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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 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 01:45 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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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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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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How long before i lose significant muscle mass

Hello, I have been training since february 2016 and I've obtained quite a bit of lean muscle mass. I have a complicated shoulder injury and have tried so many things. I've been to several different doctors at the hospital, I've seen fysiotherapists and chiropractors. Right now the doctors...

Bodybuilding016‎, Today 02:05 PM
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Iliacus and/or Psoas pain after Bench Press

I've recently noticed that some front hip pain I've been intermittently experiencing correlates with the days immediately following a Bench Press workout. Anatomically, does this make sense, and, if so, what steps can I take to rectify this? For additional context, a former trainer a couple...

Carus‎, Today 12:59 PM
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dull shoulder pain coming from rear delt?

i dont know really where my tenderness / dull pain in the shoulder comes from, i though it was some rotator cuff thing (soft damaged in any case) but now imagine: tuck your elbow in vertical with your body, raise the forearm till it gets horizontal, now try to move the arm outwards the body,...

patilla‎, 09-21-2007 01:28 PM
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Knee Grinding/Injury Post Leg Day

Morning, For background purposes, I exercise regularly by primarily lifting weights but I also do a fair amount of cardio. I am 5'10 190 and pretty lean and I have honestly always struggled getting great leg growth, but typically I rep around 300-315lbs for 4-5 sets of 5-6 reps (depends on day)...

blackbkt‎, 05-22-2018 06:40 AM
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Breathing difficulty after training - won't go away

I have been lifting 3 days a week for about 8 weeks. About 4 days ago I finished my weights session and immediatly had trouble breathing in, I can still breath but it just doesn't feel like a good full breath, even though my lungs are completely expanded. I keep trying to yawn to get more air in...

Al1978‎, 10-17-2007 02:58 AM
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Pec injury (pic included)

Good morning, I have not been on this website in years. I was training a couple weeks ago when I developed this strain that turned into an area of swelling in my chest. It looks like a marble is under my skin when i raise my arm (see picture). Attempting any upper body exercise no matter how...

Rdoogz89‎, Yesterday 05:15 AM
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Scheuermann disease and resistance training

So... i had back pain from doing deadlifts.... everyone said it was just poor form... but i saw a sports doctor who recommended an mri and xray... these revealed a mild case of scheuermanns disease... a wedging of my lower lumber vertebrae... So anyway... hard to find any information on this...

dustman007‎, 04-24-2018 06:38 AM
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Thumbs down Left side hip pain after squats - pain on walking or sitting

I’ve stepped up my leg workouts for a few months now but not even very heavy weight, but with fairly high reps. I’ve been doing squats ten reps each set with either the hex cage or holding a dumbbell in each hand. Going all the way down to seated or even lower position no cheating. ...

modiferous‎, 11-24-2017 03:37 PM
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Decline bench reverse crunch neck/trap pain

I just tried to do this exercise for the first time, as shown at 4:40 in this video: /watch?v=tGqNA4g_MBI Now i have really bad pain in the right side of my neck/trap area. it hurts when i move my head, and it hurts too much to move my head back. Does anyone know what's going on here/ what i can...

MaxZM98‎, 05-17-2018 03:22 AM
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SI Back Pain/Hip Pain Need Advice

Hey Guys, Ive been dealing with nagging SI pain on my left side for a while now. It is to the left of my tailbone. I believe it started after tweaking it front squatting too low a long time ago. The pain mainly started in the SI area but now I also get hip pain in the front occasionally. It...

KDG730‎, 05-03-2018 09:46 AM
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Possible causes of chronic neck, upper trap tightness? PTs and physicians welecome.

Before inevitable "go to a doctor" response...I've seen the following in the greater Boston area: •Ortho (twice) who ordered MR Arthrogram of affected side shoulder twice with no significant findings aside from "mild widening of AC joint likely from chronic sprain" -when he performed some...

Ecto9783‎, Yesterday 08:09 AM
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Low back pain when releasing the lat pulldown?

So basically just like the title says, i get really bad pain in my lower back right after i release the handle from the lat pulldown and it stretches my torso. I stopped doing lat pulldowns because of it. I think that may be the sacroilliac joint or something i hope its not a slipped disc. I...

xxJesterLordxx‎, 05-22-2018 03:08 PM
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WRIST AND FOREARM pain please help please ...

Hey im 24 male i have a pain in my wrist and forearm. im lifting weights for about a year now . last week i noticed i cant supinate or pronate my wrist it hurt so i took 6 days of training then i did tricep today and i just went to do bicep my wrist hurt in ulnar side even with 2.5 kg dumbless the...

sammyy17‎, 05-22-2018 12:31 AM
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Anyone have thoughts about this injury from deadlift?

So it's been exactly 2 weeks from my injury and I haven't lifted any weights or done any cardio since then. I was doing deadlifts using two 55 lb dumbells (110 lbs in all). I had already done 3 sets of 7 reps when I was on my last set. All of a sudden I felt a sharp stabbing pain in the middle of...

jagsfan05‎, 05-18-2018 02:48 PM
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Lower Back Pain only when liftIng

Hey guys, so I’m overseas for work, and since I’ve been here I’ve been training like a madman. I was experiencing lower back pain (very tight almost pinch like feeling) after deadlifts (between sets). And I got the same feeling doing straightleg deadlifts on leg day. I didn’t work out for a...

robertd97‎, 05-20-2018 04:13 AM
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Question Discomfort around inner pec

Hi all, So here's the deal. I woke up on Tuesday morning and felt a slight pain around my inner left pec. I can feel this pain for example when I stretch my left arm above my head or if I pull back my left arm pretty far (like I am going to throw a punch). I was suppose to work out that...

unnamedplayer‎, 09-12-2007 06:22 PM
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RC experience

Last summer July 1st day I left for vacation, My shoulder had its last stand. I was careless and pressed through some pain, it got to the point where when i woke I couldn't even lift my arm. Yeah that was fun, ended up with 3 tears I opted to not have surgery and go the PT route, well slowly I...

polishedball‎, 05-21-2018 07:15 AM
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Torn labrum on MRI, but lifting/pressing heavy without pain

So about three or four months ago, I fell off my snowmobile cutting the first path over a 6 foot snow bank. It was a pretty lame fall, at very low speeds, and I didnt think much of it. My shoulder felt pretty banged up, but made decent progress over the first month, but I am still unable to sleep...

TonySturch‎, 05-29-2015 08:25 AM
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Recurring Pec issues.

Hey folks, I need some help with my pec strain (s) maybe 5 or 6 ish months ago i was doing slow eccentrics on the bench 3x a week and then of course, my left pec ( where it connects to the shoulder area) popped, maybe a month or two later -- i benched 365 for reps two days in a row and boom, it...

meconfused‎, 05-20-2018 05:11 PM
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Left Rib Swollen Or Normal?

Hi there, I recently finished a pretty heavy chest session and took a photograph afterwards and noticed that my left rib was protruding out slightly. I am not sure if that is my ab, rib or both? Is this normal or should I go to the doctor to get it checked out? About a month ago I had pain...

Psychecontrol‎, 05-20-2018 05:21 PM
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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 12:57 AM
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Programs for strong joints

Are knee and elbow pain inevitable with long-term heavy lifting? I used to get frequent low back pain for years until I started hitting GHD/back extensions every single session, then no issues while the weights got heavier and heavier. Same with shoulders, since I started hitting basic front...

RonSwoleman‎, 05-01-2018 07:01 AM
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Pit of elbow still hurting 2 days after doing bicep curls

So, been a lurker on here for awhile, but here's a basic run down. I just decided to get in to bodybuilding starting last Thursday, so I got a membership at a gym, did some work on arms first (in hindsight, not the best plan) then after the work out, arms were a little sore, as expected. Woke up...

CarnageRules‎, 05-19-2018 05:26 PM
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Winged scapula - what exercises should i *not* do?

Well i always thought that i simply had an underveloped middle back which led to me not having the sort of line of muscle or thickness in the back, cos my back always looked like this : with the shoulder blades sticking out but i've realised now it's because of winged scapular. i've already...

safi connection‎, 01-07-2009 05:29 AM
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Exclamation Vastus Medialis Pain

Hi, i’ve been lifting for a little over a year and this pain which I think is in the vastus medialis started when started lifting heavy (3-5 reps) on squats, I can barely walk when this happens and the muscle seems like it’s bulging, when the bulging decreases the pain also decreases. I asked a...

Ronny321123‎, 05-17-2018 06:23 PM
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