Originally Posted by Susie Rosenberg
Question: would I be better off doing fewer squats, but with a little weight, or more unweighted (air) squats? Goal being to really get stronger. I have done a few squats with 20 lbs. of DBs on my shoulders. My problem is I can't grip a bar across the back (nor hold it overhead) because of limited ROM in my shoulder, but I can place a DB on my shoulder and hold it with my hand.
Considering your history, my suggestions for you would be both. Even better than that, I'd suggest the majority of your leg work come from hill walking and multidirectional lunges (with or without weight).