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    After an injury, I noticed that one side of my chest was bigger than the other. So, in an attempt to fix it, I started to do workouts to try and strengthen that one side. But, it has led to multiple imbalances in my body. What am I suppose to do?

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    I'd say focus on compound movements and the imbalances will sort themselves out.
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    Hi cobrien2!

    I agree with SimonSaysROFL – Focus on lifting normally and your weak side will catch up eventually. Several years ago I had a strained right pectoral, which led to a similar imbalance to what I imagine you're dealing with. Once I healed, I focussed on gradually building my bench press back to where it was. In a few months I had regained my former strength and my formerly smaller, weaker pec had returned to its previous size. Muscles will always grow faster under training stimulus when they're rebuilding to a size they've been before. I hope this helps.
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    I don't have any special recommendation to you. Because I don't know much about this imbalance. Do what the OP said already. And of course don't hesitate to take medical treatment.

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    I recommend dumbells vs compound movements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eddierose View Post
    I recommend dumbells vs compound movements.
    I mostly agree with this. I'd go dumbbell compound movements.
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