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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

Learn how to prevent and injury, or deal with one you already have.

Sticky Thread Sticky: TheBroBrah's Guide To Correcting Excessive APT.

For those of you who don't know, APT stands for "Anterior Pelvic Tilt". I recently fixed my APT, i had it pretty bad, definitely a lot worse than most people. How did i get it? Playing video games 24/7 for 2 years straight. Sedentary lifestyles are the biggest cause of APT. Jobs where you are...

TheBroBrah‎, 01-15-2011 01:14 AM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: *** OFFICIAL INGUINAL HERNIA RECOVERY Thread ***

This thread is dedicated to hernias, hernia recovery, hernia survivors, success stories. I am here for any MISCer or BB.com member if you need motivation help, advice, encouragement, words of wisdom, hints, tips, tricks, or just a fellow friend who truly knows what you are going through....

ShoulderBrah‎, 04-06-2011 02:45 AM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Anyone here in Pain? Here's what to do (99% of the time) - seriously (move it!)

Have you read a post like this: "i have this pain that is that might be - what do i do so i can lift again" Guess what? To Get out of Pain MORE than 9 times out of 10 the answer is a simple two parter you can test yourself 1) NEVER MOVE INTO PAIN - really - do not work through pain

mc-‎, 10-13-2011 03:43 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: strategies for low back pain (it may not be about anything in the back)

THis post started life as a reply to someone having "horrible back pain" i've seen three of these in one day, so thought perhaps a general thread may help. The point of this post is to offer an alternative perspective about back pain that says it mayn't be about the back; it may be about pain...

mc-‎, 11-27-2009 11:05 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: -Posture Correction Information and Routines-

Common Postural Deficiencies Desk Jockey: What Sitting All Day is Doing to Your Body In Defense of Overhead Lifting.............Tests for Shoulder Girdle Health Dysfunction Tests Total body corrective routines: Neanderthal No More Part I Neanderthal No More Part II Neanderthal No More...

Gzus‎, 04-14-2010 11:30 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Complete Shoulder and RC Injury Article

Here's an article that I've alluded to a few times that I had been working on. It's finally finished. I hope you like the final product. If you have any suggestions or comments, please let me know. I'd be happy to hear constructive criticisms on the article. My goal with this article was to make a...

BernieD‎, 07-13-2005 07:45 PM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: shoulder bulletproofing: rarely about Rotator Cuff strength

This post started as a discussion about exercises for the rotator cuff as a strategy many folks seems to think helps "bulletproof" one from shoulder injury. This approach speaks to a misunderstanding it seems of the mechanics of the shoulder and where injury in the shoulder generally begins. ...

mc-‎, 09-17-2011 06:31 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Quit doing your own bench liftoffs!!!

I've been in and out of numerous ortho offices the past 6 months trying to rehab a myriad of shoulder issues. A posterior labral tear being the root issue. I was unsure of the exact cause of the tear until I saw a surgeon that really understood bench form and how it relates to shoulder health. I...

davisj3537‎, 03-20-2014 07:03 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Follow Your Doctor's Orders

This subforum is for discussing strategies to get you back in the gym after you've received the green light to do so from your attending physician. There is no internet substitute for in-person, professional diagnosis and treatment of injuries. If you make a post asking about doing anything...

ironwill2008‎, 01-18-2015 10:33 AM
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Lifting with hemorrhoids

Can I lift weights with painless internal hemorrhoids? It is only noticable after bowel movement so no discomfort at all.

Kanyade‎, Today 02:11 AM
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Pain at bottom of ribs

So, I've had abdominal issues for years; pain, bloating etc. Most of the pain was towards the bottom of the abdomen. In the last ten months it got much worse, and I started having intense upper abdominal pain. I started burping a lot and my bones starting cracking all over. Went through all the...

jp390‎, Yesterday 09:36 PM
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Question Building lower back muscles for injury prevention?

I've had issues with my lower back for a few years now – mix of hereditary and previous injury – and since I recently came back to the gym it's been a struggle. A lot of exercises, even if they're simple/done with good form/have nothing to do with the back will make it tight and twingy for days. It...

WritingVincent‎, Yesterday 02:33 PM
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"Weightlifter's Shoulder" - Distal Clavicle Osteolysis - Resection Surgery

Well guys, I haven't found any concrete evidence on the internet that this surgery works well, but I decided to take one for the team, and go through with this surgery. My problem was this: http://shoulderpaininfo.com/shoulderACOsteolysis.html . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 08:06 PM
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Baaaad MRI Findings for Shoulder, Help!

Here are my MRI results and hopefully some of you guys can help me out (BTW, these findings are about six months ago in left shoulder, dominant side): Rotator cuff tendons are normal. Mild Edema within Infraspinatus muscle consistent with early denervation. Biceps long head normal. Do I need...

MusclesUnite‎, 02-23-2017 04:03 PM
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Spinal PRP or Stem Cell Injections

I was hoping to find somebody who has had experience with stem cells or prp injections in the spine. I've found plenty of people that have had this procedure in knees, elbows, shoulders, etc. but I haven't seen a lot of spinal patients. I have an annular tear in my L4 L5 disc that I've been...

slayer6x6‎, Yesterday 09:31 AM
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Osteoarthritis of the shoulder joint

Any weight-lifters here diagnosed with osteo in their shoulder joint? 9 years ago I was hit by a car while riding my motorcycle and was relatively uninjured despite a few forward flips onto my left side. My hand (fractured), bicep (strained), and shoulder(undiagnosed) took the brunt of the...

RavageX‎, 07-26-2012 09:39 PM
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Unhappy broken humorous recovery (arm wrestling accident)

I broke my humorous bone in my right arm about 3 weeks ago, Sept. 13th, and I have to say its been very depressing ever since. I was the strongest id ever been in my life before hand, making excellent gains in size and strength before suffering this injury. I broke it arm wrestling (yeah i know...

bucknut22‎, 09-29-2008 09:13 PM
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Can anyone tell me what this armpit muscle is called?

So for the last 4months I've been having a weird full feeling in this area.it feels tight and not normal also a crawling feeling aswell and muscle twitching.no pain unless I bench super wide grip as it stretches the area.any ideas what this may be it's annoying .I know what caused it I was warming...

live1‎, 02-22-2017 05:12 AM
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Abnormal muscle lump on ribcage right below chest...why??

recently i noticed a noticeable muscle lump that connects under my right pec on the rib cage. I've been working out for 3 years and i'm currently 20yo. at one time a while ago I noticed it, but it was very small and didn't think anything from it, but now it has gotten rather large as I continued to...

mesmk001‎, 04-02-2009 08:48 PM
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Talking c tunnel syndrome who??

Hi, In night i have ''dead'' hands very often, mostly every night. For quite some time allready. They did a EMG today and found out that there is carpal tunnel syndrome in both wrists. Now.. I train 4 times a week, does anyone else have/had CTS?? I do not want to help this ith surgery and i will...

Misanthrope90‎, 02-24-2017 10:09 AM
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Knee Pain on the inside side of my legs

Ok im just gonna cliff it. - Pain on the inside parts of my knees (left leg, right side of knee and vice versa) - Currently doing Fierce 5, and find RDL impossible to lock down the form. - Pain shoots up my leg into the quad from the knee when doing RDL. Side notes: - Gamer, sitting all...

backpain101‎, 02-20-2017 04:17 AM
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Wrist injury caused by boxing

Hi , I've had a problem and its been over 12 months now. It got better at one point last year and i started boxing again but after 2 month of sparring, bag work etc... the pain has come back but much more sharper and sensitive. its now been 12 weeks since and it has gotten better but only...

Marcinnx‎, 02-03-2017 07:10 AM
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Question I can't squat all the way down

My knees are locking half way down, when i go lower i keep falling back, i really want to perform a perfect squat any advice or warm up , stretching exercise that can help me?

gabl66‎, 02-23-2017 12:01 PM
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6 weeks after hernia surgery...

What core buliding exercises do you recommend to strengthen the abdomen to prevent a recurrence of an abdominal hernia? Any other tips for a person returning to lifting weights/cardio after hernia surgery?

jordaro2002‎, 05-26-2007 10:14 AM
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Retracting the Scapula but still Anterior Delt Pain?

I have been off any chest/shoulder work due to weak rotator cuffs for over a month now, I've been doing rehab exercises (given to me by my Physio) to strengthen my rotator cuff muscles as well. Just yesterday I went back to training chest, I retract the Scapula and I try keeping them tight, but I...

owjo‎, 02-23-2017 07:40 AM
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Impingement rehab and stretching : pain after the PT session. Normal or not ?

Suffering apparently from mild impingement (disconfort is mainly in my rear delt), i began a rehab PT. On the first session, he gave me active stretching to do that are the following : http://www.teachpe.com/images/stretching/posterior_shoulder_stretch2.jpg ...

shou‎, 01-12-2017 07:21 AM
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Torn Rotator Cuff Stem Cell Treatment

Greetings all, first post here. Thought I'd create a little blog to share my experiences going forward on my injury...... Background: May-July 2016 I recently changed my workout at the time to a M/W/F bench that looked like Mon 90% 5x1, Wed 60% 5x7, Fri 80% 5x5, increasing 5lbs per week for a...

markismighty‎, 10-23-2016 01:57 AM
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Think I Almost Pulled a Hernia

So I can find stuff about Hernia Prevention and Hernia recovery but nothing in between. I was doing some dead lifts and felt some sharp pain cropping up in my lower left abdomen/upper pelvis. I stopped immediately feeling something wasn't right. Anyways I haven't been to the gym in 3 days which...

Liftulese‎, 02-22-2017 12:10 PM
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Angry Completely Torn Pectoralis major and minor HELP

A little over a year ago (july 4th to be exact) I was in the gym like many others and managed to completely tear my Pec. I have been completely depressed and non motivated since then and I just have some questions as I know a few Pro's have managed to still compete after the same injury. First,...

Bsixxx‎, 12-11-2015 12:21 PM
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Shoulder Injury

Looking for some advice here guys. Sorry this post will be long but I will add cliff notes at bottom. Back in May of 2016 I injured my left shoulder presumably doing flat bench. I did not feel any pain at that time just a little strain to my left arm. That night however I thought I was having a...

daveb1978‎, 02-20-2017 01:15 PM
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tricep deformed after humerus fracture surgery

Hi everyone. Nearly 7 months ago I broke my right humerus, distal humerus fracture. Surgery was done and I have now 2 plates and 20 screws in my right arm. To reach my humerus they had to do a tricep splitting, and now I have a "deformed" tricep. I have been out of the gym for 6 months. You can see...

apalavi89‎, 08-30-2014 03:56 AM
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Having inguinal hernia surgery soon, I have a few questions...

I just got done reading the sticky of Inguinal Hernia stories and I'm sorry for making another post but I have some questions for those who have had this surgery. Thank you in advance. First of all, I am extremely devastated that im having this surgery. I originally was cleared for "no hernia"...

WillCostello‎, 01-22-2017 06:39 PM
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Eye pain after exercises?

Does anyone experience eye pain from weight lifting? I feel slight pain in my eyes, wanted to know if anyone else had the same issue.

soltan94‎, 02-20-2017 05:29 PM
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Cool Shoulder instability and laxity/looseness experiences

I've been experiencing these symptoms and awaiting an MR arthrogram to the confirm sports doctor's diagnosis. I'd like to hear other peoples' experiences...rehab, PT, surgery, etc. If I relax and manually push my left humeral head from the back/side, it migrates forward slightly and crunches....

Ecto9783‎, 02-20-2017 10:30 AM
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