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Got Shoulder Pain? 16 Shoulder-Friendly Exercise Modifications

U.S. News & World Report featured Lee Rosenzweig, physical therapist at HSS, in an article about shoulder strengthening exercises for injury prevention.

Repetitive movements, bad posture and some exercises are leading contributors to tears, tendonitis and generally cranky shoulders, said Rosenzweig.

During chest presses, he explained that lowering your hands all of the way to your chest hyperextends the shoulder, putting increased stress on the front of the shoulder.

Additionally, Rosenzweig advised performing scaptions with cables using less weight. He noted that you can easily perform scaptions with a cable machine just like you would any other shoulder raise.

Read the full article at usnews.health.com.