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shoulder pain that runs to elbow and wrist
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shoulder pain that runs to elbow and wrist

i fell4 days ago and used my right hand to brace my self when i hit the floor. 2 days ago my shoulder started hurting pretty bad and the pain runs from shoulder to elbow then to wrist. what could i have done to my shoulder? and will physical theropy help it?
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This could be anything from a simple bruise to a fracture of the humeral head to an injury to the rotator cuff.  If rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories have not helped, I would suggest a visit to an orthopedist.
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