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Weight Lifting - Common Injuries

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Physiotherapy in Abbotsford and Surrey for Weightlifting

Apex Physiotherapy and Health Clinics has helped many athletes recover from injuries and return to sports as soon as possible.  Correct treatment of an acute injury will minimize recovery time.

Apex Physiotherapy and Health Clinics can also help you prevent re-injury by teaching you how to maintain good posture and muscle balance, prescribing you a thorough stretching regime, and providing tips for weight lifting equipment selection.

Due to the heavy or 'one-repetition maximum' weights that are often used with weightlifting, particularly with high-level recreational or competitive lifters, the tearing of muscles is common. For recreational weight lifters there are a number of gradual-onset type injuries that can occur due to the added weight combined often with poor technique or aggressive training.

Weight lifting injuries can include:

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