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2022 Sep 19

J Clin Med



The Unhappy Shoulder: A Conceptual Review of the Psychosomatics of Shoulder Pain.


Vogel M, Binneböse M, Wallis H, Lohmann CH, Junne F, Berth A, Riediger C
J Clin Med. 2022 Sep 19; 11(18).
PMID: 36143137.


Chronic pain is a multifaceted disorder genuinely entangled with psychic and psychosomatic symptoms, which are typically involved in the processes of chronification. The impingement syndrome of the shoulder is no exception to this rule, but several studies have shown respective peculiarities among those with pain and impingement of the shoulder. Notably, chronic pain is a lateralized experience, and, similarly, its psychosomatic correlates may be attached to the hemispheres functionally.