Shoulder strain, how long?
I have got a sharpish like pain in my right shoulder from bent over row, upright row, lateral raises etc, nothing major but I don't want to aggravate the strain, should I avoid working on my shoulders for a while? If so how long? or should I use lighter weights until it's better? I don't fancy making it worse and thus not being able to work on them for even longer, any tips? thanks
Alright thanks, I've been resting and doing some stretches, the strain has almost completely gone now, so I'll just use light weights for a couple of days before I get back to the normal routine.
Nothing beats the prognosis of a doctor. For myself, I hurt my shoulder pretty bad, but I still kept on going, working out and playing contact hockey. I only made it worst, and now 8 years later I still have strength/flexibility issues in my right shoulder. Give it time, and rest. You'll be grateful in the future.