Swim Injury Prevention Tips

The most common body part injured while swimming is the…

Compared to other sports, swimming has a relatively low risk of injury. However, the most common body part injured while swimming is the shoulder. Shoulder pain can be caused by muscle overuse, incorrect technique or swimming onlyone stroke during every workout. Whatever the reason, these factors can lead to shoulder discomfort and injury, most commonly rotator cuff tendinitis. Stay tuned for 4 Swim Injury Tips from Arbutus Physiotherapy to ensure you have adequate shoulder strength and mobility to allow proper body mechanics while swimming.

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