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Why is my neck very stiff if I have been experiencing shoulder pain?

Your neck and shoulders share muscles that control both joints. So it is not uncommon to have pain in your neck if you have shoulder issues. If the pain does not subside in a day or two, see a licensed healthcare provider who will look for any possible underlying causes.

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