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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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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2 years of gains, now a shoulder issue. Please help

Hello All, New here. I apologize if this is long, but please stay with me as I really need help. I started working out 2 years ago at the age of 31. I was happy with my gains (went from benching 120 to 285). Because I had shoulder surgery when I was 27, I didn’t want to push it much more. So I...

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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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Exclamation Pinched nerve in elbow aka cubital tunnel syndrome (ulnar nerve compression)

I'm curious to know how some of you guys deal with a pinched nerve in your elbow? I went to a doctor once, but he said it wasn't severe enough to require surgery. He just suggested to take it easy and use elbow padding. I avoid certain exercises that really aggravate my symptoms. Lying tricep...

Liberal3lite‎, 02-22-2021 05:00 PM
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Weird problems after releasing Psoas muscle

I've had a nagging groin pain going on for the last couple months... I mostly feel it if I do a 'low lunge' stretch, kinda like a pulling / tugging feeling. I eventually realised I needed to loosen something up, so tried some self-release high up in my groin... sorta towards the bottom end of...

ReboundReps‎, 02-22-2021 01:33 PM
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Reoccurring AC joint issues (Help please)

I’ve been having serious shoulder pain for awhile now, especially when doing dips, bench press and shoulder press. After going to a few doctors I’ve decided to seek advice from other people who lift, it’ll take a while for me to type out the full summary of the issues, but please read it if you’ve...

acjointhurts‎, 02-20-2021 09:20 AM
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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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Cryo does it work?

I've been reading a ton and seeing lots of people rave about cryo after lifting or exercise. anybody else here use or do this?

stonewench‎, 02-18-2021 12:54 PM
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Question sudden sharp lower back pain dull after externally rotating knee/hip during air squat

I was discussing squat form and I squatted down (ass to grass, with no weight, just for demonstration) and externally rotated my hip/knee. My left lower back twinged. I believe my core was not tight and my spine was not in neutral position. Now its a dull pain and i have to stay extended. ...

Errorproxy‎, 02-17-2021 12:58 AM
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What type of shoulder injury is this? Impingement?

Let’s say you lay down flat on the floor. Both arms out to your sides and elbows bent at 90 degrees palms facing up My left hand is about four inches of the floor will not touch, right hand is normal...back of right hand is resting on floor. Upper arm is laying flat on floor on both sides....

ManwittaPlan‎, 02-15-2021 11:26 PM
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Shoulder Capsulorrhaphy Surgery

I had capsulorrhaphy done on my shoulder 2 weeks ago and was wondering if anyone ever had this surgery and could give some insight / experiences with your recovery process. How long until you were able to lift weights again?

baseball121‎, 02-15-2021 02:15 PM
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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 11:02 PM
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Upper/Mid Back Pain from sleeping

Hey guys, So for the last few weeks or so I have been waking up with pain in my shoulder blade area, extending a bit up and down the right side of my back. It gets better throughout the day, but its still pretty achy. I don't know if this is pain related to how I'm sleeping. It very well could...

brosenthal91‎, 10-15-2012 01:20 PM
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Infraspinatus and teres minor pain, help please.

Hi guys, 25 years old, i'm not all that new to lifting weights but i've never been strong. Have had multiple injuries in the past, all shoulder related due to bad pull up form, lack of flexibility and from what i recently found out, hyper flexibility as well in some spots, which ends up in ****ed...

Nrvrlrli23‎, 11-19-2016 09:28 PM
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Elbow/Biceps Pain

Hi all! Hopefully this question has not yet been answered in previous posts. I swear, I searched everywhere.. The problem is that I get elbow pain. To be precise, I mean the pain in the FRONT part of the elbow joint (fossa cubitalis, if it helps someone), where the arm flexes, or better said,...

adkoadko‎, 02-11-2021 01:34 PM
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Sternum pain for a year now

Hello, I'm hoping somebody here has experienced the same thing and might help me, as I'm pretty desperate by this point! Lots and lots of $ spent on PT, docs without any result :( This occured prior to NO workout at all, I had been sedentary for a month at that point without any strenuous...

croftess‎, 02-11-2021 02:59 AM
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Longest you've had to be away from the gym because of an injury?

As the title says, what's the longest you've been forced to stop training, what was the injury and how did you cope with the strength and muscle loss? When i was 26 (5 years ago) i had to stop completely for almost two years after eight years of hard work because of a lumbar disc bulge and...

Rawsteel88‎, 02-09-2021 01:22 PM
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IT band snapping during squats - how to fix?

For years now since I started working out I had this 'issue' and I couldn't find much information online on how to treat this. From what I found out this may be caused by the butt wink I have, the snapping also occurs when the butt starts to wink at about 70 degrees for me. It's not severe...

UnderRated700‎, 02-03-2021 02:30 PM
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Coming off a slap tear surgery advice

Hey Guys, I am hoping someone can give me some guidance here and I'm sorry if this is covered in another thread. I had an arthroscopic surgery to fix a slap tear in my left shoulder in the middle of December. Recovery and physical therapy has been going good and the surgeon said things appear...

Husky546‎, 02-02-2021 04:03 PM
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Calling on people who have broken their wrist before

Hi all, I broke my wrist in July 2020 and at the time despite a lot of pain and being unable to do a push up, I brushed it off as being a bad sprain. However, in September I got it scanned and discovered that I had a scaphoid fracture. Since then I subsequently underwent surgery whereby a screw...

ThatIrishLad‎, 12-27-2020 04:57 AM
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Working out with muscle knots: Yay or Nay?

A lot of people have probably dealt with muscle knots before. To get rid of muscle knots the advice usually is to foam roll it and see a physio and/or chiro. While that is of course good, we hardly ever hear about whether it's a good or a bad idea to workout despite having muscle knots. I tend to...

samrozay3‎, 01-10-2021 06:47 AM
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SLAP tear people, what were your symptoms like and did you train with a SLAP tear?

Hey guys, I was diagnosed with a SLAP tear in my right shoulder after an MRI scan in April 2020. I went to get get my shoulder checked out because I had a sharp pain in the middle of my shoulder when I did push exercises. The diagnosis from the MRI scan read "suspicion of SLAP tear". I went to...

rebelion1‎, 01-27-2021 06:16 AM
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Strange sensation in legs / lower back when lifting

Hi all, I'm getting a strange sensation, mainly in my hamstrings, when lifting. It's not pain - more like an intense tingling sensation in my muscles. It's really off-putting and makes it hard to complete sets. Seems to get much worse when doing standing exercises and gets relieved a bit when...

adderz92‎, 01-26-2021 06:13 AM
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