Technique is obviously an important part of improving someone's strength and performance but it's also vital when trying to prevent future shoulder injuries. As physical therapists Dave and I see and treat shoulder injuries on a regular basis and push-ups and dips can commonly give people pain. We a made a quick 5 minute video explaining why we think push-ups and dips can be creating shoulder pain and how to coach these movements in a safer way. This way you can help people prevent future shoulder injury and help these folks get back to training. Check it out below:
Want to learn more about how shoulder injuries occur and how to help prevent them? Check out Dan and Dave's latest digital product:
PEAK Shoulder Performance
The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Pain and Back to High Level Fitness
Just a few things covered in the course...
I really think you're going to learn a ton from this course. Dave and I are both super pumped at the outcome and think you'll enjoy it.
Here's to happy shoulders,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF L1
How to Use Auto-regulation to Boost Performance and Reduce Injury Risk
How to Use Tempo Training for Performance and Rehabbing Injuries
Breaking Down the Dip (Mobility, Performance, Shoulder Pain)
How Bench Press, Dips and Push-ups Cause Shoulder Pain
2 Unique Drills to Improve Lockout and Turn-over in the Muscle-up
3 Tips For Getting Your First Strict Muscle-up
7 Reasons Why Your Shoulders Get Hurt in the Gym: Part 3
4 Unique Drills to Improve the Bottom of Dips and Muscle-ups