shoulder & knee problems

I have recently begun lifting weights, and have encountered two problems. The first is my left knee--I have pain on the inside (right side), midway down the joint. I have had this pain for several years when I attempt to jog or even occasionally when I walk. It would feel sort of like something got out of line a little (no pop or sudden jerk). This would go away within a day. This pain has gone on for a week. I have been doing some squats, and I wear the cheap tennis shoes from Walmart. Also, i have put on several pounds of muscle since beginning to lift weights. Can you give any advice to help this problem. I want to get back to working out and walking normally. My second problem is my right shoulder. Every time i try to get back into working out in any capacity over the last 10 years, my shoulder will begin to hurt and feel weak. It is mainly in the straight on pushing exercises (pushups, flat bench press), but when it is bad, it also affects incline & military press & dumbell flyes.

Posted By Jeremy on November 11, 2008 at 14:26:00:

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