Swimmers Shoulder

Swimmers Shoulder Swimmers Shoulder is a general term used to describe impingement pain occurring at the shoulder as a result of swimming. Swimmers Shoulder can occur in both social and serious swimmers and is not an uncommon problem, with the USA Olympic team in the 1980’s having more than 90% of their squad affected by swimmers shoulder at the one time. What is Swimmers Shoulder? Swimmers Shoulder is pain occurring around the front shoulder region as the result of repetitive overuse with usually the overhead strokes (freestyle, butterfly and backstroke). The major contributing factor is often restricted internal rotation of the glenohumeral [...]