Other shoulder pain

Acromioclavicular joint pain

  • Pain management
  • Your GP will give you an injection to settle the pain if severe
  • Physiotherapy
  • Surgery to remove the end of the collar bone may be considered if the pain is severe and does not improve with other management techniques

Referred shoulder pain

  • Correct your posture - Try sitting with a rolled up towel in your lower back and tuck your chin in.
  • Pain relief as advised by your pharmacist or GP
  • Exercises and stretches to keep the joints healthy and prevent nerves getting trapped or irritated
  • Physiotherapy