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Shoulder Pain Relief: 3 Simple Home Remedies for Quick Relief

Shoulder pain can be a real nuisance, affecting daily tasks and hindering mobility. But before resigning yourself to a life of discomfort, consider these three simple methods to alleviate shoulder pain from the comfort of your own home.

  1. Find Pain-Free Movement: Instead of immobilizing your shoulder completely, try finding a direction of movement that doesn’t cause pain. Engage in gentle movements within this pain-free range for 10-15 repetitions, for a total of 4 sets daily. By doing so, you not only maintain shoulder mobility but also stimulate blood flow and muscle activation, aiding in the healing process. While this approach may not address the root cause of your shoulder pain entirely, it allows your shoulder to retain its crucial function of mobility.
  1. Explore Isometric Exercises: If any movement exacerbates your pain, it’s essential to proceed with caution. However, don’t let discomfort discourage you completely. Isometric exercises offer a solution. These exercises involve activating specific muscles or muscle groups without moving the joint visibly. By engaging in isometric exercises for the shoulder, you promote muscle activity and blood flow, which can contribute to the healing process. Isometric exercises provide a safe and effective way to maintain muscle strength and function without aggravating existing pain.
  1. Gradually Load Your Rotator Cuffs: consider gradually loading your rotator cuffs to alleviate shoulder pain. Start with light resistance bands or weights and perform exercises specifically targeting the rotator cuff muscles, such as external and internal rotations. Gradually increase the resistance or weight as your shoulder strength improves. This gradual loading helps strengthen the rotator cuff muscles, stabilizing the shoulder joint and reducing pain over time.

Incorporating these three strategies into your daily routine can help you manage shoulder pain effectively and regain your mobility and comfort. However, if the pain persists or worsens, it’s essential to seek professional medical advice for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Have you tried all these 3 ways of treating your shoulder and still in pain? Contact us at info@coactivpt.com or visit our website at www.coactivpt.com and have one of our Physio Doctors take a detailed evaluation of your shoulder and set up and program for you to get rid of the pain quickly, fix the root cause and prevent it from causing you harm in the future

Sabino Cocos - Owner of Coactiv
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Dr. Sabino Emil Cocos

CoActiv Physical Therapy

We Help Athletes And Active Adults Of Manatee And Sarasota County Move Better, Live Pain-Free, And Get Stronger Without Painkillers, Surgery, Or Injections
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