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Can Lung Cancer Cause Shoulder Pain? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Can Lung Cancer Cause Shoulder Pain? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Shoulder pain can range from mildly annoying to downright debilitating, and there’s a wide variety of different issues, injuries, or illnesses that can cause it. While it’s relatively uncommon, some kinds of shoulder pain may actually be caused by lung cancer. While it’s rare, it’s important to understand the warning signs right away so you can effectively manage your health!…

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Raleigh Shoulder Specialist: Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Raleigh Shoulder Specialist: Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is pretty common. After all, our shoulders do a whole lot for us—and they’re a little more complicated than you might think. Your shoulder is much more than just one muscle in your body, it’s a collection of muscles and tendons all working together to serve a purpose. That purpose? Moving and rotating your arm. So, if you’re…

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Happy & Healthy Shoulders: 4 Exercises for Shoulder Pain

Happy & Healthy Shoulders: 4 Exercises for Shoulder Pain

There’s no way around it: our shoulders do a lot for us. Any time you have to reach the top shelf, comb your hair, scratch a funny spot on your back, or swing a baseball bat, you should thank your shoulders for helping you get there. If you’re suffering from any kind of discomfort, there are a number of easy…

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Tips for Waking Up Well-Rested and with Happy Shoulders

Tips for Waking Up Well-Rested and with Happy Shoulders

Suffer from shoulder pain at night? You might find that your pain worsens at night when you try to sleep—especially if you’re recovering from a shoulder injury. There are a number of reasons why your shoulders might hurt more at night. One common explanation is that during the day, our shoulders are being actively used in a vertical position. This…

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Protect Your Labrum: How to Identify a SLAP Tear

Protect Your Labrum: How to Identify a SLAP Tear

Your labrum is an important part of how your arm and shoulder move. If you’re not an orthopedic expert, you might not know exactly where your labrum is—or what it does. Simply put, your labrum is a piece of cartilage that forms a “cup” for the humerus to rotate within. The labrum deepens your shoulder’s socket and protects it from…

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