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A 27-year-old male asked:

Can an unstable shoulder cause muscle soreness/weakness in the arm and shoulder blade?

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Dr. Daniel Solomon
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Definitely: Shoulder instability can cause winging of the shoulder blade and weakness. You may have also stretched the axillary nerve to the deltoid muscle and lateral shoulder as well.
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