Forums Shoulder Pain in Pushups Re: Pain in Pushups

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Sadly I’ve been working with some fantastic physical therapists and a very experienced trainer who knows how to hone in on mobility issues for several years now…with very little lasting progress. I cannot gain strength in the left arm, at all, and whatever ROM I gain only lasts for a few minutes. It is very frustrating that I do pretty well with lower body work and anything over my shoulder, but sometimes I can’t even press a 10 pound DB over my head with that arm.


Thankfully the right shoulder is calming down (whew), and I suspect you are right that the right shoulder is compensating for the left in pushups. Focusing on mobility work has helped my left shoulder in other ways though. Wish I could see Kelly – I suspect if anything short of surgery can help that shoulder he can. So I have his book and am working through the videos since that isn’t an option.