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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: 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: 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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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: -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: 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 Bodybuilding.com 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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TFCC Debridement Recovery Question

My hand surgeon wants to do a wrist arthroscopy as he suspects I have a tear in the articular disc of the TFCC. I'm being ultra cautious and am seeking second and third opinions from top hand surgeons before I go ahead with it and may switch doctors. I have also talked with Wendy and have a Wrist...

rakhmetov‎, 02-15-2017 12:55 PM
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Elbow tenotomy

Has anyone here gone through this or anything similar that could impart some words of wisdom or encouragement upon me? My elbow has been screwed for years with advanced tendonitus, and general rehab and rest hasn't done anything so surgery it is. My doctor says that I won't be back in the gym for 4...

Davis1891‎, 03-12-2019 12:20 PM
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Left clavicle surgery - recovery advicd.

Hi All, Hoping for some advice, I’m approaching my 6th week of recovery from surgery on my left clavical. I’ve purposely not been going to the gym to focus on a full recovery but can see how flat I’ve become and the significant muscle loss over the 6 weeks, making me very eager to get back...

butkieb0y‎, Yesterday 04:21 PM
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Patellofemoral Pain, anyone ever overcome it?

I love working out and have been working out since I was 15. About six months ago, I developed some knee issues and was told I have Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. I didn't really do any research on it and I stopped squatting / working out my legs. I recently started doing some physical therapy...

gerbilz‎, 08-18-2010 01:39 PM
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Very low shoulders, please help

Hey guys, I have noticed i have had very low shoulders for quite while and has got worse over time and i dont really know what do do Thanks for the help!

hayx‎, 03-15-2019 02:49 AM
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Unhappy rib/upper abdominal injury leg press

I was doing a leg press and I felt a sharp pain in my upper right abdominal and rib, the next day I could hardly get out of bed, my right side hurts when I breath, but nothing is broken, I think I strained my rib or abdominal. Has anybody ever have the same experience, it hurts like hell. You...

intermilan‎, 05-14-2006 12:20 AM
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Shin splints/leg day

Did a search on shin splints, but all of the threads seem to focused on running. I’m looking for some suggestions on what lifting exercises I should be avoiding while they heal and what exorcises I can continue with, if any, to avoid skipping leg work all together. As of right now,...

Hadian‎, 03-14-2019 08:24 AM
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Injured Shoulder

Few weeks ago when I was doing flat bench I felt something was wrong with my left shoulder. I did not feel anything pop. However I stopped benching. But now when I lift my left arm to the side it hurts. Further my left trap is getting activated and raises when I lift my arm to the side. This does...

swsu123‎, 03-12-2019 03:08 PM
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Wrist to elbow pain after weight lifting?

Hello! I am somewhat new to weight lifting and recently have been experiencing pain in my wrist and elbow the following day. It seems like tennis elbow and/or pain in the flexor muscle and I am curious how to avoid this? I am not sure if my form is wrong or maybe my wrists are not strong enough...

missjaclyn‎, 03-04-2019 09:16 AM
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Biceps pain and shoulder popping in right arm when doing pull ups and barbell rows?

I was on the assisted pull up machine doing pull ups with an overhand grip. I don't use a very wide grip, my grip is about shoulder width. I used 110 pounds assistance at 290 pounds bodyweight, doing 5 sets of 3 reps. While doing my first set of 3 reps, my right shoulder felt a little odd. Then...

redmchalo‎, 03-13-2019 09:37 PM
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Shoulder pain when performing rowing exercises

I feel pain in the front of one shoulder when i put it forward in order to perform every type of exercises for my back. I feel the pain at the end of the movement (end of eccentric). I also feel a little uncomfortable doing bicep curl. Zero pain with every other exercises (bench press, skull...

angelobarse‎, 03-13-2019 04:51 AM
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Neck pain for weeks

Currently on a Deload week and am wanting to relieve some tightness and pain so I can be fresh for next week my whole upper body feels exceptionally tight with some stiff neck for weeks now would it be better to go to a physio or just a deep massage

bojanglez34‎, 03-02-2019 08:33 AM
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deep squat cracking (no pain)

So I'm trying to deepen my squat, but I have a nervous feeling whenever I get low, there's cracking (like cracking knuckles) in my left knee. There's no pain, but it makes me nervous especially when I'm going to add some weight. should i be worried?

illpinoise‎, 03-02-2019 01:03 AM
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Question Grade 2 AC Seperation

So I separated my AC joint around a year ago. It was a grade 2 separation. Ever since then the bone has moved around on the AC side and there has been a bumb. I could move the bone around a ton. In and out of where it was supposed to be. But recently the range the bone could move dramatically...

nnickolson‎, 03-12-2019 09:05 PM
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Is it possible to pull a muscle and not know it until hours later?

I did my back workout at around 1 PM. At the time I experienced no pain. It's now several hours later and I have a pain in the right side of my rib cage, under my arm, every time that I breath. It's difficult for me to pinpoint the exact location, but I'd say it's slightly to the right of...

fatmanforever‎, 03-11-2019 02:00 PM
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Pinched Nerve in traps/neck - muscle atrophy in tricepts

Merry Christmas all! Was wondering if anyone has dealt with severe pinched nerves in the traps-neck. I went to a orthopedic Dr and ruled out bulging discs in the neck or bone spurs etc... there’s no issues with my shoulder rotator either. He referred me to a physical therapist which I have...

JimboRice‎, 12-25-2018 11:48 AM
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How to avoid shoulder overload (dumbbells)?

I am hoping to get tips on how to assure I don't get shoulder pain. I don't have any serious problems, but I have several reasons to make an effort to avoid such problems. I have these specific questions, but general advice is of course also welcome: I do 2 sets of Lateral Raise per training...

GreenSwede‎, 03-10-2019 11:56 AM
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Type V SLAP Tear?

Long story short...I had a pec tendon tear 2 years ago which was surgically fixed, but had ongoing pain & issues...Finally had a MRI with contrast and here are the results: 1. There is a type V SLAP tear, arising at the long biceps anchor, extending down nearly the entire anterior glenoid rim....

gunslash‎, 03-04-2019 03:32 PM
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Rotator Cuff / Bicep Tenodesis Surgery; Recovery Log

hello all... i had surgery to repair 2 large rotator cuff tears and a ruptured bicep tendon at the shoulder on April 22, 5 days ago. i will document my recovery to provide info to those facing this. There is a lot available on youtube and in internet forums like bb.com, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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Injured my lower back with back extensions

It's been a while since i did this exercise and i forgot not to hyper extend when doing them. First set, it felt like zero resistance so the second set i used a 25 lbs plate. Did 8 reps but holding that giant plate felt uncomfortable. So i did 1 more set of 8 bodyweight reps and that was it. ...

backinthegymbro‎, 03-09-2019 03:30 PM
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Exclamation Pulled lower back muscle taking ages to heal?

Hi guys, Roughly about 5 weeks ago I suffered from a lumbar strain/pulled lower back muscle from doing deadlifts. Being naive and a novice i did heavier weight than I should have and my form slipped. I've gone to like 2 doctors, 2 nurses, a PT and they have all said it is a lumbar strain...

Comicfire‎, 03-11-2017 09:32 AM
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Question Shoulder ac ligament pull

Hey peeps, First time posting :D 33yrs old / 196LBS / 6'1'' Right I’ve started to go back to the gym and build up, I hurt my shoulder 10 days ago doing overhead press. Been to the doctors and I’ve pulled my ac shoulder ligaments :( it hurts when I lift my arm up pass head height and...

andric86‎, 03-07-2019 12:54 AM
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Working Around Forearm Tendonitis

Seems like I've got some left forearm tendonitis from overuse and muscle imbalance. Here are the symptoms: Pain in forearm area opposite elbow when going from pronation to supination of wrist, and the other way around as well Pain on pinky side of forearm during supinated elbow extension So my...

tsp7221‎, 01-28-2019 02:18 PM
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Angry Right pec won’t engage

Ok,new guy here. I’m 49 years old, been training for 30 years. 5’11”, 235. Heavy basics, low reps, eat a lot, don’t compete. So for the past 10 years i have been dealing with a nagging injury in my rhomboids i believe. Knots and deep pain under my shoulder blades. Sometimes it flares up on the...

ctluba‎, 03-06-2019 02:13 PM
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Axillary cording - axillary web syndrome

Hi all, I hope someone had this before, a male, because I am only encountering this problem in females after breast surgery, due to scaring. So, it looks like this Story: I was doing pull ups taht day in my garage. Was incredibly hot inside, like in sauna so I was sweating like a...

Brkchey‎, 06-28-2016 04:50 AM
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