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- In some cases, it is also a good idea to apply some compression to the affected shoulder. Patients may use compression or elastic medical bandage to wrap their shoulders carefully. Avoid making it too tight that the blood flow becomes compromised because, remember, nutrients are essential for tissue repair. If you start feeling numbness or a tingling sensation, it is a sign that you need to loosen the bandages.
- Rest: In most cases, shoulder pain comes from repetitive activities done with your hands. For example, it is common among tennis players and office workers that handle overhead objects. Rest in such cases is very important to achieve full recovery. It is a recommendation during and after medical treatment to achieve the best results. In some cases, you can change the type of activity you do to avoid repetitive movements and remember to move your shoulder gently.
- Stretch regularly: Stretch 4 or 5 times a day for 20 seconds after warming up. In this article, you will find a series of stretches you can try. In every session, try including multiple exercises and ask your doctors which ones work best for your condition. Do not try to stretch on your own if your shoulder problem is very severe