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A 17-year-old male asked:

swimming for 60days, experience mild pain in front+side of left shoulder in half of session since 2 times, btw have inflamed nerve under traps, is it ss?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Get a coach: To check your technique. This kind of pain can occur from hyper-abducting your arm while swimming and may be correctable with some advice from a knowledgeable swimmer. Try another stroke that doesn't hurt until you figure this out.

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