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How can i play with minimal pain with a hurt shoulder?

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Dr. John Kayvanfar
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Refer to answer: You an play soccer with minimal pain. Whoever any sports that requires shoulder motion will cause more pain. Any cause of pain needs to be diagnosed and be treated accordingly. If it is impingement, or biceps tear will get worse with activity., and time.
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: What are you trying to play? What is your shoulder injury? Risks vs. Benefits? Contact or noncontact sport? Age of your injury? All of these questions must be answered to, in turn, give you the best answer.

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Last updated Jan 7, 2019

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