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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: 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: -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: 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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

anonymous‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Sciatic pain management

I've been dealing with some sciatic pain I can't get rid of, it goes away at times after hitting the gym but comes back next day, already tried different mattresses and positions. I've done some hamstring and piriformis stretches but don't help much, maybe I'm doing the wrong ones. Anyone got...

DASBUNKER‎, 10-12-2018 02:39 PM
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Severe Lower Back Pain and Spasms

To start I want to say that I have always had chronic lower back pain/ache, with a few episodes, but nothing like this. I am 28 in relatively good shape and can squat/deadlift pain free. My back is tight, but I do yoga, foam roll and have relatively good range of motion. It is just tight going...

Temple90‎, Today 12:54 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: . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 07:06 PM
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Pec Injury

I built a base of two months of doing a P90x/Insanity hybrid. I cut down almost 30lbs, stopped the hybrid workout and began lifting soley weights again, in particular, the big compound movements bench squats deadlifts military presses pullups. I was working the 8-10 rep range as I wanted to build...

Sirtitan‎, 10-09-2018 07:32 AM
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Lung and Throat Pain During Run

I took about a week off, and went for a run today. After the 0.5 mile mark, I started to feel like I was drowning in blood. Could taste and smell it, and my chest felt extremely heavy and I keep coughing. I don't have a cold. I do vape that JUUL crap, but this has never happened before. I had to...

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Red face Pec Major Ruptured - Lets get this show on the road!

As I have endless time on my hands I though I would keep an active thread of the long mental and physical journey ahead of my with my recent pec major tear which occurred on 1st October 2018 whilst bench pressing at the gym. Spent 4 years living and working as a paramedic in London; returned to...

dodgindossy‎, 10-10-2018 08:45 PM
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Facet joint issues - Exercises in gym?

Hi, I'm 22, and lifted roughly 3 times a week from around 17-21. Through dead lifting (and probably squatting) with bad form, I have developed chronic lower back pain (right at the bottom of my back above my ass/on the pantline on the left and right) for the past 1-1.5 years at a pain of around...

nkf176‎, 01-03-2018 06:56 AM
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Rotator Cuff/Shoulder MRI

I hurt my rotator cuff 3 months ago whenever I was squatting and the bar slid down my back and caught my hand, forcing my shoulder into a very painful position. It hurts now as bad as it did back then, and I believe my rotator cuff may be torn. I was told by a physical therapist that he feared...

Spedicus‎, 10-16-2018 06:19 PM
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Question Slight sharp pain in right quad after squats

I have a weird small pain in my right quadricep that occurs after squatting and lasts around 36 hours. It's not present before I squat, but soon begins after my first working weight set. It's only in my right quad. It occurs only sometimes when I bend my right leg. I can easily work through it, but...

ethanol14‎, 10-17-2018 06:07 AM
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Is my Lower back in danger?

Im currently doing many exercises involving lower back and Im afraid my back will get hurt over the long run.. The exercises Im doing : Squats ( less involvement than a regular squat) - twice a week but the second variation is much less intense. , Romanian deadlift ( twice a week ) , rack pulls...

Orelabergel1‎, 10-17-2018 05:22 AM
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Dumbbell Overhead Press Lockout Injury?

Although I don't think it's likely a minor strain (only a slight amount of pain) I think there may me something I'm doing wrong with my DBOHP, especially the lockout. Today, I upped the weight and was fine for the first few sets, until the last set where I couldn't kick the weight up at all...

AppropriateGuy‎, 10-17-2018 01:12 AM
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Unable to do most triceps exercises, due to sharp elbow pain

Any kind of overhead extension, whether it is with a bar, dumbbell, cables or machine really bothers and irritates my left elbow. Even a very light load for a few reps (10 pounds) becomes unbearable to do because of elbow pain. Lying extensions (skullcrushers) with free weights or cables or...

redmchalo‎, 10-16-2018 11:14 AM
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Exclamation How to prevent hernias/aneurisms while doing vasala?

So I been on jason blaha 5x5 program for 2 months and started to work on my breathing just recently. I seen the vasala manuever and tried it, and it increased my squat by 10 lbs. BUT after further researching I seen it could lead to stroke, hernias, passing out etc. So my main question is this:...

newdrew03‎, 10-16-2018 11:12 PM
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Running on road/tredmill pain

Hi there, Just a quick one really... So I've been trying to jog recently (to get fit and ready for beginner boxing classes). I've been jogging around our block and in my right foot (which is a flat foot) I get a shooting pain which is mainly at my calf and the bottom of my foot really hurts...

Stiffman‎, 10-16-2018 04:41 PM
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Shoulders uneven, tight pec, sore forearms, getting painful

Looking for any help here! Had a desk job for 15 years and I have a feeling it was the cause... I'm right handed so I used the mouse a lot, and looking back, I don't think I kept my shoulders even while on the computer every day. I think I probably pulled my right shoulder forward consistently and...

Yaga187‎, 10-16-2018 04:40 PM
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How to squat with anterior hip impingment

After getting my squat around the 270-280 mark I started noticing pain in my hips I figured it was doms and because I was squatting more. One day it got bad and everytime I got parallel in my Squat is was a pinch in the front of my hips and got worse the further down I got. I dealt with it for a...

bojanglez34‎, 10-14-2018 01:52 AM
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Question maybe a strain

so, i think i maybe have a strain but there's something strange about it , i did chest last Friday and i didn't felt any sharp pain or something. . . workout went normal , so yesterday when i was taking a bath after work i noticed some kinda bruised line and with a little bit of a swell, and i...

poiuytnf‎, 10-16-2018 06:48 AM
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Scapula Pain/Winging - video please help

I've had a problem with shoulder pain for 2 years now. It started with a clicking sound and no pain, but has gradually deteriorated to the point I'm having to work from home 4 days a week as just sitting at a desk, walking/running will bring on pain across the top of my scapula. It's like an...

alfiefox94‎, 10-13-2018 04:37 AM
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Thigh contusion/knee pain

First thing, I have a doctor's appointment but it's not for two weeks. Outside of lifting I play soccer a few times a week. Probably not so smart since you always pick up bruises and twists here and there. Anyway... About 9 days ago I got a knee right into my lower quadriceps. Had to come off...

smko8‎, 10-13-2018 07:51 AM
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Unhappy Dropped 195lb barbell on my chest yesterday...

I was doing 195 on flat bench, which is a weight I can do 6 times at this point. I don't really know exactly what happened, but on the 4th rep my left wrist decided to roll forward causing me to release the weight, causing the barbell to come crashing down on my chest. Suprisingly it didn't hurt...

kingbeef323‎, 11-24-2007 08:38 PM
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Anterior Bankart Labrum Tear Surgery – My Recovery Log

Hey everyone, so I am having surgery on my anterior torn labrum (3 o’clock bankart tear) this coming Tuesday and will be keeping a log for anyone interested. My doctor, who is a younger athletic type guy, has already set goals and realistic expectations for me based on my age (22), tear size...

ryansmeltzer‎, 05-07-2014 08:31 AM
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Lower back soreness after squats

I'm a beginner, not sure if this is normal. No sharp shooting pain, just a dull pain that lasts a few days. I think the pain is on the side of my spine and I feel it if I'm bending over (to tie my shoes for example). Wondering if I might be going too low or using bad posture on the way up from...

FormerSoyboy‎, 10-14-2018 08:37 PM
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Forearm pain tendonitis?

Hi all i'm in need of some advice as my arms still hurting a week after i felt pain. I've been doing a few sets of hammer curls after my 5x5 workout and noticed my left forearm has started to hurt at the back going towards my elbow. I've stopped doing all exercises and rested a week it still...

Stone36‎, 10-14-2018 05:59 AM
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Anyone here know how to read an elbow MRI???

3 weeks until I figure out what the doctor says but its killing me to know. A little backround..... MRI is of right elbow -Had a ulnar nerve release in Jan 2017 -Received 2 cortisone shots ( April, August) for golfers elbow -Ulnar never transposition in Jan 2018 -Golfers elbow return Aug...

0R1G1N‎, 10-12-2018 01:12 PM
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Leg/hip rotation issues

I've been having knee pain on and off for a while, which I only really encounter during karate, and only when doing a side-kick with the bad knee on the support leg. I finally realised today during a warm up in the gym that my right leg twists to the side when doing high leg swings with my left...

Lienori‎, 10-12-2018 05:04 AM
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