Does lifting heavy ass weight inevitably lead to bad joints

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  1. Dobis P.R.

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    like bad knees and such from squatting a quarter ton.
     
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    I'm trying to learn.
     
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    As with most lifts:

    If you use good form, no.
    If your form sucks, it's possible.
     
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    i would also think its possible with good form if you lift a lot of weight consistently for a long period of time. I'm thinking of osteoarthritis in the knee's specifically. but bear in mind that having strong muscles around a joint will help prevent oa :)
     
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    No matter how good your form is... weight lifting is gonna give you some problems if you go heavy, a good example being dave tate... how many injuries has the guy had
     
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    A 500 lbs bench doesn't look so sucky to me anymore
     
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