Hey there. Yes, your shoulder pain could be from swimming or a could be from something else you have done (like work, gardening etc) and is aggravated by swimming, or a bit of both. Whilst it sounds like you might have fairly good technique, you technique can alter overtime, especially if you are in pain or something has become tight and so forth, so it is always good to check your swimming techinque regularly with a good swim coach. In saying that though, technique is not the only reason you might get shoulder pain when you swim, and shoulder pain can also be referred from you neck and/or upper back, stiffness in your neck or upper back can also cause your to load your shoulder more than you should, similarly, tightness in certain ares of your shoulder joint (eg posterior capsule) and/or weakness in other areas (shoulder blade muscles or rotator cuff muscles) and so forth. It is therefore important that you have a detailed assessment by a Sports Physiotherapy to diagnosis your injury and to look at contributing factors and then to treat/rehab you - a good sports physiotherapist should also have at least a basic understand of swimming technique and therefore be able to link other findings such as neck tighness to your technique and also chat to your coach about your diagnosis and management. Physical activity is very important for overall general health so it is very important to maintian your ability to continue being physically active and seeking help early will help you with this.
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