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Common shoulder problems

Your shoulder is a very mobile joint – it moves up and down, forward and back, and in a complete circle. When something goes wrong, it can be very disabling. The pages in this section look at what causes some common shoulder problems, how they are treated, and what you can do to help yourself to heal and prevent further problems.

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Painful shoulders

Exercises for your shoulders

Stiff shoulders

Unstable shoulders & dislocations

Weak shoulders

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