How do you prevent shoulder impingements?

You can prevent shoulder impingements by practicing good form during overhead movements, stretching the shoulder muscles regularly, and strengthening the rotator cuff muscles. Here are a few ways that you can reduce the chance of shoulder injury:

  • Good warm-up
  • Stretching
  • Strengthen the rotator-cuff muscles
  • Move correctly when performing sport-specific movements, such as throwing, hitting, or any movement that involves moving your hand over your head
  • Limiting repetitive overhead movements

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