Weight training injuries. Part 2: Diagnosing and managing chronic conditions

Ronald K. Reeves, Edward R. Laskowski, Jay Smith

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Scopus citations


Weight training pays off in increased strength but sometimes exacts a price in the form of chronic injuries. These include not only musculoskeletal injuries like rotator cuff tendonopathy and clavicle stress fractures, but also neuropathies, vascular stenosis, and headache. Relative rest and correction of poor technique usually help.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Cite this