When performed according to sound orthopedic and sports medicine principles, the bench dip can be ideal for conditions such as shoulder arthritis, back pain, neck pain, elbow joint dysfunction, obesity and many others. The difficulty is keeping your shoulders back and trunk upright to allow your elbows to move back, which reduces shoulder stress while increasing demand on the triceps.
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We strongly recommend that you do not attempt to perform any of our exercises without formal training from our physical therapists so as to avoid potential injury. The exercises shown have specific purpose and yield benefits when performed in conjunction with a complete therapy program that is customized to each patient. The only way this can be initiated is through an initial evaluation.
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