Has anybody used a shoulder compress after playing?

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  1. Major

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  2. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    The anatomy, location, and the flexibility of the shoulder joint makes it a very tough spot to compress.

    I have had two shoulder surgeries and have made successful recovery on both counts. I did rock a compression sleeve thingy working my way back from surgery/rehab. And honestly, it did next to nothing. I especially hated the wrap-around strap and how it irritate my off-armpit.

    Icing works well enough for me. Nothing fancy, slip an ice-pack underneath a jacket or sweater after playing. And that's just to keep the ice-pack down.

    $5-8 ice-pack is good enough.
     
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    Thanks for the feedback man. I too use the ice packs under the shirt approach. I think I might try a simple re-useable ace bandage to put a bit more pressure on it, provided your experience is typical.
     
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    The added pressure would be nice too. But to achieve that, I essentially had to stay still. And it really wasn't all that colder, wasn't worth the discomfort.

    Ice underneath a sweater/jacket is good enough for me.
     
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