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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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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: 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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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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Excruciating migraine after 10+ chin ups

This has been going on for like 16 months. I tried skipping chin ups for 6 months, and it just does the same thing. It's fine if I add 20-40 pounds to my waist and only do 5-8 chin ups. But, if I go over 10, 12, I feel tension in the lower back of my head which, if I keep going, blossoms into an...

Rawrzxor‎, Yesterday 09:21 PM
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Ribcage sticks out more on one sdie than other

Just a a quick question is it normal and if not what should I do to recover from this. Also my collar bone is prominent on one side than the other. I don't have any type of pain at all and my spine does not look or feel curved. Please help thanks

Iamweak2‎, Yesterday 03:03 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 oclock 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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Can I do incline bench press with a herniated disc?

Yup, just asking if anyone knows if its safe to do incline bench press with a herniated disc. Mines in the lower back and its not that big of a herniation. Anyone on this site have herniated discs or am I the only f****** one?

BangDingOw‎, 08-14-2018 10:55 AM
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Thumbs down Entire Back Muscle Tension for Weeks

Hello, I hyperextended my back while doing OHP 2 weeks ago-- I've been icing it, heating it, taking ibuprofen, and not lifting at all, yet my entire back muscles are all still really tight. Anyone else have this problem and know how long it takes or what to do to get the freakin muscles to...

jcreed77‎, Yesterday 06:15 AM
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Soreness in inner elbow instead of biceps after bicep/back workout? Progress?

Although I've been lurking around Bodybuilding.com for a couple of years now, this is my first actual post in this forum, so I suppose I will offer up a brief summary about myself to give everyone a little background. I am 33 yrs old (****!), and have just gotten back into weightlifting within the...

EDutton99‎, 12-21-2011 12:37 PM
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Angry Completely Torn Pectoralis major and minor HELP

A little over a year ago (july 4th to be exact) I was in the gym like many others and managed to completely tear my Pec. I have been completely depressed and non motivated since then and I just have some questions as I know a few Pro's have managed to still compete after the same injury. First,...

Bsixxx‎, 12-11-2015 11:21 AM
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Shoulder Surgery - Anterior Bankart repair. My experiences

Hi All, I thought I would share my experiences for anyone considering shoulder surgery as I have recently (5 days post op) had arthroscopic anterior stabilisation of my right (dominant) shoulder. I would also like some guidance/advice from anyone who has had a similar experience. Dislocation...

jackelkes95‎, 04-05-2016 08:06 AM
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lower neck/upper spine pain when squatting

After squatting, my lower neck/upper spine ( that protruding bone at the top of the spine between the shoulders) is always sore from the weight. what am I doing wrong ? is it normal for it to be sore?

daisam97‎, 08-14-2018 08:08 AM
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Question Can somebody explain the EXACT science of cortisone injections and recovery?

I have read on numerous forums that cortisone/corticosteroids injection is nothing but a masking effect to hide the pain. But it has worked out great for me. I didn't have any rotator cuff tears (found by MRI), only minor impingement and little bit of fluid in subacromial bursa. I stopped working...

Ajay809‎, 08-10-2018 12:35 AM
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I've been dealing with a torn labrum for 20 years now

Just fawking LoL@ my resistance to go to a doctor and get this taken care off. It's been forever I've been dealing with should pain, I haven't been able to lift heavy with upper body since I was a teen and first hurt the shoulder playing hockey. I finally figured I need to figure out what the...

mgftp‎, 08-10-2018 03:37 AM
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Exclamation I hurt myself deadlifting, I want to know if it's a common injury or not.

I'm a kind of a beginner when it comes to bodybuilding. I weight trained for 2 months last year, took a break for about a year and started training again about 2 and a half months ago. I'm 19, 5'10 and about 73 kgs (about 163 lbs), so I'm of regular weight. I regularly play sports and play a lot...

mominf386‎, 08-15-2018 11:40 AM
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Talking Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Surgery Recover (FAST).

I noticed there aren't many recovery "logs" of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia surgery (a rather common injury too). My surgeon told me that it's the "go to" surgery now, as "open surgery" is becoming outdated. I was extremely worried after getting this surgery, because most of the threads on here had...

OngsiaJW7‎, 03-31-2017 08:43 PM
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C4/c5 and c5/c6 herination *mri results* advice

im 27 year old male now I been experiencing new neck/shoulder blade/elbow issue for about 6-12 months. just now worked with a sport Chiro and tried 8 weeks off and only cardio to get it fixed.... no relief... can't do upper body it gives me a pulling shoulder blade issue going to the elbow with a...

larryb120‎, 07-11-2018 09:37 AM
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Body overheating during workout?

Hello everyone. New here. I'm finally in a situation where I have the time and money to get myself back into shape and I've started working out again. I'm on week 3 now and when I work out, often times I start getting the feeling that my body is telling me "hey, knock that **** off", and that...

RodneyAnonymous‎, 08-08-2007 06:38 PM
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Upper/inner Forearm (around Brachioradialis) muscle pain

Hey guys, I've been training for about 5 years, but as of recent I've started to encounter some pain in the upper forearm (around the brachioradialis muscle). Here's a link to where the muscle is: http://www.forearmstrength.com/forearm_bar_ef-ps008006.jpg At first I thought it was tendinitis,...

chrisaus‎, 04-25-2009 11:47 PM
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Help with lifting weights

Hi guys. I'm new to the forum and I'm NOT a fitness guy, although I'm quite fit naturally. Here is my situation : I work delivering barrels that weigh 120kg each. I need to unload them from a van and carry them around. I'm ok with the first 50 barrels but at the end of the day, my back is...

Mangraviti‎, 08-13-2018 01:17 AM
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I got a shoulder popping now

I'm not sure what went wrong. After my workout I got a really bad case of DOMs. Then after a week everytime I raise my right shoulder it pops. It's the rear side that pops. No pain but it never went away for 2 weeks. I also got these in my knees a few years back. Is this going to progress...

DanielFarland‎, 08-12-2018 10:30 PM
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Coracoid process tenderness and incline bench pain [left shoulder]

After a long 6 month break from Gyming due to this injury I found no improvement in my condition as the doctors(7 docs) and physios(3 physios) stated I would. Intermittent pulsing dull stabbing pain in the anterior part of the shoulder around the coracoid process. Tender spots seems to appear...

theoccifier101‎, 08-12-2018 11:18 PM
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Shoulder pain........Just cannot seem to get to the bottom of it. Any suggestions?

I have been lifting just over a year & half & when I started my form was pretty bad on all exercises. OHP really hurt my left shoulder & I stopped doing it. I saw a rheumatologist because i have hyper mobility who referred me to a Physio. She did the normal test & said I only had slight impingement...

bflare78‎, 08-12-2018 07:08 AM
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Activating bottom of bicep/tricep when full extension is not possible.

Hi, so I have a very specific question. Due to an injury in my right elbow I can only extend the arm to about 150-160 degrees compared to the normal 180 degrees. Now, I have been strength training for over a year now and I have gotten som acceptable gains, but on my right arm the top/middle of...

hajimenoippo‎, 08-12-2018 05:10 AM
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Lower back pain

My lower back is always in discomfort if I stand up or walk for more than an hour. After about 4 or 5 hours it just starts to hurt. I have been doing deadlift squats hyperextenstions and core work. Also I also have tried stretching but nothing seems to fix it. Anyone been through similar situation...

sim1999‎, 08-12-2018 07:56 AM
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Low back soreness/tightness after deadlifts or squats

First I apologize if this post is in the wrong place. This if my first post. I’ve been lifting for about 4 years - mostly in either a caloric deficit or maintenance because I wrestled. Every time my squat and deadlift get around 225+ for sets of 5 my lower back will get incredibly sore and tight...

serranwrap‎, 08-12-2018 03:28 AM
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left hip feels stitch when squatting

Just got back into lifting after 2 years, when squatting my left side of the hip has a slight cramp.

ZyzzMadeMe‎, 08-12-2018 02:20 AM
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Lower back pain while doing squats deadlifts and other exercises

I’ve had this lower back pain for the best part of a year now. It is basically a sharp pain going down both sides of my lower back. It feels like it goes down the muscles. I used to do deadlifts of 8-12 reps any where from 60-80 kg (I am 15 btw) I think this could have triggered it. I allways...

finbridge‎, 08-11-2018 10:41 AM
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