Originally Posted by Allanon
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.
Can't vouch for your situation, but when I had biceps tendonitis I found that I could row fairly heavy (in the manner I recommended) and that I could bench press almost immediately, albeit with much lighter weight. So, I benched light, rowed heavy, and eventually got back to normal.