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A 48-year-old female asked:

health hazards for improper lifting?

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Dr. Scott Koppel
Podiatry 28 years experience
Orthopedic problems: Where to start, back, shoulder, knee. Basically you can develop tendonitis anywhere or joint problems in any joint. Probably back problems are the most concerning.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Really injury: You can suffer any number of soft tissues injuries due to improper form and abnormal stress to a muscle, tendon, joint. And poor form and habits can lead to a dropping of weights/etc that can lead to various crush injuries too.

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