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Can Children’s Shoulder Pain Really Originate from the Neck?

Shoulder pain is the ‘new’ common complaint among children, particularly during adolescence. Some causes of shoulder pain in young people include poor posture, inappropriate forms of exercise and carrying heavy schoolbags. However, if the pain is persistent, and felt in the same place, take your child to see a specialist. Since children with shoulder pain may become adults with a potentially permanent condition, it is important to encourage sensible back care in young people.