The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. As such, it can be injured through work, everyday activity, overuse or specific conditions.
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Individuals should go to the emergency room if the shoulder is bleeding, swollen, they can see exposed tissue, the joint is visible deformed, and/or they cannot move the joint. If an individual experience shoulder pain along with trouble breathing, chest pain or tightness, dizziness, sweating, and/or pain in the jaw or neck - call 911 as these are a sign of a possible heart attack.
Source: Healthline, Harvard Medical School
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