Shoulder tightness can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'troubling' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose shoulder tightness, we could:
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Do you feel tightness across the shoulders?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Yes, occasional minor tightness
→ Yes, often minor tightness / sometimes major
→ Yes, frequent major tightness
Poor musculoskeletal health can lead to problems in the muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and joints, and in the associated tissue that allows free movement.