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What weight lifting exercises can you safely do if you have a rotator cuff injury?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Cables
Avoid military press or painful activities keep elbows below shoulders in gym cables trx system are some thoughts more important to heal than exercise reinjury will juat make you weaker not all pain is gain.

In brief: Cables
Avoid military press or painful activities keep elbows below shoulders in gym cables trx system are some thoughts more important to heal than exercise reinjury will juat make you weaker not all pain is gain.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Common sense
If you have had surgery on your injury, talk to your surgeon.
If not, use common sense. If it hurts don't do it. I would expect any shoulder pressing, chest pressing, lat pulldowns, and front/lateral deltoid raises to hurt. Other exercises for the biceps and triceps may be well tolerated. Something like a seated row might work, and light weight, high rep cuff exercises might actually decrease pain.

In brief: Common sense
If you have had surgery on your injury, talk to your surgeon.
If not, use common sense. If it hurts don't do it. I would expect any shoulder pressing, chest pressing, lat pulldowns, and front/lateral deltoid raises to hurt. Other exercises for the biceps and triceps may be well tolerated. Something like a seated row might work, and light weight, high rep cuff exercises might actually decrease pain.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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