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What are the best ways to prevent shoulder injuries during sports?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Training: A good program of rehabilitation that includes flexibility and stenghening and streching exercises.Should avoid overuse unless trained to do so.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Stretch.: Stretch out the musculature of the shoulder and ice the shoulder after activity.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Stretch: before and after activity. Ice after activity. Work on gradual strengthening of the shoulder muscles.

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How can I prevent myself from getting shoulder injuries?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Hand Surgery 46 years experience
Cann't and be active: The only way to guarantee that you do not get a shoulder injury is not to play sports or fall. Since this is not possible or makes life boring keep your shoulder muscles as strong as possible.

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