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Shoulder Pain: Signs and Symptoms

Shoulder sprain

A sprain is a pair of the shoulder ligaments, the tough bands of fibrous tissues that connects bones to bones.

Signs and symptoms

Most common shoulder sprain is a Grade 1, Acromioclavicular joint (AC) joint sprain.

  • Slight tenderness at the outside tip of your collarbone
  • Mild pain when you move arm or shrug shoulder joint

More severe AC joint sprain signs and symptoms:

  • Swelling at AC joint will distort the normal contour of this joint
  • AC joint will be very tender to touch
  • Significant pain to move arm or shrug shoulder joint