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Chronic lower back, shoulder and neck pain and reciprocal twins.

Chronic lower back, shoulder, and neck pain and reciprocal twins. What is a reciprocal twin?    A reciprocal twin is when you develop a problem in a hip capsule and it affects the opposite shoulder on the other side due to mechanical and neurological adaptations, the most common being shoulder impingement, rib pain, or a frozen shoulder.   You can also develop these problems on the same side as well where the hip affects the shoulder.   Conversely, a chronic shoulder problem can affect the hips, in the same way, altering the way you walk and resulting in lower back pain. A Read More »