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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

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

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 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 01:45 AM
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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 12:14 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 10:30 PM
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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 02:43 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 10:05 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 06:03 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 06:45 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 05:31 AM
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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 09:33 AM
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The Truth About Cubital Tunnel Syndrome aka Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

If you're having problems with your ulnar nerve at the elbow, then I highly recommend you should read this. If the problem you're having is at you're ulnar nerve at your wrist, then look elsewhere, I haven't had experience with that problem. If you're like me, then you're dealing with cubital...

benfriedman97‎, 07-23-2015 12:19 AM
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Shoulder issues.

Throughout my life every time I have gotten serious about weight lifting I have gotten an injury to my shoulder. I recently committed to lifting again and was doing great using barbells. Today I was forced to use hotel dumbells. Long story short at some point I was fatigued and trying to put...

GomojoeXL‎, Yesterday 10:25 PM
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scapholunate grade 3 full ligament tear

I was diagnosed today with scapholunate grade 3 full ligament tear. the x-rays show a huge gap between bones in my hand that can not be repaired by artho or conventional therapy (so the doc says). I'm going to get a 2nd and 3rd opinion. I was told I have 3 options: a) do nothing, i'll be in...

nipomo‎, 01-12-2011 09:35 AM
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Neck and shoulder while doing shoulder exercise

Hi guys, I've hurt my neck and shoulder while doing shoulder excercise. Let me explain in detail how did it happen. In January, I was doing lateral raises. I did first set and everything was fine. But during the second repetition, I got strain in my right shoulder and since then my...

sanky12ka4‎, Yesterday 09:45 AM
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Distal Biceps Tendon Tear...

On June 3, while tuning up for my PL meet in August I completely tore the biceps tendon in my left arm while dead lifting a paltry 305lbs. Word of caution to everyone, especially us older lifters, although this can happen to anyone at any age according to my orthopedic surgeon, once you hit 35...

rodman2735‎, 06-13-2018 11:34 AM
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Knee pain after squats

Hey guys. So a little backstory before explaining my current problem. I think I have a "partially" flat foot as diagnosed by some doctor. I'm not sure what the definition of "partial" could be in this case but I think they meant cavus foot (since my foot definitely is not completely flat, there...

ShellRox‎, 06-02-2018 12:03 PM
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Angry Sore Muscles After Intense Exercise?

I went to personal training to get ready for marine bootcamp and during the next 2 days my muscles were sore as hell. I missed personal training today because I was so sore and did not want to slow everybody down. Is there a quick way to heal sore muscles? I have been eating lots of protein and...

victormora0114‎, 06-15-2018 10:25 PM
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Exclamation Scapular recreation problems on one side help!!!!!

So I’ve had this problem for about a year and a half now. I would usually try to work through it or try at least . I can’t retract my scapula properly on my right side when I try doing dumbbell/bench press my right shoulder just pinches or I feel discomfort in it, when I squat I find I cannot...

felix3051‎, 06-15-2018 07:37 PM
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Triceps pain when pushing?

First of all I'm sorry if this is unrelated question but I didn't know where else to ask, so hopefully you can answer this. I'm a 20-year-old male. I've had an elbow fracture (olecranon) about 5 months ago. Surgery wasn't required, just had a cast for a month and 2 weeks of physiotherapy. 2 months...

Apollo190‎, 06-14-2018 12:55 PM
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deadlift, lower back gave

Dam guys, I'm so safe with ever exercise I do. I was feeling good, and wanted to add 10 pounds, Had everything going in my favor, but my mind NOT focusing on my bad ass form, trying to push that amount of weight. After I injured I realized that I was lifting to much, but my eagerness blinded me...

l337g0g0‎, 06-11-2018 05:22 PM
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Shoulder pain

Hello, I recently started lifting weights (about 4 months ago) and all was fine until a week ago. During bench press my left shoulder hurts. The pain is located in front on top. I also only get it while doing the exercise. Thanks in advance! Edit: I'm 17 years old

kelphin‎, 06-15-2018 04:07 AM
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Question Shoulder Pain and a Beginner Routine

Hi guys. I've been out of the gym for 2 years, but recently decided to begin the Fierce 5 routine. The problem is my right shoulder. I get pain in it whenever I do any kind of pressing exercise, no matter how light the weight is or how strict my form is. I think its my rotator cuff but am not sure....

squashinit‎, 06-13-2018 11:47 AM
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Posture issues

Hey Everyone. I have been working on a posture issue for a bit. A little back story. I went to change up to a 2 day lifting schedule and on the second day it was dead lift and Overhead press day. It consisted of 2 x 5, 1 x 3 warm up than for working sets it was 2 x 5, 1 x AMRAP. After that...

Alan21‎, 06-14-2018 07:02 PM
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How to correct severely flared ribs?

Hi all! I’m a recently retired Div. I long-distance swimmer. I have always had what I thought was a “very large rib cage,” looking very broad straight on but skinny from the side. I thought maybe it was genetics, but as I got older I experienced a plethora of other issues: tight pectorals with...

NowASwammer‎, 06-12-2018 06:25 PM
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Shoulder issue during certain triceps exercises

It's like I feel a rubber band snapping with each rep (like a rubber band flipping over the bone). Happens on outside of one shoulder. It mainly happens when I do standing cable tricep pressdowns. Doesn't really occur at any other time in any other exercise. It's not an injury. It's also not...

Fitness0101‎, 06-14-2018 02:55 PM
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What are the best recommended leg exercises for back and knee problems

Tore ACL years ago, and back injury from something falling on it herniated discs 10 years ago. It still gives occasional pain so now that I am back in the gym I am reluctant to do squats, deadlifts, or similar. Seated leg curls and seated leg extensions of course will hit the quads and hams....

Fitness0101‎, 06-14-2018 02:50 PM
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Question Help fix my knee pain, please!

So I’ve been lifting for 4 years. Bodybuilding and powerlifting. I recently started working out, this time with knee pain (Lateral knee pain). Whether it’s with weights or body weight. I can squat no problem with weights if I shift weight or have a perfect squat. But there will be times where if I...

Broduh‎, 06-12-2018 08:55 PM
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How to recover from bicep strain

I believe I have a strain or sprain on my left bicep The thing is my right arm is slightly smaller than left. So I thought I will do a little more work with the right arm to make it a similar size. Unfortunately, this did not solve the problem, as now my right arm is still smaller, yet stronger...

Fitness0101‎, 06-14-2018 02:39 PM
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Pushing through a hip labral tear (and SI joint pain) without surgery

So last year my doc said I had a "juicy" labral tear in my right hip after having an MRI arthrogram done. I was scheduled for surgery 2 months later, but it was cancelled literally last minute when I had to move to another state. I suffered the injury almost certainly from squatting too low, I...

wsteve30‎, 06-14-2018 01:26 AM
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Umbilical Hernia

Hey guys, Just want to see if anybody had any advice or experience in regards to this. I have an 'Umbilical Hernia' which is right behind my belly button. If you're looking straight at me it's probably above and to the right by a couple of millimeters. They've said it's about 1 inch in length...

Jwantstolift‎, 06-13-2018 06:07 AM
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Unhappy Bruised in Tricep long head area.. help!

hey guys so yesterday it was raining i slipped and fell and my arm just hit a steel rod it was discomfort no pain. then came night i iced it and put on some lotion and in morning i saw this bruse and mild pain. Im scared did i tore my tricep long head attachment in the shoulder. But i can do all...

sammyy17‎, 06-09-2018 09:51 PM
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Lifting with fractured wrist

Anybody have ideas for lifting with a fractured wrist?

NeverSummerWest‎, 06-13-2018 05:28 AM
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Max Strength on Allograft Tendon for Biceps?

History: Tore my distal biceps tendon in December 2017 at work. Worked with a torn bicep tendon(I do warehouse and shipping work, anywhere from .1lbs to 75lbs daily) Surgery was in February 2018. Damage was so bad I had to get Allograft tendon, they also sliced an artery when I was under...

BrettCoon‎, 06-10-2018 08:44 PM
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Unhappy Minor pec injury, can I keep working out?

Didn't know where else to post this, guess you could consider rest as a supplement ? Long story short I strained my pec on a flat db bench going heavy, It's not swollen and it doesn't hurt or anything unless I press my arm forward, this happened a week ago and I've exercising regularly ever...

Pernani‎, 06-10-2018 03:34 PM
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Knee pains after power walking?

I've been doing some power walking on the sidewalk and noticed my knees are now intermittently stiff and sometimes going up steps feels like a needle going through the kneecap. My shoes are newer but the same supportive pair I've had for years. Not too much grass in the area to walk on otherwise....

12345fitness‎, 06-12-2018 06:01 PM
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