Flat Bench Dumbbell Press

When performed according to sound orthopedic and sports medicine principles, the flat bench dumbbell press can be ideal for conditions such as shoulder arthritis, back pain, whiplash, SI joint dysfunction, obesity and many others.  Take special note of where the elbows travel during the exercise as well as the position of the trunk.

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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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