If you have any of the following
symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.
Does your shoulder look twisted, bent out of shape, or out of its normal position?
Does your collarbone (clavicle) look twisted, bent out of shape, or out of its normal position?
Do you have pain or tenderness in your shoulder?
Has your hand or arm turned pale, white, blue, or cold after a shoulder injury?
Do you have numbness or tingling in or below your shoulder?
Are you unable to move your shoulder normally?
Do you have swelling in or around the shoulder?
Do you have snapping, popping, or grating in your shoulder?
Do you think that a shoulder injury may have been caused by abuse?
Do you think you have inflammation or infection in your shoulder?
Is your shoulder bruised after an injury?