What can cause worsening upper arm and shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain. Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Hope this helps. Take care, Joe Wilson.

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Please tell me, could a C5 impingement cause shoulder pain and pain in back of upper arm?

Yes. A 5th cervical nerve root "pinching" from a disc herniation(for example) can radiate pain to the deltoid(shoulder) and into the back of the upper arm.See your md for evaluation and definitive diagnosis.Best of luck! Read more...