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A 45-year-old member asked:

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

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Training: A good program of rehabilitation that includes flexibility and stenghening and streching exercises.Should avoid overuse unless trained to do so.
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Stretch.: Stretch out the musculature of the shoulder and ice the shoulder after activity.
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 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
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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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