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Why does my shoulder hurt? A review of the neuroanatomical and biochemical basis of shoulder pain

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If a patient asks 'why does my shoulder hurt?' the conversation will quickly turn to scientific theory and sometimes unsubstantiated conjecture. Frequently, the clinician becomes aware of the limits of the scientific basis of their explanation, demonstrating the incompleteness of our understanding of the nature of shoulder pain. This review takes a systematic approach to help answer fundamental questions relating to shoulder pain, with a view to providing insights into future research and nov...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
British Journal of Sports Medicine
Volume:
47
Issue:
17
Pages:
1095-1104
Publication date:
2013-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-0480
ISSN:
0306-3674
URN:
uuid:df810d79-0c75-416a-a8aa-2fcab23a3353
Source identifiers:
439692
Local pid:
pubs:439692
Language:
English

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