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Prevent Or Remedy Shoulder Issues

  • By Jordan D. Metzl, M.D.
  • Published Jul 23, 2013
  • Updated Jul 23, 2013 at 8:38 PM UTC
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Prevent It

Having a strong, balanced shoulder is the best injury-prevention strategy. Fortunately the muscles in and around the shoulder respond well to exercise. That means that shoulder work must be a staple of your upper-body workouts, and you must work opposing muscle groups to avoid an imbalance (for every push exercise like a pushup, do an equal amount of a pulling exercise like rows).

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