A member asked:

Is it easy to get a shoulder injury from weightlifting?

10 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Peter Kurzweil answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Yes, use a trainer: Sports injuries occur all the time, to everyone, to every nook and cranny of the body. The key is to doofus the activity correctly from the start, which mandates an expert in that activity how to doofus things right, avoiding as much as feasible, injuries.

Answered 11/7/2013


Dr. Amir Khan answered

Yes: Poor techinque, excessive weight, frequency of exercise without adequatre rest between lifting can lead to shoulder injuries. Long term weight lifting can also lead to wear and tear in the shoulder and especially in the ac joint.

Answered 1/1/2015



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