Originally Posted by Dreamliner
You know, you could actually turn lemons into lemonade here. Presumably, you're going to have to start back light and careful. So, you might consider adopting a bodybuilder's mindset. You can increase muscle mass by using lighter weights and really concentrating on the contraction. Enjoy the pump. Strength is a long-term project anyway. It'll come (or return).
I worked out all of September with my wife's 8 pound dumbbells for various exercises. I just did a ton of reps. Then I took November off to see if that helped my shoulder.