Collarbone pain is usually caused by an injury, such as a fracture or joint separation.However, your collarbone (clavicle) can also hurt because of health conditions like arthritis or even certain sleeping positions.
New research suggests one way to handle pain for minimally invasive knee or shoulder surgery could be as simple as combining three common medications: the anti-inflammatory naproxen (Aleve); pain reliever acetaminophen (Tylenol); and pantoprazole (Protonix), a proton-pump inhibitor used for gastrointestinal issues.
Pain between the shoulders is common: As many as one in 10 men and one in five women experience upper back pain, according to a 2015 journal article in Occupational Medicine.
If you're experiencing shoulder pain, there are a few things you can do at home to help ease symptoms. Many exercises can help stretch and strengthen shoulder muscles and surrounding tendons. It's a good idea to check with your doctor or a physical therapist before starting any exercise program to make sure it's right for you.