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Managing Shoulder Pain

Improper lifting, repetitive movements,overuse,sports injuries and even carrying a bag on your shoulder can cause pain in this joint.

Tips to managing shoulder pain

Athletes Gel-managing shoulder pain

  • Where there is significant pain, swelling and bruising seek medical attention. 
  • Apply RICE treatment principles of rest, ice, compression and elevation.
  • Applying hot and cold therapy over the shoulder may reduce pain.
  • Avoid carrying weights above the shoulder for extended periods.
  • Rest for good periods of time when doing repetitive shoulder  motions. 
  • Learn about lifting properly, especially above shoulder height.