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Thread: Recurring shoulder pain
04-25-2010, 01:16 AM #69
Although pain is common on the wrists and shoulders, this is often due to poor footwork Striking the shuttle when in an awkward, off-balance position strains the joints. Correct technique not only makes shots more effective, but also avoids injury.
Wrong technique can also cause painful arc/rotator cuff or subacromial joint injuries.
So, maybe you should look at both your footwork and hitting technique.
05-07-2010, 04:09 AM #70
I'm in a similar position. I took a break for 2 months or so. I usually play twice or three times a week. I get shoulder pains when doing a full smash. I only do half smashes now.
I find that I have to warm up twice as long. The muscle/warming cream helps a little. I have been using the cream for about a week now.
I can do backhand clears and under arm swings (forehand & backhand) no problems. Just not over the head smashes.
Will see how it goes. If things get serious I may have to take a trip to the physio.
05-10-2010, 09:56 PM #71
05-17-2010, 10:13 PM #72
05-17-2010, 10:50 PM #73
05-17-2010, 11:27 PM #74
Stretching is for old people!
Oh wait, that's me......
05-18-2010, 01:48 AM #75
nono u r wrong ,
stretching is for everyone, irregardless of age.
if a youngster do stretching regularly ,
his badminton life will be longer and less prone to injury.
05-18-2010, 05:57 AM #76
There's no such word as 'irregardless'.
05-18-2010, 08:50 PM #77
there is no such word as "badminton".
we create them.
05-18-2010, 09:05 PM #78
Inirregardless of what you unthink, you are noncorrect.
05-18-2010, 10:09 PM #79
I love Badminton !
05-18-2010, 10:15 PM #80
I unhate it too!!
Man, how stupid must I look doing shoulder stretches at my desk?
05-18-2010, 10:23 PM #81
haha i am also doing it at my desk,
but it is maximising your time.
doing both work and badminton at the same time.
05-19-2010, 05:07 AM #82
The pain has gone away now. I went to the chemist and bought one of those heat cream for pain/muscle. Since then I have no problems smashing. But I still stretch a bit longer after applying the cream though!
05-19-2010, 05:14 AM #83
cream is only a catalyst
06-22-2010, 01:45 AM #84
i just realised that i had over-stretch my shoulder during warm-up which had caused the pain. din know that it will cause such problem..
07-05-2010, 02:25 PM #85
i haf something similar to this injury, i went to an oseopath and after goin once and putting ice on it for 10 mins every hours after playing and it has gotten better since then
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