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09/03/2016 at 2:27 am #71664Steph Song
So, sometimes I feel slight pain in my shoulders, and quite frankly I am not sure what is going on with the joint itself. The pain is sporadic, but I have stopped doing chest pressing exercises for the 1-2 weeks. Last time I did DB presses, it hurt my shoulders, but the prior week I did heavy DB shoulder presses with no pain at all. When I do Reach,Roll,Lifts, I feel slight pain in my right shoulder, especially when I reach. However, it’s not preventing me from actually doing the exercise itself. Any help/comments would be appreciated.
09/03/2016 at 4:22 pm #76519Patrick ThomasParticipant
Pain tells you something isn’t right.
It is preventing you from doing certain skills/elements. It needs attention.
Has anyone watched your technique to determine if there is a technique error?
What is the rest of your body doing when you perform chest pressing, DB presses etc.?
Shoulder or up/down stream deviations in technique or positioning can be where there issue originates.
For the time it is not preventing you doing the movement, however, that can change anytime.
Reaching your body’s tolerance for the deviations in technique will shut things down.
09/04/2016 at 12:44 am #76522Steph Song
Nobody has watched me do DB presses, when I do them with my feet still and my back flat. Here is a video of me doing pushups, I feel the same sensation while doing pushups : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mO9B8eGxFpI&app=desktop
09/04/2016 at 12:44 am #76523Steph Song
That is me of course in the video…..
09/05/2016 at 8:47 pm #76525Patrick ThomasParticipant
You want to have your elbows along the body when doing push ups.
Having the elbows out puts alot of stress on the rotator cuff.
Keeping the elbows close to the body allows you to engage your chest, triceps, lats, traps, and biceps while protecting your shoulders.
Contract your stomach, butt, hands shoulder width apart.
09/07/2016 at 10:07 pm #76527Steph Song
I have the pro membership, what videos would be good for alleviating the pain ? Again, I can lift shoulder up vertically, but when I do chest exercises (the last time I dis them), hurts.
09/08/2016 at 2:32 pm #76528Patrick ThomasParticipant
Are you able to do push ups with your elbows close to the body?
What does your DB shoulder press look like?
What is your shoulder position when standing?
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09/09/2016 at 12:57 am #76530Steph Song
I will post a video of me doing DB presses, but when I wake up my right shoulder looks slighly more up than my left one. This doesn’t happen all the time though, most of the time my shoulders look normal. I wathc your videos that you posted.
02/07/2017 at 4:13 pm #76746Steph Song
Well now that I have gone a coupe months without using my shoulders I feel less pain. I will post a video so that you see. I appreciate the help.
02/07/2017 at 4:14 pm #76747Steph Song
I am still wondering though if this is bursitis or not. SOmeitmes if I swig to hard I feel slight pain. I have eliminated laying on my sides. let me know what you think I should do anything else.
02/07/2017 at 7:07 pm #76748Patrick ThomasParticipant
I recommend seeing a practitioner.
This is an ongoing situation which you are seeing get resolved.
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