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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 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 02:45 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 01:14 AM
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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 07:45 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 11:05 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 07:03 PM
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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 03:43 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 06:31 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 11:30 PM
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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 10:33 AM
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Help please. Glute turned off, low back pain

Hello... I have a left glute max that doesn't fire well. It feels like the outside of the glute fires well but the max doesn't fire. I have low back pain on that side next to the SI and a little bit of knee tightness on that side. When I do the 1 leg standing test my balance makes me...

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Unhappy Knee problems, the medical community pretty much has failed me

Male 25 y/o 145lbs. Been lifting for 2 years now. I have a completely **** left knee, which has bothered me even before I started lifting. It pops, clicks, grinds, all to some degree while bending my knee > 90 degrees or squatting deep at body weight or with 135lbs. I did not have a major injury,...

imprettystrong‎, 01-14-2018 09:56 PM
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Ask a physiotherapy student anything

Been a while since I have been on the forums but quick into: -4th year physiotherapy student from Sydney/ Australia -background in power lifting, have been lifting for 8 years now. -Suffered from chronic low back pain for years, which made me want to switch careers to physiotherapy - Got the...

Xuaxace‎, 12-04-2017 07:36 AM
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Who has Recovered from Costochondritis

inflamation of the cartilage that connects the ribcage/breastbone I know for sure people have had this before so please speak up...I'm sure there will be some chronic cases where it took a while to heal, but anybody been able to fully recover and go back to the gym within a relatively short...

NewMindstate‎, 10-05-2008 11:00 AM
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Alternative exercises - shoulder impingement/bursitis - calcification tendinitis

I'm looking for advice from a fellow lifter, preferably someone with knowledge of biomechanics and with a PT background of some sort. My PT has some knowledge of lifting weights and the biomechanics involved, but not 100%. For the past 2+ years I've been dealing with shoulder pain, saw several...

Nelg1993‎, 01-17-2018 03:02 AM
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Knee Popping While Squatting (Discomfort)

Hey everyone, First time posting here. Apologies if this is the wrong place for the post. I was recently squatting at the gym and on my last set (light weight) I paused at the bottom of my rep and as I started to go back up I felt a pop and extreme discomfort in my left knee. I toned down the...

dfox23‎, 01-17-2018 11:55 AM
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Lower back pain - chiropractor

I’ve suffered for low back pain for years…and it seemed to get worse once I became a dad and had to hold my children and carry them around. My youngest is 3 now, so I’m really not holding them as much as I used to. Still I have lower back pain though. So I started seeing a chiropractor who...

mrgrieves12‎, 01-17-2018 11:00 AM
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Unhappy Dislocated shoulder and shoulder arthroscopy recovery

About 14 months ago I had a full shoulder dislocation resulting in me having to go to hospital and have it put back in under anaesthetic. Since then it happened again last February and then in July, resulting in me having a shoulder arthroscopy in October to stabilise my shoulder and to prevent...

JamesRayner‎, 01-17-2018 10:08 AM
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Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis / Inner Elbow Tendon Pain

So only 6 weeks into my workout regimen, I began to have some pain in my right elbow tendon. I was terrified that just after I'd begun to get results, that I'd have to lay off for a while. I was not keen to that, although each person should make a decision based on their personal pain. If you...

fleshmachine‎, 05-06-2007 02:59 AM
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Poor quality lower disc, doctor said to not lift heavy. Can I still workout?

Ok, so for a long time now I've had lower back pain, and about a year ago I went to a specialist and got x-rays. The results came back saying I have a bad lower disc, giving the example of how discs are like tires. Some are Michelins, and others are, well, crappy and wear out easily. His advice was...

GetYokedBoi‎, 01-16-2018 12:56 AM
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Unhappy Carpal tunnel syndrom: Feedback

Hello guys, First, let me introduce myself, I started working out 2 years ago and since last year I developed the carpal tunnel syndrome. Today, I’m little bit desperate because I have the feeling that this syndrome is very rare and it's seems that there are no way to fix this issue without...

hichammm‎, 01-16-2018 09:26 AM
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I'm worried if i ruptured my tendon

3 weeks ago i did my biceps and i hurt my biceps slightly so i stopped lifting. The next day I was in pain and couldn't move my biceps but now im pretty much ok but still sometimes feel slight pain. I did the hook test and the forearm movement test and it looked normal. I just want to know is it...

Rtless‎, 01-15-2018 02:00 PM
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supraspinatus tendonitis, how long to heal?

i have gotten supraspinatus tendonitis, accoording to one of my family friends who is a physical therpist,she said it is not serious and i should rest. it is possibly because of working 6-7 a week and trying to increase my lifts every time i go to the gym. It is not serious and it is just a minor...

johny8888‎, 01-15-2018 08:48 AM
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Trap/clavicle/shoulder pain...

Whenever I press (bench or military), I get a pain on top of my trap area. Actually it's at a spot almost exactly half-way from my neck to my shoulder. I think it's where the shoulder "bone" meeets the clavicle, just where the traps start to "rise." Sorry I cannot pin point the area more...

libertino85‎, 06-25-2008 10:38 PM
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Pain top of tibia below knee (tibial tiberosity) of right leg

Hey guys, After a brief break on holiday i started my usual routine 2 weeks ago and after every squat session im getting some pain on that slightly bumpy bit at the top of the tibia straight under my right knee (i believe its called the tibial tuberosity?). I also feel as tho my left leg (the one...

gainoot‎, 01-14-2018 07:03 PM
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Pain in traps/clavicle/shoulders after lying down any ideas?

About 7 months ago I think I pulled a rhomboid in my upper left back. Then, I started developing shoulder pain near the AC joint. The pain would radiate from my shoulder joint, into my traps, and underneath my collar bone. Now, I primarily feel the pain in my shoulder joint and under my collar...

tugweltp‎, 10-14-2014 12:29 PM
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Cervical Herniated Disc

I think I have Cervical Herniated Disc or a Dislocated Cervical Vertebrae (not sure if the same thing??), with pain in my left shoulder deltoid and neck region. I went to the doctor this morning for x-rays, some kind of injection and pain-killers. It's been painful for about a week now and I need...

halogenic‎, 02-26-2010 11:41 PM
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Angry Wrist Sprain

I sprained by wrist a little under 3 weeks ago hopping a fence doing an obstacle course. I felt something give, but didn't think much of it at the time. As the day went on, it hurt to apply pressure on it and open doors (like to "push" a door open using the injured hand). There was no real...

Warrior18‎, 07-06-2013 05:18 PM
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Need help with my squat!! Please!

After reading online I think it's my hip flexor. I'm doing the 5x5 program and just got into challenging weight for myself. 165. I've noticed it the past few workouts. It feels tight at the bottom of the lift and I feel myself favoring the other side. Before my workout I only warm up with the bar...

patrickg38‎, 01-15-2018 05:28 PM
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Bodybuilding and full knee replacement.

I'm 49 years old and I am scheduled for surgery this November. I'm looking for anyone who has gone through this and would like to know if I am limited to the exercises I can do. I love weightlifting and have been lifting for more than 30 years. My doc says I should avoid squats but I see some 70...

robert124‎, 06-10-2016 09:06 PM
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Strange feeling intensifies when squating in lower left groin

Hello, not sure if this is the best place to post this in. I've recently been experiencing some strange feeling in the upper left groin area near the bone. The feeling isnt painful at all I would best describe it as a tight feeling. The feeling arises whenever I lay on my side or do any motion with...

madethisforone‎, 01-14-2018 11:31 PM
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workouts to avoid shoulder dislocation

i had a partial shoulder dislocation about a few months ago and i want to build up some muscle mass at the gym but i'm afraid that exercises like bench presses and pull ups may cause another shoulder dislocation. i was wondering if there are ways i can build muscle mass and prevent any shoulder...

misawa999‎, 01-15-2018 01:19 AM
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Does this look like a torn bicep?

Alright peeps, i was lifting some heavy dumbbells last friday and i felt kinda a strain.. not a pop or pull. I could tell there was some pain but i finished my bicep workout. The next day i looked at my left arm and it looked alot smaller than my right. But i could still lift 40's on dumbbells and...

KKRake‎, 02-06-2011 10:47 PM
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Sharp Knee Pain When Locking Knee

Hello, After intense leg days, every time I lock out my knees, a very intense and sharp pain comes that forces me to bend them back and stretch in the opposite direction. When I don't lock my knees, my legs are fine (just sore) The pain significantly reduces and eventually goes away...

ZerchianOak‎, 01-14-2018 05:51 PM
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Exclamation Anyone know this type of Injury ? ( Shoulder pain and no strenght )

Hello, My guess is 3 years ago I made this injury while I was stretching I made a stupid move my stretching over my head when I woke up one morning and stetched hard I heard a snaping sound then I felt 2 intenses pain. One was under the armpit ( I couldnt even touch it as soon as I touched it I...

Yan2099‎, 01-14-2018 04:30 PM
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