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 Shoulder Injuries Occur During Kipping Pull-ups and Muscle-ups
How to Use Auto-regulation to Boost Performance and Reduce Injury Risk
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