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Can one work around shoulder tendonitis in the gym?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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