How is shoulder pain diagnosed?
Your doctor will take your full medical history, examine your shoulder and then ask you to do some gentle arm movements to test mobility. Imaging tests such as x-ray, ultrasound and MRI are commonly used to diagnose more complex shoulder complaints.
Author: Karen McCloskey
First answered: 13 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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