Originally Posted by Signals
You know, as I mentioned at the bottom of my original post, I am currently rehabbing from shoulder surgery from Nov. 2012, and see an orthopedic surgeon every few weeks for follow up on my Physical Therapy. I didn't think of it until now as you mention it, but I'd bet he would answer a few questions as long as I was respectful of his time. I should write out a few well thought out questions and talk to him about it on my next visit.
Your doctor will be able to tell you what type of lifts you should avoid and what lifts could help you most during your recovery. He can also give you advise on supplements as well.