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Pain in my left shoulder blade and neck when breathing in?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Pinched nerve

Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck.
If turning your head in the direction of pain causes the pain to shoot to your shoulder and shoulder blade there is a good chance it's coming from your neck.

In brief: Pinched nerve

Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck.
If turning your head in the direction of pain causes the pain to shoot to your shoulder and shoulder blade there is a good chance it's coming from your neck.
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