Shoulders are complicated - very complicated. The joint is made up of 3 bones and the muscles controlling your shoulders start at the hips, attach to the head and finish in the forearm. The perfect functioning of shoulder is something we all take for granted but even a small malfunction in your biomechanics can cause pain and problems. If caught early enough it is a relatively simple job to correct but pain usually means damage so get it checked out. If we rule out impact and trauma things that make you go mmm... might include:
Whilst we advocate self help the shoulder is tricky so get some input from our Physios before you do.
This is our industry mantra and as much as I like seeing and treating you all I know you would much prefer to not have pain or problems.
New Year tends to encourage us all to make resolutions or at least pledges to eat and drink less and exercise more and this is normally enough. There are faddy diets and clever training routines out there but incorporating these two simple concepts into your life is the easiest approach.
However, I am not about to spout general advice but thought I would email out 3 specific snippets of musculosketal advice (not training or weight loss) to help you cope with an increase in your activity levels or just to cope with daily aches and pains.
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