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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 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: 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: 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: -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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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 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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pull up elbows got sore over time

Hi all, My muscles just before the elbow got so sore that after pull ups I couldn't do a curl on my left arm, my right arm was sore also. I took two weeks off, came beck last week 50% weights no pull ups, and a small amount of chin ups. Today (the forth week) tried a few pull ups, and bamO,...

l337g0g0‎, 11-12-2018 04:25 PM
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Should I avoid Chin ups/Pull ups even years after a Distal Bicep tear ?

Hello to all - first post. I severed my bicep over a decade ago, though the arm has mostly healed, the bicep has shrunk and is deformed compared to the other, it is also weaker and fatigues faster. In the years since the accident, I have worked around the injury and have regained most of my...

0ldsch00l‎, Today 08:30 AM
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Unhappy Can ulnar nerve subluxation be fixed without surgery?

Hey everyone new to the forums I love working out but I've recently hit a major major road block. Background: I'm a 20yo male I've been working out for 3-4 years now and the gym used to be my daily stress buster and what I looked forward to everyday. That is until I hurt my elbow. Originally...

adamcalc23‎, 01-07-2018 08:50 PM
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Pinky finger skin tearing feeling during dips

I recently started doing dips but when i go down into the dip they skin between my palm and pinky feels like its tearing and its pretty scary, even though its not actually tearing. I think it might be some nerve or i might be doing it wrong but i don't know. Any suggestions? And this only...

J05hman‎, Yesterday 10:42 AM
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Post Possible Tendonitis

Hello for the past year I've been at my job I've developed this tightness and sometimes if pushed to much dull ache/soreness felt when lowering arm (left arm) in the brachioradialis section from receptive overhand grip work (possible tendonitis not sure but 70% certain).Been to doctors about this...

Gwinn2‎, 11-14-2018 03:39 PM
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Talking Serratus Posterior Superior - Quiet Shoulder Destroyer

I thought I would share my recent experience with everyone here because it could help you. I just spent 5 months away from the gym, losing tons of mass and strength and degenerating into a normal person. The problem I suffered from is incredibly complex and not very well-understood, even by...

maresf16‎, 06-10-2009 12:17 PM
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Can being physically fit affect how much sleep you need?

So hello. I did not know where exactly to ask this question,but since sleep deprivation can lead to injuries,here I go. So a three years ago I used to be real overweight and suffered from sleep apnea in turn,which meant I slept really badly. So in those 3 years,after eating well and going to the...

Sqweebo‎, 11-14-2018 04:34 AM
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Help with golfer's elbow

Anybody have any suggestions for eliminating tendinitis on the inner side of the elbow (golfer's elbow)? It flares up a bit during jiu jitsu and pullups and such. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

bluegold04‎, 11-09-2018 01:45 PM
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Shoulder Injury

Looking for some advice (incl. recommended exercises for rehab) to deal with shoulder injury. I think I have a right shoulder impingement (don't think it's a rotator cuff tear but close enough) because whenever I lift my right arm up, point to the top, and move it to my left side, I feel some very...

beeraii‎, 11-13-2018 09:52 AM
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bit of an odd one after injery

i tore my bisep parchaly away from the bone in my left arm 6 years ago ... and was to scared to get it fixed by surgery ... im right handed so just dealt with it ... anyhoo i picked up my weights last week and found my left arm was ok so started training ... thing is doing bisep and trisep curls my...

djkevinc‎, 11-13-2018 12:17 PM
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Post Appendectomy

Start by saying that I am a complete weight noob who will be training primarily for swimming performance, but some aesthetics. I had lariscopic appendectomy on the 3rd Nov, and I'm feeling pretty good right now. I've been told: No lifting for 2 weeks Minimum lifting from 2-6 weeks...

CBRIT89‎, 11-13-2018 10:40 AM
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Super mild pain in middle/lower right abs

I was training legs, squatting, around two weeks ago and had gone a little too heavy. (This was actually my first time trying a belt also). Failed a rep and felt this slightly warm sensation in the middle of my abs. The next day I had a dull ache along my pubic bone and groin also. Now I'm just...

Daniel8520‎, 11-13-2018 04:51 AM
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Blood Blister Under My Nail

Sorry in advance for the lame injury thread, but I'm hoping someone can help. I was half asleep this morning when I got into my shower and I slammed the glass door into my middle finger causing a nice little blood blister under the nail. I've done this before on a MUCH smaller scale and the...

The Gootz‎, 01-02-2009 09:46 AM
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knee cap and deltoid pain

so i've been lfiting for a few months but recently my deltoids have been hurting after an over head press and my knee caps may be hurting from some squats (i'll be fixing my form next session) im giving my legs the rest of the week off and have been stretching daily im hearing lots of cracks when i...

airc987‎, 11-13-2018 02:34 AM
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Injury question

Hello BB! I have a question about a workout injury. Before that, I’ll give you guys a brief background on myself. This might be a bit long, but it’s so that I can explain my situation lol. I’m in the army, and so I try to work out and get better physically. I was never in a great shape nor had...

barakz21‎, 11-13-2018 12:55 AM
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Anybody have severe pain in the back of there head when lifting weights?

I was doing squats tuesday, and trying to push my limits on my rep range and on my last rep i had to really really struggle and theni got a very sharp pain in the back of my head, hurt very bad. And today, Friday, I got it again when i got sexually aroused ( very weird), and the more aroused I got...

samakaballer‎, 10-23-2009 12:43 PM
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Herniated Disc -C6 Cervical Intervertebral Disc

Been working out for 12 years when all of a sudden I practically lost use of my right arm. No more pushing strength. Turns out I have a herniated disc -which basically means that the inter-vertebral discs (6 and 7th) are compressed which is pushing against the nerve root and therefore the loss...

TripleTee‎, 09-18-2007 03:51 AM
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Cervical Herniated Disc

I think I have Cervical Herniated Disc or a Dislocated Cervical Vertebrae (not sure if the same thing??), with pain in my left shoulder deltoid and neck region. I went to the doctor this morning for x-rays, some kind of injection and pain-killers. It's been painful for about a week now and I need...

halogenic‎, 02-26-2010 11:41 PM
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Breathing difficulty after training - won't go away

I have been lifting 3 days a week for about 8 weeks. About 4 days ago I finished my weights session and immediatly had trouble breathing in, I can still breath but it just doesn't feel like a good full breath, even though my lungs are completely expanded. I keep trying to yawn to get more air in...

Al1978‎, 10-17-2007 03:58 AM
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Muscle/ strength retention when injured

Hi all. I sprained my hand quite badly a couple of weeks ago. The strength in my hand is almost gone. Max weight I can hold is 5kg. I can see myself not training till new year. What can I do to try and keep my strength gains? Are there certain supplement I should take? I use...

Cauldron8‎, 11-10-2018 04:00 AM
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Hello guys, I have been lifting for 2 years now and during that time I saw improvements to both my physique and self confidence. It is nowadays a hobby for me and a way to blow off some steam/stress from school/work. That is...until recently, when I started getting carpal tunnel symptoms....

guuby‎, 11-12-2018 06:45 AM
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Really odd popping feeling in brachiallis during reverse bicep curl

So I was just finishing up a back/bi session with some reverse bicep curls (hi rep set with 15kg EZ bar, nothing flash) and I got about 4 reps in when I felt this super unnerving popping feeling in what was basically the crook of my right elbow except a little bit above. Done the movement a...

cheeseburger771‎, 11-10-2018 11:06 PM
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Unhappy Complete Rhomboid Tear

What's good, guys... Straight to the point, tore my rhomboid major right off my scapula about a year and a half ago... Given the runaround since (pt, misdiagnosis after misdiagnosis, EMG, MRI, etc.). Happened during a normal set of close grip pulldowns... Finally, had open reattachment...

rob426hz‎, 08-25-2011 04:47 AM
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Distal Biceps Tendon injury not treated after a year due to bad diagnosis, what to do

Long story short: I got diagnosed multiple times that left out the possibility of my distal biceps tendon being injured, sadly our country has really overworked professionals in healthcare, these things happen. After a year a friend told me to look it up, might help me find my problem. We did some...

Xroud‎, 11-11-2018 07:00 AM
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Neck pain (torticollis) after back squat mishap

Hi, So on tuesday while back squatting I readjusted a relatively light weight on my shoulders because it was misaligned. Reflexively, I just bounced the bar on my shoulders to move it slightly. That was super dumb and I felt a slight crack in my upper back (nothing specifically worrying, more...

PMRD‎, 11-08-2018 11:59 PM
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