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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

Learn how to prevent and injury, or deal with one you already have.

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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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 02:45 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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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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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: 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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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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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 09:12 AM
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Fixing shoulder impingement

This is from Dante of Doggcrapp training: How to cure shoulder problems (Trust me this will do it 90% of the time) With a large towel or broomstick I want you to hold it with straight arms for the entire time of what i describe in the following movement--a large "rolled up like a rope" beach...

Iceman1800‎, 12-08-2010 06:15 PM
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Leg Press = Broken Rib?

After doing Squats, I was doing Leg Presses last week, moderately heavy with good form. Out of nowhere on my 3rd set, 6th rep, I felt and heard a "snap" in my lower left rib cage. Not painful, felt like a slight cramp. I did 2 more reps and could feel something was wrong so I stopped to...

bwc‎, 04-11-2007 03:49 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 10:13 AM
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Osteoarthritis of the shoulder joint

Any weight-lifters here diagnosed with osteo in their shoulder joint? 9 years ago I was hit by a car while riding my motorcycle and was relatively uninjured despite a few forward flips onto my left side. My hand (fractured), bicep (strained), and shoulder(undiagnosed) took the brunt of the...

RavageX‎, 07-26-2012 09:39 PM
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Can anyone tell me what this armpit muscle is called?

So for the last 4months I've been having a weird full feeling in this area.it feels tight and not normal also a crawling feeling aswell and muscle twitching.no pain unless I bench super wide grip as it stretches the area.any ideas what this may be it's annoying .I know what caused it I was warming...

live1‎, 02-22-2017 05:12 AM
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Unhappy Chronic Pec Strain

Hi All. I have a problem with what I think is a strain to my left pec muscle; this has been ongoing now for 3 to 4 years. There was no moment that I can recall where I remember it happening and as such I don't think its a tear or anything really serious. However, I stupidly never properly...

billygunn28‎, 08-06-2013 04:08 PM
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Did I Re-Injure labrum tear in Shoulder? had Surgery 4 weeks ago

Hello everyone, I need help with my situation. I had surgery on July 23, almost 4 weeks ago. My dr. gave me arthroscopic labrum tear repair. He told me he put 3 anchors in my left shoulder. I have been wearing my sling everyday all day. I was just in my bedroom, took off my sling, took off my...

superdank‎, 08-17-2013 09:39 PM
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Probably triceps tendon tear?

Hi,im 29 years old guy, last week I was working out with triceps pressdown with 36kg, ive been hitting the gym for 3 month in order to lose fat because im overweight guy. When I pushed it down after a few reps i felt a very sharp pain on my chest, my both shoulders were hurting like there is no...

StanicEnemy‎, 09-03-2019 01:23 PM
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Persistent pain and discomfort in armpit- Desperate after 4 months

Hey guys, first off this is my first post on this forum and I made my registration just recently. I have been prolonging my registration for too long, despite having many question and much to learn. For the last 4 months I have been experiencing problems with a specific injury. It will take a while...

horche‎, 04-30-2017 05:14 PM
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I hsve 2 bulging disc at my thoracic spine, what do I do?

Got them while deadlifting. Apparently it shouldnt be that much of a problem for me to recapture these discs and be able to return to weightlifting but I dont have money to afford professional care right now and would love any kind of advice on how to resolve this issue once and for all. The...

mmaniii‎, 08-31-2019 08:00 AM
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Labral Tear Surgery - pro vs cons

Hey everyone, I have shoulder surgery scheduled in 2 weeks for a torn labrum. Its torn on the back of the shoulder, only a partial tear. It happened 2 years ago. Lots of pain in those first few months. Stopped doing overhead presses, and if I do heavy overhead stuff the pain comes back. ...

mcloubr‎, 01-28-2020 09:36 AM
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Knee Pain

A few weeks ago I randomly developed knee pain under my right knee cap during a set of squats (after returning from a deload). Since, the pain has been off and on, triggered by quad exercises but back squats were mostly okay after a decent warmup. Today I went in to squat and it was both knees this...

Xpiro‎, 01-10-2020 04:12 AM
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Very bad long term Chostochondritis

So i have worsening chostochondritis for pretty much 8 months now... I've been to the doctor. Insurance denied MRi for now. Tried PT, tried steroid pills, tried muscle relaxers. Nothing is making it go away. I cant do upper body workouts at all at this point without heavily aggravating it. ...

BrooklynBravest‎, 02-09-2020 04:45 PM
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Exclamation Been over 10 weeks of rest and still not pain free with rotator cuff injury

Hurt both left and right arm rotator cuffs a while ago from incline bench, general pressing movements and shoulder training (dumbbell OHP mainly). Haven’t seen a professional since I was sure they’ll send me home with strengthening exercises and rest which I could do myself at home. However I’ve...

trushal02‎, 01-20-2020 07:29 AM
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Sprained Finger

I sprained my finger badly 3 weeks ago, I still can't make a closed fist or anything I can wiggle it and move it but making a fist is too hard, I thought if it wasn't broken it should be healed by now. Can I not try lifting with it? I have been waiting just in case but this is taking too long. How...

DM28‎, 01-23-2020 09:29 AM
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How do you all that have deal with Coracobrachialis**

Had this for 2 to 3 years (took a long break in everything that triggers it and it still did not disappear) mainly in my right arm , flies are a killer and some shoulder exercises also sort of like a guitar string kinda feel really hard to explain. Also sometimes when I bench my shoulder seems to...

bongsta879‎, 04-15-2017 08:38 PM
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pain in upper leg and ache in left testicle (srs)

so I've browsed the other forum posts and I scheduled an appointment with my doctor today cause i still feel it after an entire day and night of sleeping. However, I have some specific problems that other forum posts did not mention. 2 days ago I deadlifted double my bodyweight (slightly more...

k0nstant‎, 01-22-2020 07:31 AM
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Something slipped under my left rib while squatting

Been doing pretty well with my programming lately but yesterday was squatting and at the bottom of my lift as I was coming up I could feel something slip out from under my left rib which felt like a sprain. I immediately stopped the rep and feel fine today in terms of doing the squat position...

BaSsSiKk‎, 01-13-2020 02:42 PM
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Eating more = injury healing?

I just wanted to run this by injury specialists to check whether i’m onto something or i’m going crazy... So, I have this chronic knee problem. Had it for years now. I have made 0 effort to treat it for 3 reasons: 1) it’s a mild ache in the back of my right knee; uncomfortable, but not...

alltrapbrah‎, 01-24-2020 03:28 PM
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Unhappy next day back soreness after deadlifts :/

I know this topic is probably discussed to death, but deadlifting is literally the only compound movement that gives me trouble. I have researched this so incredibly much and I'm 99% sure I'm doing everything I'm supposed to, and I'm still having issues sometimes. A while back, I consistently had...

mlubcz2‎, 02-02-2020 10:58 AM
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Mild shoulder pain how to proceed

Hey guys, so last 2-3 days right shoulder has been popping a bit when I rotate. I'm doing a 2x/wk U/L split (i.e. U/L rest U/L rest rest) and I decided to skip monday's upper workout to give the shoulder a chance to rest. Today I did lower but threw in a couple sets for arms and am noticing some...

transformation2‎, 02-18-2020 09:02 PM
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Question Bankart Repair (10 weeks post-op)

**Age 27** I had a Bankart labrum repair with 2 anchors put in, along with a subacromial decompression. I was in a sling for 6 weeks, and I am now 4 weeks into PT. Have just started doing stabilization, internal/external rotations, ROM exercises with light weight. For the most part things feel...

bbock4‎, 02-10-2020 12:28 PM
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Preventing Shin Pain After Running

Ok so I'm 16, a bit skinny, around 5 foot 8 inches, 125 pounds. I wanna start running, I feel like it's the best way to build both my legs and my cardio, which I both lack. But here is the problem; I practically never run and my calves are pretty chicken, so whenever I do run seriously (on a...

deltamachine‎, 01-25-2020 02:22 PM
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Unhappy Please Help

Hi everyone, I'm hoping you can help me. So I'm a 35 yr old male who used to be fit and flexible and was toned. Now with work and age I have become unfit, my body always aches, I'm not flexible at all anymore and I am not toned as I used to be, not at all. I think it's because for my job I am...

Stud84‎, 01-28-2020 03:04 AM
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Irreparable Rotator Cuff Repair with Latissimus Dorsi tendon transfer

Hi Everyone, I’m new to posting on the forum but have been a lurker for several years. I thought I’d post this to see if anyone on the board has had a similar surgery and what the long term outlook has been for you. I have an irreparable rotator cuff that can’t be repaired using the...

nielboy‎, 01-30-2020 09:34 AM
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