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Sprained Shoulder Evaluation
- Shoulder pain:
- Worse with movement of the shoulder
- Shoulder swelling
- Shoulder tenderness
- Inability to move the shoulder
Tests are not necessary to make the diagnosis of a shoulder sprain.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a shoulder sprain include:
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PubMed Sprained Shoulder References
- Altchek DW, Levinson M. Shoulder injury in the throwing athlete. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2000 Nov ;11(4):745-54. 
- Moynes DR. Prevention of injury to the shoulder through exercises and therapy. Clin Sports Med. 1983 Jul;2(2):413-22. 
- Wollman S. Patient education series. Sprains and strains. Nursing. 2003 Sep;33(9):47.