Good Moves October 2012 Issue

Four Moves to Stretch, Strengthen Sore Shoulders

Nearly six million people every year see a doctor for some kind of shoulder problem. Three of the trouble-makers—tendinitis, bursitis, and arthritis—are likely to develop with age, use, and overuse. It may be too late to prevent these problems, but it’s never too late to ease the pain and to keep them from getting worse. There are many exercises for the shoulder in addition to the ones shown here. Talk with your doctor or physical therapist to find the best ones for your age, ailment, and physical condition.

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