What you should do when you have a shoulder pain or cramp.
The likely symptoms of shoulder pain.
The shoulder is the part of an animal’s or human being’s body which is located at the base of the neck and the forearm socket.
The human shoulders have a very wide range of motion and also perform vital function both in the movement of the hands and that of the neck. Also, the human shoulder is very mobile.
If any injury or harm should happen to the shoulder, it will hinder an individual’s ability to move around freely without discomfort.
Shoulder pain can be a result of injury or wound or disease on the shoulder joint.
Basically, the shoulder consists of three main bones and two main joints, these components of the shoulder are very sensitive and the reaction to any kind of injury, whether minor or major.
Also, injuries can affect any of the ligaments, cartilage, meniscus, bursae, or tendons and bones surrounding the shoulder joint.
Also, certain diseases or conditions that can induce pains on the shoulders include arthritis such as osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis with bone spurs.
Shoulder pain can also be as a result of heart attack. When you have pain in your shoulder, you might experience the following;
- Soreness in the shoulder.
- A serious difficulty in lifting items (especially heavy objects).
- You will also experience some constraints in using your hands as well as twisting or turning your neck.
- Any activity that requires you to lift or use your arm might also not be possible.
There are some measures to take when you have shoulder pain, these include the following;
- You can relieve the pain by taking over the counter pain-relief or medications.
- Active rest is also an effective measure, rest your shoulder well.
- Also, avoid moving the shoulder or carrying heavy objects with it.
- Exercises that will aid quick recovery can also help such as range of motion, upper extremity strengthening, etc. But do not do exercises that can worsen the pain.