generator is in the shoulder girdle.
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