Your shoulders do a lot of the work in swimming, therefore it’s no surprise that problems in the shoulder area are the most common injuries for swimmers. We’ll be covering the cause of swimmer’s shoulder and more importantly how to solve and ultimately prevent it.
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Swimmer’s shoulder is one of those broad terms similar to runner’s knee. Broadly speaking it’s a pain around the shoulder brought on by swimming.
As triathletes we don’t do as many miles in the pool as swimmers but we still need to look after our shoulders.
Your shoulders do a lot of the work in swimming. They have a large range of movement and are put under significant force repetitively for every stroke of front crawl.
Therefore it’s no surprise that problems in the shoulder area are the most common injuries for swimmers.
Heather will be covering the cause of swimmer’s shoulder and more importantly how to solve and ultimately prevent it.
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