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.
Want to learn more about shoulder injuries as well as how to rehabilitate back from them? This short video is part of a larger and much more comprehensive educational course and rehabilitation training program on rehabilitation from shoulder injury called "Ultimate Shoulder."
"Ultimate Shoulder" is a 12 week training program to help you fully understand and rehabilitate back from shoulder injuries:
When I Dip, You Dip, We Dip,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF L1
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