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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: 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: *** 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: -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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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Knee pain: leg extensions? (please help)

Hey everyone. Quick question. Lately I've been having knee pain NOT in both knees, but in my right knee. It only hurts if I extend my leg and flex it. My knees don't hurt during squats, so I'm supposing it's the leg extensions...I did a few searches before asking this question, and none of them...

fitlover‎, 10-27-2009 04:33 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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Unhappy rib/upper abdominal injury leg press

I was doing a leg press and I felt a sharp pain in my upper right abdominal and rib, the next day I could hardly get out of bed, my right side hurts when I breath, but nothing is broken, I think I strained my rib or abdominal. Has anybody ever have the same experience, it hurts like hell. You...

intermilan‎, 05-14-2006 01:20 AM
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Back problems aka Bulged/Herniated Discs. My experience and advice.

I thought I would write a quick thread on my experiences with back pain, in the hope that others who have the same problem can read it and take some advice from it, as I think this issue is common with us BBers. Back Pain It has many causes I suppose, I'm no doctor but one thing is for sure...

bjc9‎, 03-10-2010 03:48 AM
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Click/plucking tendon behind knee

When I squat down I get clicking behind my knees. Or it kinda feels like the tendon on the backside (outer edge) of my knee is being plucked. It doesn't hurt per se but it feels odd and it kinda throws off my form as it's distracting. I can't quite squat down to parallel as I'm recovering from...

schnauzers‎, 04-16-2014 02:53 PM
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Unhappy Humerus Fracture - ORIF Surgery, Frustrated

Hello BB people. I happened to break my humerus 2 months back. Had to undergo an ORIF surgery. I am on physiotherapy now and trying to regain my full ROM. I had just started my journey in the fitness world about 2 years back. My journey has been marred by serious injuries 2 times and everytime...

Ironhide0991‎, 07-04-2014 03:50 AM
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Pinched Nerve in traps/neck - muscle atrophy in tricepts

Merry Christmas all! Was wondering if anyone has dealt with severe pinched nerves in the traps-neck. I went to a orthopedic Dr and ruled out bulging discs in the neck or bone spurs etc... there’s no issues with my shoulder rotator either. He referred me to a physical therapist which I have...

JimboRice‎, 12-25-2018 12:48 PM
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Experiences with lifting and herniated disc

I was diagnosed with a herniated disc about a year ago (L5-S1) which caused a couple bouts of sciatica and some rough mobility for a few weeks here and there. I've been ok for a few months, but over the past week or so I started feeling the pain on the right side of by back again - no sciatica and...

brinylife‎, 12-28-2018 07:03 AM
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Probably triceps tendon tear?

Hi,im 29 years old guy, last week I was working out with triceps pressdown with 36kg, ive been hitting the gym for 3 month in order to lose fat because im overweight guy. When I pushed it down after a few reps i felt a very sharp pain on my chest, my both shoulders were hurting like there is no...

StanicEnemy‎, 09-03-2019 01:23 PM
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Unusual/extreme tiredness, sudden onset

This has got me scratching my head. Background - I've been doing keto (and please - I'm not interested in anyone's criticism of keto - it's my choice, I have a specific question) for half a year now. Dropped from 198 lbs. to 158 lbs. Getting leaner (maybe 13% BF down from 23%) and putting on some...

KetoBob‎, 07-11-2019 11:12 PM
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Pectoral Atrophy/Right sided issues

Hi All, I'll try and keep this short and summarize Male (29) -Strength training for 10 + years for various sports -Over the last 2 years noticed continuous atrophy of right pectoral (almost fully atrophied) Seems like its cut off right from the sternal head -Whole right side seems to be...

F3D‎, 10-13-2019 02:00 PM
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Pain in Glute while squatting and Deadlifting Please Help

Hey guys I'm here to seek advice I've been dealing with pain in my right glute towards the outer upper area since June now. There is only pain during deadlifts and squats and the pain I would describe is sharp like someone just punched the hell out of me in the glute. I recently went to the doctor...

jonjonx5‎, 11-20-2019 09:54 PM
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Clavicle Pain

I've been having some aching, intermittent clavicle pain when performing exercises such as incline press, lat pulldown, and bench press. I broke my clavicle two years ago, and I don't think this is the reason for my pain. The pain is generally around the middle region of the collarbone. Any one...

smallifter68‎, 11-04-2019 08:43 PM
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Unhappy Training during FAI & labrum tear recovery

Have a femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and labral tear in the right hip, doctor said to completely stop all compound lifts and heavy loaded hip movements for 6 weeks minimum, will also be doing PT 2x a week. I don't want to completely stop glute and leg training for that long, has anyone had any...

fitfoxlifts‎, 11-17-2019 06:53 AM
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Question Knee Arthritis

I had an OATS surgery (cartilage transplant) done on my left knee 5 years ago to repair an articular cartilage tear I sustained from a skateboarding accident. My knee never got back to 100% performance wise, but I was pain free after full recovery. About 2 months ago I re-injured that cartilage...

bbock4‎, 11-14-2019 10:57 AM
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No pain while lifting

I have read that one should not work out through the pain or it could lead to serious injury. I have some minor discomforts in my left elbow and right shoulder, but it doesn’t hurt while I’m bench pressing, curling, or whatever the case may be. I will notice it just in my everyday activities from...

hulkfan‎, 11-10-2019 09:59 AM
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Labrum Tear (SLAP Tear): My Experience

Wanted to do a write up on my experience with a labrum/SLAP tear since reading threads on BB helped me a lot as I was researching and trying to learn more. This is a long write up, but I want to be thorough. I know for me it really helped to read about others experiences, so I wanted to provide...

bbergsteinsson‎, 11-13-2019 10:53 PM
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Supraspinatus tendon tear Exercises

I am 44 yo Due to heave lifting I got Supraspinatus tendon tear in my right shoulder. I stopped training for around 8 months and started to get in bad shape which i dont want. I wonder if there is a training program that I can build my other muscles such as biceps, triceps, arms, chest,...

asmgx‎, 11-13-2019 11:13 PM
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Unhappy Wrist pain from preacher curls/standing curls

I have noticed that the outsides of both wrists hurt after I do my preacher curls or standing curls I keep my wrist straight during the exercise is to the point of sharp pain when I bend my wrist back during daily activity any ideas on why this is occurring and how to prevent it from continuing

Rodeopig200‎, 11-15-2019 10:08 PM
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Hammer Curling - Tendon Slipping Near "Inner Elbow"?

What is happening with my inner elbow area by the bicep (cubital fossa) when I do cross-body hammer curls? Whenever I get a pump, and I extend the dumbbell when lowering across the torso, I feel (and see) something moving around the bicep tendon in the elbow crease. It feels like something is...

planeta100‎, 11-28-2019 06:17 PM
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Heart Problem after Bench Press Help!

Hey recently I was in the gym bench pressing 225 for 7 while off pre workout with 250mg of caffeine which was basically maxing out the most weight I could push. Nevertheless after my workout, I felt very out of breath and felt after if my heart was very weak. Not sure if it was the pre workout or...

Trd3928‎, 11-09-2019 01:51 PM
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Abs won’t activate

I took a year long break from working out, and now that I am back to it, my back and groin area get sore when I try to do abs. I can’t even feel anything at in my abs when I try to work them. Any tips? Thanks-Henry

henryalb‎, 12-03-2019 09:46 AM
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How to train with upper cross syndrome and anterior pelvic tilt?

Hello. Does anyone have some knowledge how to train while having those two syndromes? Is full body workout with adding some corrective exercises good way and it will be fixed over time or better to first focus to correct these two syndromes and then start lifting again?

Szyszak‎, 11-27-2019 02:37 PM
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Mallet finger injury and pushups...

This is to the guys who've been through this mallet finger injury and was wondering if pushups are fine to do and if it isnt hurtful for recovery? ive been doing pushups and my fingers dont bend but i was wondering if doing pushups somehow impedes the recovery for mallet finger injuries. i ask just...

bigbluebolas‎, 11-12-2019 10:25 AM
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Traps Spasm

Hey guys I've had trap spasms for like two weeks from like twisting the wrong way, i've tried like millions of stretches, massage therapy, muscle relaxants, ice, heat whatever but nothing seems to be doing anything. Can't lift with the stupid pain and not sure what do to? Anyone had this problem?

Towerworld‎, 11-05-2019 09:16 AM
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