Every year people are encouraged to get their annual flu shot.  While the majority of people who get the flu shot will not experience an adverse reaction, there are some people who will. What happens when the contents of a vaccine trigger a negative response in the body?

Although rare, research suppo...

Flu shot season is here – if you recently received a flu shot and have shoulder pain, you may be wondering how long will the pain last?

Shoulder pain and soreness at the injection site immediately following a flu shot is very common and should subside within a few days. But what happens if it doesn’t...

Shoulder pain is typically associated with trauma, such as from a fall, car accident, sports related injury, overuse or sleeping wrong.  However, did you know that prolonged shoulder pain and dysfunction can also be caused by the improper administration of a vaccine?

The improper placement...

The season for back-to-school vaccines is upon us, and flu shot season is right around the corner. Shoulder pain following a vaccine is common and typically resolves on its own within a few days. However, what happens when shoulder pain lasts for several weeks, months, or years? You might have a Sho...

On March 21, 2017, the Vaccine Injury Table was amended to include Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA) and Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) as Table Injuries.

A shoulder injury from a vaccination is possible, but it is rare. The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program provides compensation for such injury.