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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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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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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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 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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Working Around Forearm Tendonitis

Seems like I've got some left forearm tendonitis from overuse and muscle imbalance. Here are the symptoms: Pain in forearm area opposite elbow when going from pronation to supination of wrist, and the other way around as well Pain on pinky side of forearm during supinated elbow extension So my...

tsp7221‎, 01-28-2019 03:18 PM
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Upper back pain, not sure what it is.

Hey all, made this account so i could ask this. Sorry i don’t have forum etiquette or whatever. Last week I started to feel a sharp pain in my upper back, not sure when or how it started. I workout regularly at least 5 days a week and I just figured maybe I pulled it or slept on it wrong and...

minorthreat12xu‎, 02-13-2019 05:00 PM
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Leg Exercises to Replace Squats While Knee Recovers

Hello Everyone, A few weeks ago, I overextended when rising on a Bulgarian split squat and hurt my knee. I've seen my PT and doctor regarding the knee injury, so I'm on the right track there. My usual leg exercises included Bulgarian Split Squats, Squats, and Reverse Lunges. All of those are...

MatthewSchenker‎, Yesterday 10:27 AM
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My lower back injury has not gone away for 8 months HELP

I initially injured my lower back in June 2018 while squatting 255 for 5 reps. Back then I was weighing 138lbs. I was kind of a beginner to the whole lifting scheme, as I had been working out for maybe 6 months. I went to the doctor and he said my back probably was just strained so he told me to...

ilovemarvel3‎, Yesterday 09:02 AM
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Recurring Knee Injury

I am a 17-year-old female who plays soccer year round. In June of 2017, I was diagnosed with a patellar bone contusion that turned into a hairline fracture (Left knee) due to my ignoring medical professionals advice and playing instead of resting. In July of 2018, I was diagnosed with plica...

soccergirl123‎, Yesterday 08:44 AM
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Anyone with rotator cuff damage experience

So long story short when i was younger probably 18 or 19 ( I'm 23 now) I use to do alot of benching on a smith machine at my house cause I had no spotter. Well ik this can cause shoulder issues and i remember really hurting my shoulder. But like a dumb kid just worked out through it and never got...

powerpunk5000‎, 02-12-2019 06:02 PM
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Question Knee pain in 30 kg/66 lb squat, use knee wraps?

I'm a female in my late 20s, and have taken up weightlifting at the start of January. Last time I was squatting 30 kg/66 lb and got sharp pain in my right knee. So I bought some thick 2 meter/6.5 ft knee wraps, thinking they're a simple tool to use against knee pain. Then I started reading on...

SillyGoose89‎, 02-07-2019 12:10 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 08:06 PM
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Arrow Lower back pain from excercises such as Deadlift, squat, bent over row...

When I do exercises that put stress on the lower back such as deadlifts, squats, bentover rows, it feels a bit uncomftorble but not really painful. But after the gym session, and the next day, my lower back will feel sore (in a bad way) and when I hyperextend it it's more painful. I thought...

OnePoundFish00‎, 02-06-2019 09:21 AM
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All the joints of my body are cracking - I am freaking out

Over the course of like two months it feels like my joints became super loose and cracky (notably my shoulders, elbows, knees, ankle, top neck, lower left spine, hips). I literaly wake up and push myself off bed and I crack in about 5 places and about 3 those are mildly painful. I've been out of...

omglazer‎, 09-06-2010 04:35 AM
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Foot Injury

It seems like the recent trend these days... Anyone has any experience with pain in the foot? Specifically on the upper and lower part of the toe next to the smallest.. Sort of swollen area.. the pain gets triggered with any sort of pressure on that side.. been having it for a while now.....

MosToorani‎, 02-11-2019 10:07 PM
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Chest injury help

Hey guys I was going for a bench 3RM PR about a month ago when I felt a sharp pain between my chest and front shoulder near the armpit during the last rep. Since then I've had this awful pain everytime I try to do any horizontal pressing at the same spot no matter what amount of weight I use. I...

BilboSwagingz‎, 02-12-2019 09:14 AM
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Thumbs up I have poor leg circulation and only 5 toes!

First let me start with Hello. Second, I am not a diabetic. I have a blood disorder called protein S deficiency. (I form blood clots easily). Because of said disorder, my lower leg circulation is poor and I've also had venous leg ulcers. Just like a diabetic, but the only difference was I felt...

slentstorm‎, 02-11-2019 10:45 PM
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Torn labrum on MRI, but lifting/pressing heavy without pain

So about three or four months ago, I fell off my snowmobile cutting the first path over a 6 foot snow bank. It was a pretty lame fall, at very low speeds, and I didnt think much of it. My shoulder felt pretty banged up, but made decent progress over the first month, but I am still unable to sleep...

TonySturch‎, 05-29-2015 09:25 AM
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Brachialis Tear - remedies

Tore this muscle a couple of weeks back reefing on 80 lb dumbells. Let it alone.. worked through other body parts for rest of week without problems. When I went back to heavey Bi's again.... ( 2 bi workouts later?? ) it tore again?? Should I be warming up more? I'm 39 and it's...

2KOOL‎, 09-23-2005 04:08 PM
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Upper/inner Forearm (around Brachioradialis) muscle pain

Hey guys, I've been training for about 5 years, but as of recent I've started to encounter some pain in the upper forearm (around the brachioradialis muscle). Here's a link to where the muscle is: At first I thought it was tendinitis,...

chrisaus‎, 04-26-2009 12:47 AM
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How soon after Hemorrhoid Banding can I start lifting again? (srs)

Got my hemerrhoids banded today. Forgot to ask the doctor how soon I can start lifting again. Some websites say next day, others say two weeks. Anyone had the procedure done and can help me?

JakePauler‎, 02-11-2019 01:32 PM
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Low bar squat elbow pain

So I'm getting elbow pain from low bar squats, moslt likely due to shoulder mobility..because it does suck. Soo far I've widen my grip and added chalk to my upper back. Besides shoulder dislocations what kind of shoulder mobility exercise will help me?

tommy4life‎, 01-11-2019 12:36 AM
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Tight Posterior Shoulder Capsule/Impingement Need Expert Help

Been dealing with shoulder issue on my dominant side for over a year now and need help to get back into the gym. Ive been through a lot trying to fix it but basically my MRI in Spring showed a small labral tear (not even close to a surgical candidate) and Ive had 2 PRP injections to help heal it....

KDG730‎, 02-11-2019 09:25 AM
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Could not bench press after chest muscles atrophied

After a car accident, an injury caused my chest muscles to practically disappear. Hard to believe, but even the lightest dumbbells were too heavy. I resorted to taping some cds together to use as weights and this did the trick.

drkstar00‎, 02-10-2019 04:11 PM
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Hagland's Issue Any Stretches for this?

Hello, New to this forum. I am a professional musician/recording artist and about 3 months ago walking onto the stage, I did something to my right foot, where it felt like a sprain of some sort. I have noticed that the very back of my heal has a bump on it and after a bit of research, all signs...

BCMusic‎, 02-10-2019 11:59 AM
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Full Shoulder Replacement

I am on my third, and hopefully last, shoulder surgery - the dreaded full shoulder replacement. First surgery (decompression, bone-spur scope): this was a good surgery for me to have as I was suffering from impingement. However, at the time that I had it, it was popular to have the "pain pump." ...

OverHill‎, 11-18-2011 10:15 AM
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Knees / squats - Chondromalacia / PFS

Hi there, I suspect this a common issue, and I'd be happy to open a discussion about it in general, but I have some specific questions, too. So, between my doctor and I we came to the conclusion that I had developed a bit of Chondromalacia / Patellofemoral pain syndrome in my knees as a...

thomastabouli‎, 02-08-2019 10:33 PM
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De Quervain's/Wrist Tendonitis

Anyone ever got this and how did you deal with it? I started going to the gym around a year and 3 months ago and after around 2 months I noticed pain on my right wrist when waking up. I could not move my thumb anywhere past my fore finger (in the direction of my little finger) and couldn't...

Builder3‎, 02-08-2019 06:36 PM
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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 oclock 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 09:31 AM
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