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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 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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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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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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"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: http://shoulderpaininfo.com/shoulderACOsteolysis.html . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 08:06 PM
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: Advice on who to consult about exercise-induced neck pain? Details below:

Full text: The sides and back of my neck have really been hurting me for the last few months--I think perhaps it's because I have been doing bicep curls but not building up whatever opposite/antagonist muscles I need to--would I best off going to a doctor, chiropractor, or gym trainer for help...

MusselsBruscles‎, 12-23-2019 07:05 PM
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Advice on who to consult about exercise-induced neck pain? Details below:

Full text: The sides and back of my neck have really been hurting me for the last few months--I think perhaps it's because I have been doing bicep curls but not building up whatever opposite/antagonist muscles I need to--would I best off going to a doctor, chiropractor, or gym trainer for help...

MusselsBruscles‎, 12-23-2019 07:03 PM
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Question Bicep Recovery After Wrist Fracture

Greetings Everyone, I'm typing this on week 4 (out of 6) of coming back from a broken left wrist. The cast comes off in 2 weeks. Throughout recovery, I continued doing legs/abs, and did intense unilateral training on the uninjured side. It's gone well. I've even learned some amazing things about...

MatthewSchenker‎, 01-07-2020 09:04 AM
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C5/C6 Recovery? Ever lift heavy again?

Confirmed from MRI that I have a C5/C6 herniated disc... I'm struggling to find information in regards to weightlifting. Has anybody ever given it enough time (without surgery for an artificial disc) that they were able to resume heavy lifting as if it never happened? I'm reading I need to give...

backinbusiness‎, 01-17-2020 02:20 PM
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Can't Extend Arms

I'm sure this topic has been disused but I can't seem to find it... I just got back into training after a brief vacation. Yesterday I worked my biceps and triceps. I didn't kill it but it was moderate. Woke up this morning felt a bit tight but it was gone by the time I got to the gym. I did my...

mrkrsll‎, 02-27-2009 09:06 PM
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Chronic, extreme hamstring tightness

Not an injury per se, but definitely related to one. I fked up my low back a few years ago and still have occasional flareups, have to be super careful even with everyday activities, been thru physical therapy etc. so the rest of my posterior chain is a little jacked up in tandem. A former PT...

Xpiro‎, 12-19-2019 05:00 PM
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Doms And Insomnia

good afternoon people, i was looking for some advice... i already suffer from insomnia but i sleep well only if i'm i have not been at the gym, when i do weight lift then i will have bad nights sleep for around 3/4 days with my insomnia getting worse. i have noticed a pattern with it and muscle...

SiloHD‎, 01-08-2020 06:29 AM
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Thumbs down Dumbbell Bicep Curl - Forearm thud (nerve)

Hi there, Had a look around the forums but couldn't see anybody with the Exact same problem. I was doing seated dumbbell biceps curls today, after doing deadlifts, pull ups and BB rows. I had this really strange sensation in my right forearm, when i pull the dumbell up its fine, no 'thud' or...

scottaii‎, 01-24-2011 03:56 PM
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Elbow pain ?!?

I have elbow pain while doing most triceps exercise: bench and dips(not much of pain) but any isolation exercise is killing my elbow like skullcrusher, triceps pushdown n stuff.. so my point is, any tips how to eliminate pain,btw everyday life stuff doesnt bother my elbow at all idk whats the...

planthateR‎, 01-15-2020 12:13 PM
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Frustrating shoulder/armpit problem

I fell on my shoulder nearly 6 weeks ago. Initially was in a tremendous amount of discomfort could barely raise my arm above my head and pushing motions anywhere above chest level were impossible. Went to my family doctor , he said no significant injury , just rest , ice , massage the usual. ...

silverb5‎, 05-24-2007 08:34 AM
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Hamstring rupture, Merry Christmas :)

I'll keep it short n sweet been sumo deadlifting for maybe 2 months in total after a back injury prevented conventional spent a couple months deadlifting with a deadlift bar (loads of whip) switched to a regular gym bar and didn't alter numbers (dumb) attempted to break my old 5rm...

spicewood1990‎, 12-25-2019 03:08 AM
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Question Herniated disc in thoracic spine (T5). Pinched nerve regularly. What to do?

Hey guys, I've made X-Ray some time which confirmed herniated disc in mid back region around T4-T5. Most of the time situation is following: I go to the gym regularly and at some point have stiffness in my mid back and traps. I ask my wife all the time to massage it especially traps, during...

Mak1n‎, 12-29-2019 03:44 PM
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How to Maintain Slim Fitness During Toe-Injury for a Cardio-oriented Individual

Hello all: Been lurking this forum for many months, and have gained so much knowledge! I wanted to share with you all my background, and my current predicament, to seek y'alls valuable advice on how I can combat my injury obstacle, while maintaining my shape: Background: Throughout my...

Alic88‎, 01-02-2020 04:58 AM
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Hurt Back Incline Bench Pressing - Feeling Stupid & In Pain

No real point to this post other than to share the fact the I hurt my back incline bench pressing. I guess my form broke down as I strained for a final rep, and ended up twisting my back. I'm not sure what actual damage I've done (time will tell), but it hurts like hell. In addition to being in...

BringTheGainz‎, 07-07-2016 05:10 PM
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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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Left knee burning pain

I’ve noticed after a 4 mile run @ 13 min a mile I get a burning pain in the knee. Is there any thing I can do like stretching or exercises to make knee pain go away.

Sunny978‎, 01-09-2020 10:52 AM
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Left wrist pain on bench and barbell rows

Ever since I've started strong lift 5x5 a few months ago my left wrist hurts on bench and barbell rows. The pain is only the left wrist, my right has no pain. It starts to hurt only when l go over 35kg for bench and 50kg for barbell rows. I have no pain in my wrist when going about my day to day...

LuckyAsMarcus‎, 12-05-2019 02:57 AM
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Long bicep tendon tear

Hi I have a suspected long bicep tendon tear after I was lifting a heavy object at home with my arm extended out straight - I heard a pop and the bicep has dropped a little towards the elbow which looks a bit odd I have an MRI to confirm next week and then will confirm next steps with the...

braveheart20‎, 01-03-2020 01:19 PM
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Lower back involuntary relaxed while lifting

Sometimes, though rarely, while doing a lift that heavily involves the posterior chain, something goes slack in my lower back and I lose stabilization for a split second there. Its like a spasm except its involuntary relaxation instead of contraction. It almost instantly contracts again allowing me...

seab1023‎, 01-09-2020 10:20 AM
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Unhappy Lower back not injured but feels strange

Hey everyone, this is my first post here. I have been out of the gym due to holidays for about a week, and my lower back is doing some strange stuff. I am almost constantly aware of it despite it not hurting much, it feels like someone is touching it. More over it often changes the place where I...

Brosophila‎, 12-27-2019 04:23 AM
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Smile lower back pain prevention

sometimes, not all the times after my sqaut and deadlift day, I get a sensation in my lower back, and it’s not painful, it’s sorta like I know it’s there?if that makes sense, it doesn’t limit my mobility at all but I can still feel something in my lower back, I’ve looked everywhere online and...

JoshShuts80‎, 01-03-2020 04:53 AM
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Exclamation Metabolic Damage?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Have been on a strict and very clean high protein low carb diet for a number of years, shredded and toned with very low body fat, body weight was always around 48-51kg. Then i had an operation after which i couldn’t move for a month, which just killed me...

youngaladyy‎, 01-16-2020 03:08 PM
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Pain Mid Thigh (IT Band?) When Squatting

I am having pain on the outside part of my left thigh while squatting. It looks like it is an area where the IT band runs across but I do not have any knee pain which leads me to believe it's at least not IT Band Syndrome. Could this still be an IT band issue or something else? I took a couple...

ncsuLuke‎, 01-15-2020 10:30 AM
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Pec inflammation won't go away! 4 months! HELP.

Hello! I've been struggling with a pec injury for the past 4 months and it doesn't seem to heal. (Pre-injury: For a while I had been having some crazy post-workout soreness in my pecs that could last for up to two weeks. Obviously I went lighter and rested more, but it took a while to regain...

CosmoCanyon‎, 12-15-2016 04:32 PM
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