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SHOULDER PAIN–DO I HAVE AN IMPINGEMENT?

impingementWHAT IS SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT?
Shoulder Impingement occurs as a result of chronic and repetitive compression of the rotator cuff tendons in the shoulder, causing pain and mobility issues.  Individuals who perform repetitive or overhead arm movements, such as manual laborers (e.g., painters, drywall installers) or athletes who raise their arms repeatedly overhead (e.g., swimmers, tennis players, baseball pitchers) are most at risk for developing a Shoulder Impingement.

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