Your shoulder is one of the most complicated joints in your body and is called on to do a variety of tasks.
Within the shoulder, there are the bones — scapula, clavicle and humerus — joined together by ligaments and nearly 20 muscles.
The rotator cuff comprises the muscles and their tendons that stabilize the shoulder.
Sports injuries are one of the leading causes of shoulder pain. Other causes are:
- Tight or weakened muscles
- Inflamed nerves
- Wear and tear
- Muscle imbalance