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Shoulder Pain Causes, Symptoms & Prevention Tips

There are so many reasons why your shoulder can start acting up. Trust us, we know the feeling. Here’s some useful info and tips to get your shoulder pain to behave. Then you can get back to waving home little leaguers or enjoying adult swims again.

COMMON CAUSES:

  • Overexertion
  • Muscle strains
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Repetitive motion
  • Poor sleeping positions and an old, worn-out mattress
  • Stress and muscle tension

COMMON SYMPTOMS:

  • Tightness in shoulders
  • Soreness and difficulty moving your neck or turning your head
  • Headaches
  • Neck, shoulder and/or upper arm pain

PREVENTING PAIN:

  • Maintain a strong and balanced posture
  • Support your lower back when sitting
  • Take short breaks from sitting to stretch
  • Use a pillow that keeps your neck straight when sleeping
  • Warm up before working out
  • Practice relaxation exercises

HERE ARE SOME PAIN RELIEF OPTIONS FOR YOU

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Ultra Strength BENGAY® Pain Relief Cream

ULTRA STRENGTH
BENGAY® PAIN
RELIEVING CREAM

Battling epic aches? When you’re at your limit, Ultra Strength has 3 pain-relieving ingredients for penetrating relief—our strongest BENGAY® product EVER.

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BENGAY® Vanishing Scent Pain Relief Gel

VANISHING SCENT
BENGAY® PAIN
RELIEVING GEL

The distinctive BENGAY® scent reminds you that it’s working. But for those who want the scent to disappear—along with the pain—this one’s just for you.

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BENGAY® Cold Therapy Pain Relief Gel

BENGAY® COLD
THERAPY GEL

Provides relief with an instant, cold blast of soothing, pain-relieving ingredients.