UNDERSTANDING SHOULDER PAIN
Sometimes we don’t even realize how much we rely on our shoulders until we can’t use one due to pain. Understanding your shoulder pain can help you find relief and help your shoulder get back to doing all the things you need it to do.
WHAT IS SHOULDER PAIN AND WHAT CAUSES IT?
Here's the crazy thing about the shoulder — it’s the most moveable joint in the body, but also one of the most unstable. This is why so many people experience shoulder pain at some point.
The shoulder joint is highly dependent on the surrounding muscles and ligaments to hold it in place. As a result, it’s easy to experience sprains, strains, dislocations, separations, tendinitis, torn rotator cuffs and fractures — all potential causes of shoulder pain. Remember to see your doctor first before you begin any treatment or if your pain gets worse or persists.
"It's the most moveable joint in the body, but also one of the most unstable."
HOW CAN I GET RELIEF FROM SHOULDER PAIN?
The key to relieving shoulder pain is to get on top of it right away. The good news is, shoulder pain can sometimes be treated at home with methods like these: