Preventing shoulder impingement involves practices that help maintain shoulder health, flexibility, and strength. Here are some strategies:
Shoulder impingement is a common condition where the tendons of the rotator cuff, along with the subacromial bursa, become compressed against a part of the shoulder blade (the acromion) during shoulder movements. This can cause pain, weakness, and limited mobility in the shoulder. It’s often caused by repetitive overhead movements or by a sudden injury.
The approach to treating shoulder impingement often includes:
It’s important to consult with a healthcare provider or physiotherapist to determine the best course of treatment for shoulder impingement based on the individual’s specific condition and needs.