Fixing Shoulder Pain – Part 12018-07-24T10:25:38+00:00

Fixing Shoulder Pain – Part 1

You have gone to your primary care provider and together you have ruled out all serious conditions associated with shoulder pain but still no answers on how to fix your shoulder pain. In part 1 of Fixing Shoulder Pain we look at three main muscles linked with shoulder pain. Performing these stretches daily for 3-4 weeks can bring amazing relief.

Stretch #1 – Front shoulder

Step 1 – Stand parallel to wall. Extend your arm behind you.

Step 2 – Gently lean into the wall holding this position for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat 3 times

Stretch #2 – Deep Shoulder

Step 1 – Stand parallel and about 1-2 feet from the wall. Reach arm up so that your armpit is facing the wall.

Step 2 – Gently lean into the wall holding this position for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Repeat 3 times.

Stretch #3 – Chest

Position 1 – upper chest

Step 1 – Place your arm about 135 degrees from your body against door jam.

Step 2 – Step forward with the leg that is on the same side of the arm that is on the door jam.

Step 3 – Leaning forward and turn slighting into arm. Hold for 45 sec to 1 minute.

Position 2 – mid-chest

Step 1 – Place your arm about 90 degrees from your body against door jam.

Step 2 – Step forward with the leg that is on the same side of the arm that is on the door jam.

Step 3 – Leaning forward. Hold for 45 sec to 1 minute.

Position 3 – lower chest

Step 1 – Place your arm about 45 degrees from your body against door jam.

Step 2 – Step forward with the leg that is on the same side of the arm that is on the door jam.

Step 3 – Leaning forward and turn slighting away from your arm. Hold for 45 sec to 1 minute.

Repeat Stretch #3 cycle above until you have done each stretch 3 times.

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain can be caused by many things. Always rule out serious conditions with your doctor. You can see a comprehensive listing here: Causes of Shoulder Pain.

Ways to Fix Shoulder Pain:

Part 2 – Exercises

Part 3 – Therapies

Shoulder Pain and Posture