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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: 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 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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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, Yesterday 08:37 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, Yesterday 01:52 AM
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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, Yesterday 05:59 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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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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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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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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Bleeding after cycling session

Is it normal to bleed after a cycling class? Do I need to get check? I never had a extreme workout like this.

Gemmaaa2021‎, 10-12-2018 12:16 AM
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Pinched Ulnar Nerve and Elbow pain/numbness

I started doing a lot more curls and increased my load too quickly. I work behind a computer all day, so I started getting numbness in my outside 2 fingers while typing. I went to the Dr. for something else and had her look. She says it looks like I have a pinched nerve that starts in my neck...

bretmarathon‎, 10-02-2018 06:46 PM
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Limited overhead mobility and nasty looking upper back!

Hey forum, I was training stronglifts 5x5 for 5 years with really good results, with only some shoulder pain holding me back. But then, one year ago I started getting really bad tension headaches, so I stopped lifting and tried to stretch out pecs/lats and do some passive hanging. With one month...

Stopish‎, 10-11-2018 12:12 PM
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deadlifting injury

i was deadlifting in the gym. i was on my max weight and decided not to put my weight belt on. when i locked out i felt a sting in my groin area. no pain after that for the whole night. but the next morning when i woke up my stomach was extremely bloated. i went a went two weeks til i went to the...

nicklink45‎, 10-11-2018 10:42 AM
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Training again after injury

Hi, Firstly I hope I have posted this in the right place and apologies if not. I have had a shoulder injury (brief summary below) and have been given permission to start going back to the gym and starting with lighter weights and volume to begin with. I was wondering is anyone else has had a...

Triatus‎, 10-09-2018 02:35 AM
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Unhappy What part of my shoulder did I hurt? (Dumbbell press)

So I was at the gym today, and I hurt my shoulder somehow doing dumbell presses on a flat bench. I can't tell if I hurt my shoulder by unracking the dumbbells to fast in a jerking motion, or if it was when I went to lean back quickly and the force of the dumbell coming down on my shoulder I...

ICEN2OP‎, 10-08-2018 06:18 PM
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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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Angry Shoulder pain when lifting arm to the side

Since about a month ago, I've been having pain in my left shoulder when doing pretty much any exercise that activates shoulders. These days though I can't even lift up my arm without it hurting like someone is stabbing me. The pain starts in the shoulder and goes down to the elbow and forearm. What...

Chad1998‎, 10-05-2018 05:58 AM
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Tailbone pain from lunges

Hello I'm new here, just want some opinion about my tailbone pain. It gets worst from before I think. The pain started a month ago i think when I switch from standard bar to olympic bar with just the same weight of 130lbs to do squat and my lower back is more activated i think than my glutes but as...

jvnzee‎, 10-10-2018 04:48 AM
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Overtraining

Have any of you ever had issues with overtraining? If so, how long did it take you to recover and what was your recovery program?

EL37‎, 10-05-2018 10:24 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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Rotator Cuff

I'm sure plenty of people here have had this before. I'm pretty certain this is what I've damaged. Just wondering how severe it might be based on what people have had before and rehabilitation process. It hurts to lift my arm up in basically any way, even drinking a glass of water hurts....

Chezdon‎, 10-09-2018 08:35 AM
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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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Herniated Disc - Squats & Other Movements - Subs/Advice?

This is a re-post, but I wanted to get as much advice as I could given the nature of the situation... Thanks in advance to anyone who is knowledgeable and offers advice. I ran long-distance off and on for years, and then joined CrossFit. Loved everything about it, however, I pushed myself too...

24XY‎, 10-06-2018 11:33 AM
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Low Back Pain From Hanging

Anyone ever experience lower back pain simply from "dead hanging" from a pull-up bar? That is, hanging onto a pull-up bar and letting your body relax and spine lengthen/decompress. I injured my back about a year ago, but have fully recovered now.. or so I thought.. It is important to note that I...

whateverworks89‎, 10-08-2018 10:15 PM
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Shoulder Injury

I injured my shoulder rock wall climbing, and after going to the doc & getting a MRI, it was determined to be a closed Hill-Sachs fracture and a Bankart lesion. He also ordered a CT scan to take a better look at the ball & socket. The docs theory is that I dislocated my shoulder & when my arm reset...

ih8hippies‎, 10-06-2018 11:10 AM
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Left shoulder posterior(back) pain

Hey I want some help with my shoulder problem. After a 4 month rest due to shoulder impingement(supraspinatus) in my left shoulder, I started working out again. But now the back of my left shoulder is giving me issues. There's sharp pain when I do external rotation. For eg: 1)contracted state of...

theoccifier101‎, 10-07-2018 11:27 PM
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