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How do I lift weights after separating my shoulder?
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Dr. Richard Roux
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Weights shoulder
One should wait until there is adequate healing of the separation.
Consultation with an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and/or physical therapist for a proper shoulder rehabilitation program will be helpful for technique and timing. While many shoulder separations are treated without surgery, surgery is commonly recommended for some more severe injuries.

In brief: Weights shoulder
One should wait until there is adequate healing of the separation.
Consultation with an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and/or physical therapist for a proper shoulder rehabilitation program will be helpful for technique and timing. While many shoulder separations are treated without surgery, surgery is commonly recommended for some more severe injuries.
Dr. Richard Roux
Dr. Richard Roux
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Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wait
I would recommend you wait until you are asymptomatic before lifting weights on an ac seperation as it may prolong your overall recovery.

In brief: Wait
I would recommend you wait until you are asymptomatic before lifting weights on an ac seperation as it may prolong your overall recovery.
Dr. Ty Endean
Dr. Ty Endean
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