Shoulder Pain

Why do I get shoulder pain and what are the causes?

Our shoulders are made up of several joints and when we move them throughout our daily lives, they are vulnerable to different problems and injuries.1


Who suffers from shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain is quite common – anyone can suffer from it.

What are the common symptoms of shoulder pain?

There are a number of symptoms that can relate to different causes including prolonged pain and stiffness through to tingling, a numb feeling and your shoulders clicking or locking.

Should I be concerned about my shoulder pain?

There are a number of different reasons why you could be suffering from shoulder pain. If it doesn’t improve after two weeks, the pain might be caused by something that needs treatment. Don’t self-diagnose your pain, see a GP who can help you get to the bottom of the problem.

What not to do when you have shoulder pain

It might be uncomfortable but if you can try to continue using your shoulder as much as possible as being inactive can stop it getting better.

What can I do about shoulder pain?

Try to stay as active as possible and keep making gentle shoulder movements. Also when you sit down place a cushion behind your back.

For shoulder pain relief try Solpadeine Plus or Solpadeine Max.

Ask your pharmacist for more advice.


  • Clinically proven to work when regular pain relief is not enough1
  • The soluble tablets get to work 2x faster than Paracetamol tablets*
  • Available in tablets, soluble tablets and capsules

1Only applicable to Solpadeine Plus and Solpadeine Max
*Based on absorption data

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