9 Tips for Managing Chronic Shoulder Pain

Got the weight of the world on your shoulders?

Many things can cause chronic shoulder pain: arthritis, an injury, stress, repetitive motion—the list goes on and on. And so, it seems, does the pain. Chronic pain can make it hard to focus on anything else and can greatly affect your ability to work and perform daily activities. Fortunately, there are many options available for relieving your shoulder pain, ranging from medications to massage. And while you may have to try a few different strategies, chances are there’s something out there that can bring you some much-needed relief.

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