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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

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

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: *** 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: 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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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: 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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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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Can't use regular grip on bench, have to use suicide. How to switch?

I can't do regular grip on bench press since I broke my radius a year ago and had some metal inserted into it. Everytime I try regular grip, it hurts my radius so bad that I can't lift the bar. I am using suicide grip but recently started realizing the risks that once I get to 300/400s I might drop...

pointblankd‎, Yesterday 11:49 PM
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Ask a physiotherapy student anything

Been a while since I have been on the forums but quick into: -4th year physiotherapy student from Sydney/ Australia -background in power lifting, have been lifting for 8 years now. -Suffered from chronic low back pain for years, which made me want to switch careers to physiotherapy - Got the...

Xuaxace‎, 12-04-2017 07:36 AM
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Trapezius/Rhomboid Tear won't heal?

Hey Everyone, let me give some background to my current situation. Sometime in July (5 months), I got a little to happy doing Deadlifts and lifted too much weight with dumb form. After the last rep, I immediately dropedd the bar, felt a ringing in my ear, and felt my neck pull back. Afterwards,...

armant16‎, Yesterday 02:22 PM
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bulging disc - doctor doesnt want surgery

i have yet another bulging disc in my lower back and this doctor i went to see says to take a year off of weightlifting and avoid any bending and to lose some weight - i am not gonna take another f***ing year off - should i just demand surgery or something?

BangDingOw‎, 12-08-2017 12:06 PM
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Wierd feeling in arm doing Lat. Pulldowns

Recently, when I do Lat. Pull down (or qidegrip pullups for that matter), I get a weird feeling in my left arm. I'm not exactly sure how to describe the sensation. It's not painful, but I can tell it has something to do with a nerve. When I am pulling down, when I get to a certian point, I get...

Unnamed.Music‎, 06-10-2008 08:56 PM
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Inner hip/groin discomfort due to lack of strength?

I was reaching the end of my cutting period and went too hard with squat and running (I know, stupid) which have resulted in having pain/discomfort when performing weighted squats in my hip flexors I can easily do ATG squat with noweight, no problems, and weighted squats to a certain point. It...

eskovgaard‎, 12-07-2017 10:36 AM
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lifting with umbilical hernia?

went to the doctor yesterday to find out i have an umbilical hernia, not going to have surgery until June 23rd, are there any exercises I can do until then that wont make the hernia worse? Ive had it for about 4 years and it hasnt ever caused me any trouble. Dr told me to take it easy on the...

tylert6785‎, 05-10-2011 07:53 AM
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Unhappy Training After Stent Insertion

I just had a stent put in an artery to clear blockage. Can anybody tell me if I would have to slow down now. Has anybody had the same experience and continues to train just as hard?

cubear‎, 11-22-2008 08:39 PM
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Pain in inner thighs during and after squats?

I would describe it more of a high pressure than a pain and its slightly more on the right inner thigh (groin area) than the left. After I've done squats the pain (pressure, just overall weird not right sensation) will have gone away within 5-10mins. I have been increasing the weight on my...

PotatoAddict‎, 12-07-2017 12:53 PM
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Back injury

So I injured my lower back muscle on a leg day in May of 2017. I kept working out, not taking it seriously for about a month (obviously a very stupid thing to do), and then began to realize that it was not getting any better. I talked to a chiropractor who was a family friend, and decided to see if...

rowkel‎, 12-06-2017 09:06 AM
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Unhappy AC Joint/Cracked Clavicle Injury

Hello everyone this is my first post within the forums. I'm hoping to see if anyone has a similar issue or had a similar issue and has had it resolved (or is on the right track to recovery) and able to workout normally again. Also any help from anyone is greatly appreciated as I'm extremely...

Praeteritum‎, 12-07-2017 03:05 AM
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Have you experienced this particular tear? How should I start working out again?

Hey guys, as the title states, I inured a muscle a few years ago, and ultimately I am wanting to know how I should start my workout process again. Here is the story. I was 18 at the time. I was working out, and made noticeable gains over the past few months. My favorite workout was the...

DarthVis‎, 12-06-2017 10:38 AM
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Thumbs down Left side hip pain after squats - pain on walking or sitting

I’ve stepped up my leg workouts for a few months now but not even very heavy weight, but with fairly high reps. I’ve been doing squats ten reps each set with either the hex cage or holding a dumbbell in each hand. Going all the way down to seated or even lower position no cheating. ...

modiferous‎, 11-24-2017 04:37 PM
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Pain in my bicep, possibly brachialis?

Recently began noticing a pain in my left arm, in the brachialis area. I first noticed it when I began lifting heavy boxes at work, and didn't think much of it because it didn't effect my lifting. Well, now it does, after 5 sets of bench press yesterday, I had to go home due to the throbbing pain...

Tovixz‎, 12-20-2012 06:12 PM
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Exclamation Meralgia Paresthetica

Hey there, Yesterday after my arms/abs/cardio workout, I noticed that my outer thigh on my left leg is numb/lessened sensitivity. I looked online a bit and found a condition that matches what I'm feeling (Meralgia Paresthetica) but i'm unsure where to go from here. Has anyone else dealt with...

tbeckerton‎, 12-03-2017 09:23 PM
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Talking Pectoral Tear Fixed at 43

Guys I'm a newbie here and mainly here to share my story. This is for the benefit of those that have torn their pec and were told that there is no way to fix it. I had a complete pectoral tear at the age of 37. I was benching 335 lbs when it happened. Fortunately for me, the spotter was...

voyurb‎, 11-29-2017 12:43 PM
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Poor Deadlift form? Hurt lower back

I think I may have hurt my lower back when deadlifting. Im quite new to deadlifts and want to max them every week. I went up to 170kg yesterday and the day after my lower back hurt especially when i try to clutch myself like an armadillo. The pain is somewhere around the bone above my buttcheeks....

xxJesterLordxx‎, 11-26-2017 04:53 AM
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Middle Wrist Bone Sticking Out

I just finished doing some ez bar curls. My right wrist has a bone petruding out more than normally, and its located in the middle. It only shows when i bend my wrist palm down. Also, when i put pressure on my inner forearm bone(?), it hurts a little bit. Other than that, i don't feel any pain...

paper_denim‎, 04-18-2007 08:52 PM
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Shoulders give up before chest does (push ups)

When I first started working out. I would be able to do at least 40-50 push ups before I'm unable to. That's until I started benching heavy for my body weight (200lb at 120lb). Now, my shoulders literally give up on the 20th rep during push-ups. I've gone to therapy for 2 months and my shoulders...

FrankieXenon‎, 12-02-2017 10:46 AM
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TFCC Debridement Recovery Question

My hand surgeon wants to do a wrist arthroscopy as he suspects I have a tear in the articular disc of the TFCC. I'm being ultra cautious and am seeking second and third opinions from top hand surgeons before I go ahead with it and may switch doctors. I have also talked with Wendy and have a Wrist...

rakhmetov‎, 02-15-2017 01:55 PM
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Help!! My left arm is bigger than my right arm...

Hey all, I'm a thin guy weighing 50 Kgs (110 lbs) standing at a height of 171 Cms. I'm 26 and been thin and scrawny all my life. Although I feel healthy and eat good food, I thought I might start going to the gym and have supplements to increase my weight. I have been working out twice a week...

Scrawny69‎, 11-30-2017 12:26 AM
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Best prehab for knees!! What are your tips?? (borderline knee pain for me)

Hey everyone, I've been monitoring my right knee for a month or so now, after starting to get some discomfort during / after squats. I chalked it up to bad form, I have a known bad habit of leaning forward (which I found out puts extra stress on your knees). A week or two off here and there...

fluidZ‎, 12-01-2017 01:07 PM
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Lat imbalances causing issues

So I have a lot of issues with muscle imbalances on my ride side in general but for this post I’ll limit it to my lats for this post. The imbalance is especially noticeable when I do bent over barbell rows. No matter how hard I try the bar seems to go down and come up unevenly. It often times feels...

person101‎, 12-01-2017 12:26 PM
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proximal hamstring tedinopathy

Yep I have been down and out trying to recovery from an injury that physio actually had me continuing to run during. So with some light stretching and rolling it is starting to become less and less of an issue. My test is walking the ramp into work. If I feel any discomfort in my hamstring I know...

evesteele‎, 12-01-2017 11:23 AM
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Shoulder pain mainly during chest workout?

So guys, I get quite bad shoulder pain when performing a lot of excercises. This is mainly when training chest but I feel a twinge in my shoulder when performing dumbbell press, bench press, flies, dips, press ups, etc. I can’t really describe where abouts in my shoulder it is but it’s somewhat...

Jingham12‎, 11-18-2017 05:52 AM
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