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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 01:45 AM
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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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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: 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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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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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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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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Stronger bicep now smaller and unable to tense after elbow pain

For the last 3-4 months I've been dealing with general pain and instability in my left elbow, including the front and back areas of the elbow, as well as radiating down the forearm/brachioradialis and up the bicep. The outer elbow hurts when I press, and if I bang my elbow on something the tip...

Ivymantled‎, Today 01:41 AM
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Question Forearm really hurts while curling?

Hey guys, quick question... How come recently when I have been curling, my forearm tightens up and it's a tight pain? So bad I have to stop curling and put it to lower weight? Thanks :)

LewisLift17‎, Yesterday 06:11 PM
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forearm tendonitis??

i have forearm stiffness today again (two days after back and biceps) - with my palm facing the ceiling its the left side of the bottom area of my forearm (tendonitis area?) - it seems to be stiff but not so much pain unless i write or fidget with my hands. should i ice it and take a week off and...

BangDingOw‎, Yesterday 02:52 PM
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Upper Right Area Pain

So I've been dealing with some complicated pain in my upper right area dealing around the complete shoulder area from down to the pec major and pec minor insertion anteriorly to top of lat, teres area posteriorly. It started light at first about a year ago but its honestly been getting gradually...

SwinginSinatra‎, 06-27-2017 08:52 AM
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Glenoid labrum tear

Hi everybody, Sorry for the bad english it's not my native language :) I'm 25 and two months ago I fall from my bike and the hand blocked the fallind. i stopped lifting immediately after four years of continuous training 4 times a week. The MRI showed a "FULL GLENOID LABRUM TEAR" from 6-12. I'm...

lior8339‎, Yesterday 02:40 PM
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Pain in my neck muscles, should I lift?

Hi everyone, For over a month and half I have been struggling with pain in my neck. I suspect that the pain is coming from my muscles (especially from my sternocleidomastoid muscle). I had a stressful time and I think that the stress and my posture ****ed up my neck muscles. Other than that...

RamyAlexi‎, Yesterday 09:37 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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neck pain from warmups and lots of exercises

you know the shoulder dislocation exercise? this one - -- - - it causes me neck pain, so do barbell rows, shrugs, side lateral raises.. what gives? even if i do these exercises with INSANELY light WARM UP weight, the bottom of the back of my neck slowly burns more and more and feels more tense as...

BangDingOw‎, 06-27-2017 03:25 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: http://shoulderpaininfo.com/shoulderACOsteolysis.html . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 07:06 PM
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Bow legs??? (Genu varum)

Would you say I have bow legs?? If so a bad case or not & if I do how would i correct this like should i see an orthopedic or my physician?? I'm 19 years old

imsardonic16‎, 06-27-2017 07:55 AM
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Extreme Bicep Pain

I was doing some deadlifts(over under grip), the tension in my arm (under) suddenly dropped and shooting pain went through my arm, at the same time it felt sort of like someone had unraveled my arm. I could no longer straighten it. It's been a few days, a little swelling, no bruising, no...

MClintonHicks‎, 06-27-2017 02:13 AM
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If you don't get enough sleep for 3-4 days in a week are you constantly sleep deprive

So I got about 3-4 hours of sleep for 2-3 days in a week and even though some days I got straight 7-10 hours of sleep I still end up sleepy throughout the noon that I crash while at work. If I don't get enough sleep for just 3-4 days does it add up to even days that I get enough sleep for?

steel888‎, 06-23-2017 12:33 AM
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Torn Iliotibial Band

I have been suffering with this problem for over three years now. No MD or physical therapist I have seen has been able to completely correct the issue. I've rolled on the styrofoam cylinder, had electro-stim sessions, stretched, done stengthening exercises, had a shot to break up scar tissue and...

VitaminX‎, 08-31-2006 10:06 PM
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Injured my lower back doing back squats

Hello there; A month ago I worked my way up to an acceptable pb of 275 for 6 on my back squats, feeling great and nothing else seemed to happen. Although the next day I felt a really annoying sharp pain in my lower back that wouldn't let me back squat nor deadlift, which sucks because I really...

aceez‎, 06-14-2017 10:58 AM
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Shoulder Dislocation

Hello, Ive dislocated my shoulder for the first time from playing wrecklessly during a game of basketball. I've been told by the ER that since this was my first shoulder dislocation.. I've fractured something as well. The pain was extremely severe and it lasted until they gave me morphine and...

helloimjames‎, 06-23-2017 08:45 PM
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Carpal tunnel and working out

I am working out for two years now but I developed a carpal tunnel syndrome in my left hand. I Feel numbness, tingling and pain at random times. It is not severe and doctor said that it doesn't need surgery, just time and medications but don't lift heavy weights. I stopped working out for month...

Ahmedco31‎, 06-26-2017 12:00 AM
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Trouble Maintaining Stability with Manual Labor

Before I get into anything too in depth, let me say that having a bodybuilder's physique is not one of the goals I've set for myself, though I do appreciate the aesthetic results a few sets a week brings. I'm also not interested in becoming the strongest man in earth. I'm just generally looking to...

specksynder‎, 06-26-2017 07:06 AM
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Wrist Injury Persustent

Think I already posted a thread like this but I can't find it and I never saw any replies. Nov 2016: fell on wrist in basketball l, hurt a lot. Never did anything about it but I knew I hurt it(thought it would heal on its own) March-April 2017: got an MRI on my wrist and there was "fluid" in it...

CelticsDynasty‎, 06-25-2017 07:26 PM
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Exclamation Jumpers knee/patellar tendonitis

From a year ago till about a month ago I have done a TON of jumping (sometimes without warming up) -basketball -box jumps -running in general -dunk attempts (LOTS OF JUMPING).....and earlier this year I went to PT and they told me I had jumpers knee. Is it too late? I still have it. Have had it...

CelticsDynasty‎, 06-25-2017 07:29 PM
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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 11:43 AM
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Angry YOOOO. I need some advice

At 5'11 230 I was going to the gym 6 times a week, heavy lifting everyday. 5 months ago Iife hit me in the mouth so I had to start neglecting the gym to about 1 day a week if that, and I wasn't keeping my workouts in rotation. (Muscle loss but more legs than anything else) So last week I started...

RemmiLebeau‎, 06-23-2017 11:23 PM
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Body temperature 99.5F

hello my temperature is 99.1 F now and every day night same like but morning it is norm 97F i already workout few month and gained 19 lbs very fast avg 2 month so eating 3000-3500 calories daily and workout 3 times week.. it is reason for a little high temperature? a lot of food and...

ikakurtanidze‎, 06-25-2017 07:56 AM
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Upper forearm pain after Bicep workout

I was lifting for a while and then stopped ( 4 weeks). I returned to lifting and I experienced pain in the upper forearm towards the ride side (right after the bicep). My workout did not consist of using a barbell for curls (used EZ bar). I also did bicep curls at relativley low weights (10 Kg)....

jad12345‎, 06-25-2017 08:25 AM
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lying lateral raise and impingement

Hi everybody, I Just want to know if this exercise performed with very light weights could be a good way to target safely the side delts if you have slight impingement ? In other words, does this exercice allows to work side delts while avoiding impingement's zone ? Moreover, could it help...

shou‎, 06-07-2017 12:45 PM
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Meniscus Tear and Lifting

In January I tore my lateral meniscus grappling, I was trying it out for fun which was a stupid idea. I was already sore from squats and helping yard work with my dad... anyway since then I'm out from the gym. Got an MRI done, and I got a partial tear. Doctor advised against lifting, and told...

laikblumeth‎, 06-24-2017 09:11 PM
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