Lateral Deltoid Problem on left side

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Post by Ironman » Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:24 am

Yea, dumbbells would be better, for both inclines and overhead. I would put the ice and heat where the pain is. It will get there as it should be the muscle under it.

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Post by Jungledoc » Thu Oct 07, 2010 8:22 am

Put the ice or heat wherever it feels best to put it.

Try the dumbbells and see if it feels better.

With pressing movements either bench or press and whether with a barbell or with dumbbells, experiment with the shoulder angle, whether tucked in tight to the body on the bench or in front with the press, or more "flared" out to the sides. In general, closer in is safer.

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Post by Haffy13 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:56 pm

I saw the doctor today. He told me I have shoulder bursitis.

Went in and did some circuit training with 50% of my bent over row 1RM, staying awaying from overhead lifts and had no pain. I also did some shoulder rehab exercises to warm up that were suggested here and some in a packet the docto gave me.

It's really nice to know that it's not a rotator cuff issue and to get back in the gym lifting weights, even if it's not strength lifting.

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