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How can I increase shoulder/back strength to lessen clicking from loose joints in shoulders? Some movements are restricted.

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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Scapular & cuff work

In order for a shoulder to work well, the scapula (aka shoulder blade) needs to be stable, since it is the base for all shoulder movements.
Do exercises that pinch the shoulder blade together in multiple planes. Or better yet, google "scapular stabilizing exercises". Add in rotator cuff strengthening, and you will be doing very well. Focus on low weights and "feel' the muscles.

In brief: Scapular & cuff work

In order for a shoulder to work well, the scapula (aka shoulder blade) needs to be stable, since it is the base for all shoulder movements.
Do exercises that pinch the shoulder blade together in multiple planes. Or better yet, google "scapular stabilizing exercises". Add in rotator cuff strengthening, and you will be doing very well. Focus on low weights and "feel' the muscles.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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Dr. Raphael Peralta
Family Medicine

In brief: Do some weights

Do some bench press, lat pulldowns and back extension exercises.

In brief: Do some weights

Do some bench press, lat pulldowns and back extension exercises.
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Dr. Raphael Peralta
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