Shoulder injuries are quite common in athletes.  Sprain and strain due to a collision injury or excessive repetitive movement can cause severe pain, keeping athletes of all levels from competing in the sports they love.  

If you find that your shoulder does not have free range of motion, is weak, painful, stiff or if you experience a sensation where it feels as if your joint might pop out of its socket, there is possibly something serious that needs further evaluation by a physician.

Common effective treatment options for shoulder pain: