Understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine on Swimming Shoulder

Jian Shen (Zhejiang College of Sports)
Fan Yang (Zhejiang College of Sports)
Pengsong Huang (Zhejiang College of Sports)
Bin Jin (Zhejiang College of Sports)

Article ID: 2182

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jim.v8i2.2182


Abstract: Swimming shoulder refers to shoulder pain syndrome which is caused by repeated impinges on shoulder joints among swimmers. It is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain among swimmers with high incidence. Swimming shoulder can affect the systematization of swimmers' training and the improvement of their training level and performance, which is a difficult problem for many swimmers, coaches, medical staff and sports medical doctors. Therefore, attention should be paid to the treatment of swimming shoulder in daily diagnosis and treatment.


Keywords: swimming shoulder; traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine; recognition, diagnosis and treatment;

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