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A pinched nerve in the shoulder occurs when a nearby structure irritates or presses on a nerve coming from the neck. This can lead to shoulder pain and numbness of the arm and hand.

Doctors may also refer to a pinched nerve in the shoulder arising from the neck as cervical radiculopathy.

An acute injury or changes to the body over time can cause a pinched nerve in the shoulder. This article will identify common symptoms, causes, and treatments for the condition.

Source: MedicalNewsToday

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