Pain in the back of the shoulder

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle:

Chronic pain due to myofascial syndrome of the levator scapula muscle. Torticollis

Myofascial supraspinatus muscle syndrome

  • Teres major muscle
  • Teres minor muscle
  • Subscapular muscle
  • Posterior and superior serratus muscle
  • Latissimus dorsi muscle

Latissimus dorsi muscle myofascial syndrome

  • Trapezius muscle
  • Triceps brachii muscle
  • Iliocostal thoracic muscle
Post operative chronic pain