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Old 05-16-2011, 04:34 AM   #1
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So I just spent my first full day carrying concealed, and my shoulder on my gun side hurts like I spent the entire day throwing a football. I'm wondering if I've been keeping my should tense since I'm not used to carrying. Anyone else have this problem when they started carrying, and any recommendations for a solution?

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Old 05-16-2011, 04:37 AM   #2
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What and how are you carrying?

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Suck it up Nancy ... rub some dirt on it!

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Taurus 24/7, IWB at about 4:00. Right now it's just being held up by my belt, waiting on a SuperTuck I ordered.
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lmfao!!! Good one.
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Relax and act like it aint there. People can tell your packing by the way you walking and holding yourself.

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Wow just Wow.
Your shoulder hurts when your packing IWB. Easy advice is put it back in your purse. Better advice is put it back in the safe until you get some training. Clearly while you want to carry a firearm you have no training with a firearm. It's an adjustment for most but you are the first that said it hurt no where close to where they carry. Many have issues with IWB digging in when they set. If you need to use the firearm and that arm felt like you were thowing a football all day how effective do you think you would be? Slow to draw and off target would be my guess. Get some training.

I have to ask after re reading your post, your waiting on a supper tuck ordered....do you have a holster at all or just carrying mex (gun tucked in your belt)? If packing with out a holster IWB might make sense why your shoulder hurt, you got to keep holding on to the firearm so it doesn't fall out. again Wow just Wow.

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Double check your rig for fit.
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Might be tugging down, and the result of that constant tug might be a pulled muscle, as that part of the anatomy is basically connected like a tight sinew.

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So I just spent my first full day carrying concealed, and my shoulder on my gun side hurts like I spent the entire day throwing a football. I'm wondering if I've been keeping my should tense since I'm not used to carrying. Anyone else have this problem when they started carrying, and any recommendations for a solution?
There is no anatomical connected muscle structure that would relate your shoulder pain to your hip where you are carrying that gun. Now, if you spent the day practice drawing that gun from that holster....the kinetics involved there, could be the result of your shoulder pain.
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