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Swimmers Shoulder – A Common Injury, What Is It And How To Prevent It?

Swimmer’s shoulder is the term used to describe the problem of shoulder pain in the competitive swimmer, (1).

Most other sports recruit the lower body for propulsion, balance, directional changes, etc. Swimming, on the other hand, is heavily upper body dominant for movement and force production. To maximize the generation of propulsion, the upper body requires an above average shoulder flexibility and range of motion (ROM).

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