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Can a pectoral strain and/or costochondritis lead to a shoulder impingement on the same injured side? what does a shoulder impingement feel like?

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Dr. David Bailie
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Separate issues: They are not related. Impingement essentially is a rotator cuff problem and can occur from a variety of reasons. Best to get checked.

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Last updated Aug 23, 2013

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