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  • Use of Slinshot . for shoulder safety and rehabilitation

    Does anyone use Slingshot for pressing movements? I have overuse and age related issues with my shoulders and find that the use of slingshot helps reliving pain and keep me safe. the only issue is that I think it somehow causes pain in the forearms after extended use.
    "An egg yolk is a terrible thing to waste"
    J.M.

  • #2
    I have not used one, ever. It looks too complicated. lol

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Ken "Skip" Hill View Post
      I have not used one, ever. It looks too complicated. lol

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      after a certain age , you have to use all tools you can , even learn the "complicated ones"
      "An egg yolk is a terrible thing to waste"
      J.M.

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      • #4
        yes, it is helpful if you have a shitty shoulder but it's not a fix

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        • #5
          fix the issue before something breaks, what type of pain do you have

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          • #6
            First things first. Figure out what's causing the problem. If it's an overuse issue, don't do that exercise and stop the overuse. That is the only way connective tissue/tendonitis will heal. There might be something wrong with your form too. Look at that.

            Deep tissue work helps. Get a deep tissue massage or spend that money on a power massager instead of a slingshot.
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            • #7
              Originally posted by bigp3 View Post
              First things first. Figure out what's causing the problem. If it's an overuse issue, don't do that exercise and stop the overuse. That is the only way connective tissue/tendonitis will heal. There might be something wrong with your form too. Look at that.

              Deep tissue work helps. Get a deep tissue massage or spend that money on a power massager instead of a slingshot.
              You are right , deep tissue works helps , and I am doing that too. I have the gun as well in between sessions... My physiotherapist is the one that suggested the use of slingshot. In my 50s its no longer a matter of just resting it. We changed forms and angels, (been pressing for 39 years) powerlifting and bodybuilding forms , this actually works as well if not better than the "shoulder savers " use of bands.
              "An egg yolk is a terrible thing to waste"
              J.M.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by jayashman View Post
                fix the issue before something breaks, what type of pain do you have
                I am working on fixing the issue as well . some of it is age related , according to my doc if I keep the shoulder safe under controlled movement I will be able to avoid surgery. The specialist actually came to see me training and now uses slingshot for his push ups.
                "An egg yolk is a terrible thing to waste"
                J.M.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by bouncer dave View Post

                  I am working on fixing the issue as well . some of it is age related , according to my doc if I keep the shoulder safe under controlled movement I will be able to avoid surgery. The specialist actually came to see me training and now uses slingshot for his push ups.
                  I hear you on the age bit my dude

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