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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: 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: 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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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: 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: -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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Unhappy Gap between my pecs looks like it's getting bigger

So I've been exercising for all my life, but I've recently noticed my pectoral muscles look like they're getting farther away from eachother and I'm worried this will ruin my physique, does anyone know what I can do to prevent this from happening? Is it going to get worse? Do I exercise my pecs...

DaGajaFly‎, Today 03:29 PM
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physical therapy question

ive been out of the gym for 7 weeks because of "forearm overusage" according to my physical therapist. im wondering if physical therapists sometimes have no idea if someone can weightlift or not due to their injury so they just say "dont weightlift", or are they more educated and do know if you can...

BangDingOw‎, Today 02:53 PM
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Angry I'm real messed up physically....any advice is appreciated.

Well guys first time posting here but I have gotten desperate lately and could use any advice at all. To start, I have been lifting for about 5-6 years or so pretty seriously. I went from 140-175 pounds and my strength has progressed quite well....that is during the times that I have not been...

dfc155‎, Yesterday 12:14 PM
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Is soreness that is not DOMS okay?

First off, sorry for any typos or grammar/formatting issues ahead of time, I'm using my phone right now. So for the last few weeks I've been doing calisthenic workouts as I currently have a lower back injury from a car accident. I've been making some really good progress these past few weeks,...

Kaihato‎, Yesterday 08:58 PM
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Exclamation Pulled lower back muscle taking ages to heal?

Hi guys, Roughly about 5 weeks ago I suffered from a lumbar strain/pulled lower back muscle from doing deadlifts. Being naive and a novice i did heavier weight than I should have and my form slipped. I've gone to like 2 doctors, 2 nurses, a PT and they have all said it is a lumbar strain...

Comicfire‎, 03-11-2017 09:32 AM
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Anyone in here squating/deadlifting with a hernia mesh repair?

I had a left side laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair done in 2014. The one with the mesh. My doctor told me after a few months I should be able to do any physical activity. I took it easy for about 6 months. And then got back to running. Recently I started doing "starting strength" 5x5s. As my...

NickyNorka‎, 08-14-2017 07:51 AM
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Elbow and shoulder pain

So, I'm still having some highly uncomfortable shoulder pain as well as some elbow pain on the same arm. I suspect it could be from benching but I don't know what I'm doing wrong. The shoulder pain is only really there when I twist my arm behind my back. The elbow pain is like a random throbbing....

MBoux2000‎, 08-13-2017 09:00 AM
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Agrivated rotator cuff

Doctor adivised I rest my sholder for 4 weeks. What uper body exercises can I do without using my shoulder? Can I still do bicep/triceps exercises? I would like to be able to do more than just legs for 4 weeks.....

RezzB‎, 08-12-2017 06:55 AM
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Broken Heel

I recently broke my heel bone and am out of work/the gym for 5-7 more weeks ( 3.5 already ) and unable to put any weight on the foot until that time. Thankfully, surgery isn't needed. I was just starting to get back into a gym routine after being out for a while, and I want to keep the progress I...

GuitarGuyBMG‎, 08-14-2017 04:21 PM
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Not entirely sure where to post this. I suppose my fear is injury. Injury prevention! Along with my other goals, flexibility is one. So I complete my workout, and then I go to stretch afterwards. I stretch the warmed up areas, and I don't feel discomfort, until I get around to stretching my...

ihatepeas82‎, 07-27-2017 06:23 AM
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pain under shoulder blade after pushups incline bench or shoulder press

when i do standing shoulder press i can feel it on second set doing pushups and incline bench it shows up after about a week and lasts few weeks after i cant really pinpoint which muscle it is but it feels like its between lower part of the shoulder blade and spine it feels like a pulled...

raverx3m‎, 08-11-2017 11:19 PM
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Arrow Wrist strength and flexibility routine

Hey guys! Check our routine made to improve wrist strength and flexibility, essential to not only bodyweight exercises but also for every kind of sports. This is a routine with very low equipment that you can perform anywhere and anytime! Appreciate your feedback =)

DuarteJAP‎, 08-13-2017 03:03 PM
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Dropped 185lbs on back

I'm 17, and I was in the weight room training for football and I was doing a 185lb back jerk and after 5 sets of 10, my arms were toast and couldn't control it on the way down. I felt the pain immediately but went on to play rugby. This happened months ago and the pain has stayed consistent, if not...

Austin1776‎, 08-09-2017 03:33 PM
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Problems with my hand and wrist

So couple weeks ago I fell on my elbow which is still hurting a bit. But in the past couple days I've experienced pain in my hand and even wrist when trying to do things like push ups. It's a weird pain idk how to explain it but I have a feeling like it might be something to do with nerves. Is this...

Kowalski1998‎, 08-11-2017 09:54 AM
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Unhappy Recovered from paralysis HELP

Hi All, Completely new to the whole gym thing really and have only just started. So I'm a massive beginner anyway. Back last year, I contracted a strange virus in my spinal chord that caused me to lose power, movement and feeling in the left side of my body from the neck down. I got given the...

mje1993‎, 08-11-2017 05:32 PM
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Umbilical Hernia Post Surgery Specific Workouts/Exercises?

I was just hoping those that had the procedure could shed some light on some good simple exercises with the lowest risk of re-injury. Today is 4 weeks post surgery and Im not in pain so I think I will make my way back to the gym. I was thinking of doing super light bi/tris and then a light...

ny58‎, 08-10-2017 11:13 PM
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Sensitive bulging vein on left front delt

Hello, So I just noticed this when I woke up today, I have a vein on my left front delt that is bulging and sensitive to touch. It is only on my left delt and not on my right. I was wondered what could have caused this and what should I do about it? Continue working out delts or maybe give them...

clintclint‎, 08-10-2017 12:38 PM
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Tricep pain/strain that won't go away

As the title states, I've been dealing with tricep pain in my right elbow for over a year now. It all started one day after doing heavy pressing too often, leading to a strain or tweak. Ever since that day, the pain/twinge feel has never subsided. I have resorted to going to the doctor and physical...

corcheedos‎, 08-08-2017 10:49 AM
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Hip, Shoulder & now Knee, what would you do?

Hi all, so brief background, am 29 been lifting since i was 18ish but only seriously in the last 5 years or so, mostly train for size over strength and physique rather than big bodybuilder. So, always struggled with right hip pain (clicking when i walk and generally loose on one side) meaning by...

Johno123456‎, 08-09-2017 01:27 AM
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Long Thoracic Nerve injury/Wing Scapula/No ability to raise arm overhead w/o assitans

Everybody with this condition please feel free to add on bc this is a rare/uncommon condition that needs to be address for those looking for some answers. On October 21st, 2011 while asleep I had severe pain starting at my right arm/read deltoid and radiated down my tricept and ended at my...

rmanuelsanchez‎, 11-23-2011 10:59 AM
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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: . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 07:06 PM
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Rehabbing Torn Labrum w/o Surgery

Hey guys. About 6 months ago I hurt my shoulder doing ring dips and re-aggravated it doing ring pullups probably 3 months ago. Went to the doctor and was told I likely have a slight labrum tear which is consistent with the pain I have at rest and while doing pressing exercises. I'm just getting...

Briddickth‎, 08-08-2017 09:00 PM
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Shoulder and Neck issues (Possibly Tendonitis or Pinched Nerve)

Hey guys. Last month or so, I was having some pain and weakness in my right shoulder that would only show itself with pressing movements (flat dumbbell presses mostly) but it wouldn't hurt really outside of that. Two Fridays ago I worked shoulders, shoulder felt a little funky but no pain really. ...

SnakePlissken86‎, 07-25-2017 07:27 AM
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Torn Hamstring - Upper Body Program

Hi, I have a torn hamstring and for 8-10 weeks I am to rest my lower body. No lower body strength, yoga, running, etc. basically if it can stretch the hamstring or put strain it is a no go. I do well following a program and I am at a loss as to what to do. Suggestions on an upper body...

cfieser‎, 08-09-2017 08:24 AM
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6 weeks after hernia surgery...

What core buliding exercises do you recommend to strengthen the abdomen to prevent a recurrence of an abdominal hernia? Any other tips for a person returning to lifting weights/cardio after hernia surgery?

jordaro2002‎, 05-26-2007 09:14 AM
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