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Can one work around shoulder tendonitis in the gym?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Shoulder tendinitis is a very common problem and can be treated with ice, nsaid's and activity modification. As far as exercising at the gym is concerned, try to avoid overhead lifting. Military/shoulder press and push-ups should be avoided. Add internal/external rotation exercises to your routine and always ice after exercise. After 4-6 weeks you should feel better, if not see an orthopod.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Avoid shoulder : I would do legs and abs and avoid using the arm to do weights for now and only do the shoulder exercises your therapist has taught you until the pain is gone.

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Dr. Clive Segil
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See below: See a good orthopaedic surgeon to determine if there is a cause and she/he will give the answer.

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