The muscles in my shoulder are tense to a point

Patient

Q: The muscles in my shoulder are tense to a point where I'm in extreme pain and I have not been able to move my arm. I've been taking motrin every 4 hours and have used a heating pad with minimal help. Is there anything else I can try to relax the muscles in my shoulder to get some relief?

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