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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

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 01:45 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 06:03 PM
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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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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 10:30 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 02:43 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 10:05 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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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 05:31 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 09:33 AM
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No idea how im getting injured?????

Ok so the only time I didnt warm up properly was maybe over a year ago when I didnt know what I was doing but I don't see how that would affect me now, especially since my injuries are new. Every single chest workout I start off by moving around my arms a lot in circles for a minute and then do...

BangDingOw‎, Yesterday 11:09 PM
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Anyone get a Cortisone shot for bone spurs? (Shoulder for me)

I'm considering getting a cortisone shot in my shoulder, but I want to get some feedback from people who have done it, if possible. About 7 months ago I had a shoulder and knee MRI. I ended up getting knee surgery because it was really hard to walk and work. Anyway, they found bone spurs in my...

switch87‎, Yesterday 05:00 PM
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Hurt my shoulder today

Felt a discomfort and slight pain on my right shoulder today whilst benching. Thought I would drop the weight so instead of doing my usual 3x5x125kg I dropped it to 100kg and still found it hard...worrying. I proceeded to my next exercise Military press and found no discomfort there. Not sure what...

tommy4life‎, 04-26-2017 05:22 PM
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Unhappy Finger pain/weakness issue - both hands

Hello forum, It's been awhile since I've last checked in here, but I was hoping I could find someone in a similar situation as me, or receive some advice/suggestions. I saw a hand specialist today for an issue that I first noticed quite a few years ago, and one that has progressively gotten...

BigGuyC‎, 04-26-2017 02:08 PM
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Rectus Lateralis/Quadriceps Tendon

Hey all, While doing cleans last night I managed to injure my quadriceps tendon. From the scan I had today, it doesn't appear to have torn, and if it has, it's not bad. I can't get to a physio until mid next week, however wanted to know what I can expect the area to look like once recovered....

Dontcopy‎, 04-26-2017 09:31 PM
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Torn elbow MCL & UCL

Tore my MCL and UCL roughly 6 weeks ago doing overhead squats. Doctor says this could take up to 6 months to recover from. I need to adjust my entire programming because i wont be able to do any front rack or overhead movements or basically anything with my elbow completely locked out. Has...

Truckkid42‎, 01-19-2017 08:37 AM
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Anterior deltoid atrophy due to dislocations

Hey all, Age: 40 Height: 5'9" Weight: 164 Body fat%: ~17 Prior to 2000, I had 5 shoulder dislocations. In 2000, I got arthroscopic anterior stabilization surgery. As to be expected my anterior deltoid is atrophied compared to right side. I also have a Hill Sachs deformity from the...

alewisdvm‎, 04-26-2017 04:27 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 08:31 AM
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Abnormal muscle lump on ribcage right below chest...why??

recently i noticed a noticeable muscle lump that connects under my right pec on the rib cage. I've been working out for 3 years and i'm currently 20yo. at one time a while ago I noticed it, but it was very small and didn't think anything from it, but now it has gotten rather large as I continued to...

mesmk001‎, 04-02-2009 07:48 PM
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New Deadlift PR followed by Minor Pain Sporadically in the Thoracic Area

Just completed 8 weeks of high volume training and noticed a significant increase in my deadlift compared to my other lifts. I did 10lb increments from 335 to 375 and stopped there. I continued about 9 days along my transitional programs to strength training and went for another deadlift PR. Prior...

americanspirit‎, 04-26-2017 09:34 AM
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Deltoid hurts even when doing nothing

The past week or so, my right side delt has been killing me. I can be doing something as simple as lifting my arm a little to look at a piece of paper or just sitting in my truck driving with my arms both down, and the pain flares up. This morning when I woke up it felt like I had a heavy weight...

Gojira1987‎, 04-26-2017 05:02 AM
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Question Elbow pain

So last week i started noticing some discomfort inside of my elbow, near the end of the triceps. Yesterday i was benching with lower than usual weight to avoid aggravating it further and when i got home i realized that im having pain on that spot in some hand position. The pain spot is just above...

Gle7‎, 04-25-2017 08:58 AM
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Unhappy Chronic lower back pain 20 years old, Help!

Hey guys It all started back in August 2016 where i was deadlifting and suddenly felt a "stretch" on the lower back. I had pain for about 2-4 weeks and didn't workout in that period. Followed in september 2016 i had some breathing problems (which i still have, doctors think i may have Astma...

humbo777‎, 04-19-2017 05:59 AM
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squats and apt

Is it okay to squat heavy for me while I try to fix my apt. Or is that like spinning my wheels? Heard squats were bad for it, is this true? Any advice would be appreciated thank you.

LPD11‎, 04-25-2017 07:55 PM
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Unhappy Left shoulder injury ( can't do regular push ups )

Hello everyone i used to do push ups from years randomly the last months i started working out seriously i followed a program then i reached 30 push ups in a row i was happy and feeling exited but one day i was looking for workouts i found that i was doing the bad form my whole life ( elbows out )...

SILV3RAX‎, 04-25-2017 01:27 PM
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IT Band Snapping/Moving Out of Place

I have had this reoccurring problem for the past few years and continually ignored it but now through significantly neglecting training legs I desperately need to get back into form. Whenever I do any form of exercise which requires me to repeatedly bend the knee, my IT band eventually starts...

JamesLloyd94‎, 04-25-2017 07:04 AM
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Knee/Patella issue - Injection as treatment? (Sodium Hyaluronate)

Hi all, I'm not a massive body builder or runner - I do moderate amounts of both. Just trying to get some advice from various people in the fitness world :). I got back from an appointment with my doctor to discuss an MRI on my left knee. Turns out there is a bit of damage to the cartilage...

samcana‎, 04-25-2017 06:06 AM
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Upper Back/Rhomboid Chronic Pain

Hi, Male, 5"7, 69kg. I am experiencing a chronic "ache" in my Rhomboid area. The specific spot is right in between the scapula and spine on the left side. Please see the attached image to get a pretty good idea of where it is. I have now had it for around 6-7 months. It's never been a huge...

jamesnotjamie‎, 06-13-2013 01:58 AM
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Unhappy Bulging Disc or Pulled Muscle at the lower back?

Hello Everyone. Need some help here. Did I pulled a lower back muscle or this could be rather a herniated disc? I feel mild pain in my lower back after doing Bent over rows. Yesterday I was doing Barbell Bent-over rows my favorite back exercise because it gives me a good pump on my upper back. I...

JoTorevs89‎, 04-12-2017 12:11 AM
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Unhappy Noob in desperate need of guidance

Hi guys, I'm fairly new to bodybuilding, know some basics but not an expert by any means as the title suggests lol. Anyway, to the point, As of recent I've been having shoulder pain when I do bench press. It was always there slightly and I ignored it but as of recent I can barely bench 10kg...

eatsleeprepeat1‎, 04-25-2017 01:52 AM
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Artificial disc replacement

I'm debating how soon to have a artificial disc put in at l5/s1. I've been out of the gym for over a year and it's just getting worse at this point? Does anyone have experience with adr surgery? If so, how was recovery? And, are you back at it?

Smartpart‎, 10-01-2011 06:51 PM
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Pullups - Tingling pressure between fingers

While looking to perform pull-ups, I get a tingling pressure (a little painful, sort of shocking) that seems to go around the inside of my middle finger between it and the ring finger just above the knuckle. This is only on my left hand. I feel this when I grip the bar and have all my weight...

zack9292‎, 04-24-2017 07:26 PM
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Heavily bruised thigh

Hi, one week ago I was playing football. I felt like I pulled a groin muscle. It was painful for about 3 days but thankfully the pain went, there was no bruising. 5 days after this happened I now have bruising which seems to have spread along the inside of my thigh. Strangely I no longer have...

londongent25‎, 04-23-2017 06:00 AM
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Internal shoulder pain , short abductor pain.

Hello everyone! I play basketball a lot and most of my injuries are due to basketball. It's been a while since I started feeling some pain between my leg(short abductor) and my shoulder (internally), can someone give me some advice about exercise that I should do to heal my self? Please.

KingJ3rry‎, 04-24-2017 01:54 PM
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Wasn't sure where to post this but here goes. I've been experiencing some pain and tenderness in the the tendons of my arms and I think it may be a case of tendonitis. Not sure how serious this is. The pain seems to start in my shoulders and goes down the back of my arm and into my forearms. ...

Antigravity‎, 04-11-2002 12:24 PM
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