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People whose work constantly requires overhead reaching -cabin crews and many other manual laborers for example- may develop pain and discomfort in their shoulders. Athletes or even non-athletes whose hobbies require them to do the same- swimmers or even baseball players to name a few- may also develop this condition.
Athletes, cabin crews, and those who rely on repetitive overhead raises to do their job, are prone to developing this condition. It may also be a direct result of injury or trauma to the shoulders. Additionally, it may develop without any apparent reason. This condition is also linked to age. The older the person, the higher the chance of developing this condition. Lifestyle also plays a big role, as most people who develop this condition are habitual smokers.
The pain that one may be feeling around their shoulder could be related to:
To address your chief complaints, you and our specialists can decide as to which treatment is appropriate for your condition. Some of the choices would be as follows::
Keep the muscles in your shoulders flexible and strong. Daily exercises to maintain strength and flexibility may be the best defence against rotator cuff disorders. Have good posture at all times. Stand straight and relaxed, without slumping. To strengthen your rotator cuff, it's best to use lower resistance with more repetitions. Low resistance exercises gradually strengthen these small muscles without the risk of injury.