As you may have already figured out, it is quite easy to suffer a shoulder injury if you’re an athlete.
Skating toward the boards to track down the puck, you are greeted by an opposing defenseman who promptly slams you into the plexiglass and strips you of the puck, stifling your chance in the offensive zone.
As a quarterback, your job is to take care of the ball and move your team up the field with crisp, responsible passes. The play is set in motion, and you see your receiver break to a soft spot in coverage. You are just about to throw the ball but are instead met with a sudden impact that sends your shoulder into the cold ground and the ball bouncing to the other team.
There are many different scenarios that can cause a shoulder injury. Whether you are playing hockey, football, basketball or lifting weights, you are susceptible to shoulder problems such as: