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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

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

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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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: 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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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: 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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Elbow pain may be Tricep Tendonitis

I think I have Triceps tendonitis. When I am at the gym and the following exercises: Triceps Kick-Backs Skull crushers After a few days it feel better, only hurts when I workout. Any suggestion on a Elbow Compression Sleeve or Elbow Brace Thanks Brian

Brianpl‎, 10-07-2021 10:54 PM
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Trampoline for knee injury.

The cartilage behind my knee cap has a crack. My doctor said years ago I had a 20% chance of needing surgery but to avoid high impact, and that I need to do weighted squats and avoid impacts. I can't run on hard surfaces, not even grass, but can on sand dunes and the thick padding some playgrounds...

Darkius‎, 09-28-2021 12:51 PM
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Today I found I can do several exercises.

I can do bench press. I thought my thumb and wrist would not let me. 95 pounds was no problem. 115 hurt my hand a bit. So 95 then. Ill build that up, my wrists and all. Also I did chin ups with band assistance. My elbow tendon was not the limiting factor. My muscles were. I had already done a...

Darkius‎, 10-22-2021 10:00 PM
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How hard is it to get a referal to physical therapy?

Has anyone requested it and been denied by their GP, or requested it and gotten it without an MRI? I saw a sports doctor 5 years ago who ordered an MRI, saw the damage, and then ordered physical therapy. He also ordered no running or jumping, just heavy squatting. The physical therapist said...

Darkius‎, 10-16-2021 03:00 PM
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I can now squat with my left knee. Here is how:

Most people can use bad form with body weight squats and not feel knee pain till they are lifting heavy weight. They have until then to correct their form, with light stuff just being practice. My right knee is not quite that forgiving, and does not allow running or jumping, but it can tolerate...

Darkius‎, 10-14-2021 04:37 PM
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Band assisted squats

Anyone here use them? They are for getting assistance at the bottom of the squat. For those adding weight, they are attached to the bar and the top of the squat rack. (My gym squat racks are topless, but they do have pegs.) For those using body weight, people hang onto handles as they lower....

Darkius‎, 10-10-2021 12:09 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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Sternoclavicular joint :(

Day before yesterday I was doing the lever one arm press for shoulders, I hadnt loaded the barbell too heavy ( 30 kgs). I didnt have any problems while I was executing the movement, however while keeping the barbell down, I experienced a burning surge in my collar bone towards the sternoclavicular...

inpain‎, 06-25-2014 12:00 AM
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I hurt my back doing ab rollers

I started ab rollers 2 weeks ago. I think I hurt my back around 4 days ago. I took a 2 days off and tried the ab roller again and hurt my back once again. My question is, should I wait an other 2 days to recover. I'm not sure what to do. Thanks :)

ken979‎, 10-13-2021 10:29 AM
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Hiatus Hernia surgery worth it ?

Hiatus Hernia ive realized my Hiatus Hernia is geting worse and unbareable acid reflux just wonderin how do you guys that have this worked with it and is it worth the surgery thank you

Kinez88‎, 10-04-2021 02:04 AM
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Angry Is it normal to feel my shoulder is weak after an episode of bursitis?

Ok, so for the last 2 months I've been fighting against a bursitis in my right shoulder. Did an MRI, it was confirmed that it was a light bursitis and a light tendonitis and then he prescribed 10 acupuncture sessions (which I'm currently at the 6th) Now, the pain has gone away, but I feel a...

MattheusCm‎, 10-07-2021 05:45 AM
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Left Shoulder pain during lat pulldown

I have some slight pain in my left shoulder area when doing lat pull downs. The only time pain comes is when I’m coming down with the wide grip. It feels like it’s in the front of my shoulder but I’m not sure where the exact pressure point is. I do hear my shoulder crack/pop at times. I do...

NateD3‎, 09-29-2021 10:24 AM
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Facet joint issues - Exercises in gym?

Hi, I'm 22, and lifted roughly 3 times a week from around 17-21. Through dead lifting (and probably squatting) with bad form, I have developed chronic lower back pain (right at the bottom of my back above my ass/on the pantline on the left and right) for the past 1-1.5 years at a pain of around...

nkf176‎, 01-03-2018 06:56 AM
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Bicep Tendons flaring up after every pull workout

Anytime I do a "pull" workout like pullups, rows, or even curls, my biceps tendons flare up VERY FAST. I can handle the weight easy. But even after doing 2 sets of bodyweight pull ups, both my arms bicep elbow area is like very inflamed, swollen, and limited mobility. Can't even straighten the...

r3faat1‎, 10-02-2021 11:12 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 08:39 PM
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Exclamation one testicle = low test levels?

hi all this is a quick first post before i go to work . im 22 and when i was born only one nut dropped right , so one that works and one thats is their but considerably smaller and way higher up . i have always been been a hard gainer and have a fast metabolism , no matter what i eat even if i...

srm2004‎, 10-30-2007 06:07 AM
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Am I doomed for surgery?

Age: 31 Gender: Male Height: 5’7 Weight: 160 1.5 years ago, right before the start of COVID, I had a bad pain in the back of my right shoulder while doing dumbbell floor presses. Over the next 3 weeks I dealt with truly awful pain, especially at night, it was so bad that it prevented me from...

tdaly01‎, 10-15-2021 11:28 AM
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nutrition whilst injury recovery

Hi All, believe i've pulled a muscle in my rotator cuff - dont believe its a tear, just a bit inflamed so going to have a few days off the weights. Question is do people consume the same amount of Protein and other supplements when not going to the gym, this could be due to injury or even...

userFCLDC07NKMW‎, 09-17-2021 12:21 AM
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Shoulder bursitis

Any advice on treatment for shoulder bursitis?

WildcatDave‎, 09-18-2021 11:59 AM
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