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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 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: 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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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: 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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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 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 Pain

I wanted to follow up on a thread I made here a few weeks ago under another account but it's gone. And I can't remember my old account. Anyway I hurt my lower back doing squats (I mistakenly thought it was weighted leg raises) and it didn't prevent me from squatting but it did prevent me from...

DeslredUsername‎, 01-31-2021 10:02 PM
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Pain in shoulder blade/upper back

I'm getting kinda like a pinching/sharp pain in my shoulder blade/upper back whenever I retract my scapula. I'm currently at PT and doing a bunch of exercises with retraction and the exercises that cause the pain seem to be pull aparts and anything where I retract and rotate my upper body. The pain...

CoolLiftingGuy‎, 04-21-2021 11:33 AM
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Wrap for Wrist Injury

I can no longer hold a barbell with my wrist position in the position it needs to be in order to do bench presses. After X-rays I was told that I have a torn Scapholunate ligament in my left wrist. (I assume that an injury incurred when I hit a heavy bag over 20 years ago has caught up to me). Can...

NewYorker1‎, 07-11-2017 04:23 PM
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Thumbs down Dumbbell Press Internal Rotation/Proper Form?

I have a new fear and it's dumbbell presses. I've been practicing my form for at least 5+ months now and it's pretty solid. I push my chest out, arch my back and decompress my scapula with my shoulder blades pulled back. However I have a habit of my shoulders raising and not staying back when I...

xXGreenXx90‎, 04-17-2021 12:51 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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Unhappy The Pec Tear that Won't Heal... HELP!!

14 months ago I was decline bench pressing 285 pounds (a lot for me considering I weigh only 170), and on my third repetition I felt a sharp pain in my left armpit which prevented me from pushing the bar up anymore. It was pretty painful for a couple of days, but it eventually subsided. After...

injurypr0ne‎, 01-31-2009 09:57 PM
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Sharp middle back when hyperextending back

Lately, when I bend backward, like for a full bridge, or the cow pose of cat-cow, I get a sharp pain in the middle of my spine. Not really lower or upper back, but right in the middle. I've recently started doing core work (hollow holds, jack-knifes, Russian twists, sit-ups, etc.) and I'm wondering...

jschap‎, 04-09-2021 09:06 AM
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Exclamation I can not extend my arms more than 90 Degrees without severe pain

I know I've looked this up on google and saw a couple of threads on this topic. But none of them seem to be the exact problem I am having. People say it could be DOMS. People say it can be a tendon problem. So I just started Working out after a 4 month break. I guess I might have went a little...

Tibiamuffin‎, 09-18-2013 06:25 PM
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Ulnar transpostion

Anyone had this surgery? How was your recovery. Please share

amit4life5‎, 03-02-2021 09:01 AM
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Left lower back/right hip flexor

I realize this is a bodybuilding forum and not a running forum but this is where I feel the most credible information is and I respect the folks here more than anywhere thanks for the time. Basically, I have been running and cycling on and off my whole life but really got heavy into a...

vansnxtweek489‎, 04-08-2021 08:19 AM
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Pec tear that won't heal. Has anyone else had this injury before?

I had a left pec strain back in 2019 from overuse of the bench press and peg board. I've had an MRI on my pec which showed nothing and an MRI on the shoulder which also showed nothing. I've also gone in for an ultra sound, again, nothing. I have no pain throughout the day and full range of...

andrewjo5‎, 04-07-2021 11:25 AM
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Fractured talus - replacement exercises needed

I've got four fractures in my talus, and two grade 2 tears in the ankle ligaments. I've been warned it's a potential 6-18 month recovery, if it recovers at all (they may need to replace my ankle joint, or fuse it). I've been moping around for the last 10 months, doing the odd bit in the gym, but...

CBRIT89‎, 04-07-2021 09:19 AM
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Hip impingement or something else?

I've had hip pain for several weeks. I was tattooed on the thigh on March 17th and had to hold my leg a little high and tense it for 5 hours. After the tattoo, my groin lymph node was quite swollen and I had relatively severe groin discomfort and hip pain. The family doctor ruled out a hernia and...

samrozay3‎, 04-06-2021 01:47 AM
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Aching shoulder pain AFTER exercise

Hello, I've had this aching left shoulder pain radiating from my shoulder blades to my forearms for a month now. It started as an achy pain (no sharp pain or pain during the exercise) and I couldn't pinpoint where it actually originates but it's inside my shoulder. I've also noticed my bicep is...

Felix844‎, 04-03-2021 04:16 AM
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Rotator cuff tendinitis - rest or keep it active?

It's really difficult to find a consensus on whether one should rest their rotator cuff when it's inflamed and especially for how long. I guess it's sensible to rest for at least 5 days until the inflammation has gone down, but for how long should one really keep rotator cuff activity to a minimum?...

samrozay3‎, 03-28-2021 03:08 AM
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Hip Impingement Squats / Deadlifts

I'm dealing with a hip impingement issue right now and going through physical therapy to strengthen my hips. I've taken a break from squats and deadlifts as I believe they are the main culprit in my insane tightness the day after a leg day and also I believe causing some pinching at the bottom of...

moletissue‎, 04-01-2021 07:28 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, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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Chest exercises without retracted scapula

For years I had poor bench form (Wasn't retracting my shoulder blades) Additionally, I didn't really focus on smaller mid back muscles and wasn't doing many exercises aside from lats and upper trap stuff, so little to no mid lower trap, rhomboid, posterior delts) and so with a bad cocktail of...

gainsfordays93‎, 03-30-2021 12:22 PM
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"Weightlifter's Shoulder" - Distal Clavicle Osteolysis - Resection Surgery

Well guys, I haven't found any concrete evidence on the internet that this surgery works well, but I decided to take one for the team, and go through with this surgery. My problem was this: . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 07:06 PM
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