Shoulder discomfort is a common complaint amongst Masters swimmers. For some, the pain keeps them awake at night and escalates to chronic. Articles and blog posts promise a pain-free shoulder with a few chest stretches and simple rotator cuff exercises. Although these solutions may provide relief for some, others whose pain has more complex origins will continue to suffer.
Opioids? Stretching? Doctors have no easy answers for chronic discomfort, but the tide has shifted away from the idea of removing all pain.
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Simple daily habits can help ease pain. Berkeley Wellness / By Peter Jaret Chronic pain can be tough to live with, but these 10 daily habits may help you ease your discomfort and enjoy your life. 1. Stay active Exercising may be the...
Swim coaches frequently encounter swimmers complaining of pain in one or both of their shoulders. This pain (and its underlying cause) is often associated with swimming freestyle, and seems to... Read Full Post