Unfortunately, if you've been performing bench press, dips or push-ups for long enough chances are you've experienced some sort of shoulder pain. Trouble is, these are great movements. If we have pain bad enough then it will keep us from the benefits of these exercises. I made a quick video below demonstrating potentially why these injuries are occurring. Check it out below:
Understanding "why" these injuries occur is the first step in rehabilitating and preventing future injury.
Insiders is an entire rehabilitation and performance library for therapists, fitness professionals, coaches and athletes wanting to learn how to troubleshoot and learn more about common injuries seen in the gym. It's basically "netflix" for coaches, athletes and therapists. My goal is to teach you how to get yourself and your athletes out of pain and how to prevent these future problems.
When I Dip, You Dip, We Dip,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF L1
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