The short answer is yes.
Every exercise ever created serves a purpose and can be beneficial for the right person. However, there are exercises that can harm you. If you have orthopedic issues or movement limitations, the wrong exercise could do more harm than good. The squat, for example, delivers incredible strength and conditioning benefits, but if you have arthritic knees and tight hips, you will miss all the benefits and feel quite a bit of pain as you perform the movement.
At One on One, we thoroughly screen our clients so we can prescribe the best exercises for them, and conversely, determine what exercises they should avoid.