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How to Fix Shoulder Pain from Weightlifting

December 19, 2022

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The various activities you do every day may cause pain, discomfort, or injury if you don’t observe proper form in doing certain movements. Repetitive movements and heavy weightlifting may also result in a neck or shoulder injury if you are not careful. In most cases, the injury will heal on its own, but more serious ones may require seeing a professional to receive frozen shoulder treatment Dubai.

If you are a weightlifter and you start feeling pain or discomfort in your shoulders, it is highly recommended that you stop doing the exercise and have your shoulder examined by a physical therapist or a sports massage therapist. The consultation can help determine the cause of the pain and what you can do to avoid putting more stress on your shoulder and prevent injuries.

Shoulder pain or injury among weightlifters may be a result of improper technique, lifting too heavy, or lifting too often.

How do you fix shoulder pain?

Over the years various methods were developed for shoulder and neck pain treatment Dubai. Although the goal is to relieve pain and promote recovery, each method is unique and often tailor-fitted to the condition of the patient and what causes it.

Here are some things you can do to fix shoulder pain and avoid injuries from weightlifting activities:

  • Modify your workout regime to include exercises and stretches that will improve your range of motion
  • Perform exercises and activities that will strengthen your shoulder and scapular muscles
  • Consult a professional to learn different mobilization techniques
  • Ask your physician on how you will benefit from electrotherapy and sports massage Dubai
  • Assess your technique while lifting weights and adjust accordingly to ensure the correct technique.

If you are recovering from an injury, be sure to follow the instructions of your therapist on post surgery physiotherapy and do not force yourself to do certain movements if they cause you pain.

If you suspect that you sustained a shoulder injury after a weightlifting activity or you’d like to determine the cause of your shoulder pain, book an appointment with one of the specialists from Scandinavian Physiotherapy Center DMCC.

They offer a range of treatment plans that are tailored to your needs. Feel free to visit one of our clinics for a consultation or book an appointment for a sports massage or therapy session.