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Ask Dr. Joe: Why Do My Shoulders Hurt When I Lift Weights?

Ask Dr. Joe: Why Do My Shoulders Hurt When I Lift Weights?

If you’re a weight lifter, you know the deal: no pain, no gain. While post-lifting soreness is always to be expected, sharp shoulder pain when lifting weights is not. That’s why it’s so important to maintain proper form, take adequate rest days, and not load on the weight too quickly. Shoulder injuries are commonly the result of improper form and…

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An Overview of Your Shoulder Anatomy and Some Likely Causes of Shoulder Pain

An Overview of Your Shoulder Anatomy and Some Likely Causes of Shoulder Pain

A working knowledge of one’s shoulder is paramount to properly diagnosing pain or discomfort. Many people don’t realize just how complex our shoulders actually are—they’re comprised of many different bones, muscles, joints, and tendons, which is what makes them such an important part of our bodies. And when you truly understand how each part of our shoulder operates, you may…

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Protect Your Labrum: How to Identify a SLAP Tear

Protect Your Labrum: How to Identify a SLAP Tear

Your labrum is an important part of how your arm and shoulder move. If you’re not an orthopedic expert, you might not know exactly where your labrum is—or what it does. Simply put, your labrum is a piece of cartilage that forms a “cup” for the humerus to rotate within. The labrum deepens your shoulder’s socket and protects it from…

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