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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: 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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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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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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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: 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: 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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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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neck\back pain with left arm tingles

Hey everyone. Looking for some advice. Ill give you some background and the issues that im having just to get some insight as this is the first time I have been down and out like this. So I had some stuff come up where my normal gym schedule was going to be out of wack and the every other day...

Alan21‎, Today 07:34 PM
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patellofemoral pain syndrome

Hi all, I have patellofemoral pain syndrome and trying to problem solve the exercise. (the pain ain't bad, just annoying) Only in my left knee, right knee perfectly fine. It usually happens after I do leg press or seated calf raises on leg day. I run 3 times a week for 30 minutes, but this...

l337g0g0‎, 10-06-2017 06:37 PM
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Facet Joint Pain In Neck (Right Side) : What Exercises Can I Do?

Hi all So on Monday I somehow aggravated a facet joint in my neck with the pain on the right side behind my ear. All I did was turn my head when walking and my neck felt odd. As time went on it started to hurt more and more to the point where I couldn't move my neck. That same day in the...

WarriorCond‎, Today 07:22 PM
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Glenoid labrum tear - help !

Hi, I am 8 weeks post op to fix the labrum. The doctor put 2 anchors. I am 26. anyway, every morning when I get up, I feel very strong pains that seem to have increased since the operation, but it fade during the day.. I don't have full ROM yet. Does it normal ? Someone experienced something...

lior8339‎, Today 11:56 AM
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Rotator cuff/shoulder injury

I know that the best way is to see a professional but still maybe someone could help. Constantly (for about 1 month), while holding the barbell during bench press I was feeling a tightness in left shoulder, the upper part of side deltoid/and in the upper back. Thought it just a tightness. But...

HeMB‎, Today 12:29 PM
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chronic back pain

been having back pain on and off for 14 months now . think i did initial damage going max leg pressing . now i always have a stiff lower basck in the morning and any time im bending or crouched forward my lower back throbs for hours . but recently , when ive been in a crouched bent...

sexpak‎, 02-11-2009 01:07 PM
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Can no longer do bicep curls due to pain. Need advice

Hello all, I'm semi new to lifting. Been lifting off and on for years. I'm really starting to get serious about it now. Problem: I've developed an agonizing pain in my right forearm when curling dumbells. It feels like the tissues/veins/muscles are about to tear. It sends tingling sensations...

terrificman2017‎, Yesterday 04:00 PM
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lower back pain.. avoiding a SECOND herniated disc

ok id rather blow my brains out than deal with another herniated disc along with more sciatica - i have a little bit of lower back pain in the bottom right of my back right before my butt cheek.. how do i avoid this getting worse, what should i do to make it better and how do i know if its a...

BangDingOw‎, 10-17-2017 07:25 PM
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Elbow Pain when CURLING

wtf is this shi*t This is on my other elbow, not the repaired one. I can poke where the pain comes from, its also a little tender. Curling with db causes the pain sometimes and FRONT DELT RAISES with DB also cause some pain -__- Should I fight through it, and itll go away? I obviously not...

RonPaul2012‎, 11-02-2011 01:39 PM
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Shoulder injuries: Labrum issues, & Subacromial Impingement

So about 3 months ago I injured my right shoulder whilst performing a front cable raise, I rested for about a week and the pain subsided in my day-to-day life but I did notice that my right shoulder did seem to be a bit weaker than my left on pressing movements. Around a month later I started to...

Josh200124‎, 10-18-2017 02:08 PM
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Help with mysterious pec muscle atrophy

Slowly over about 15 years my pec muscle as been receding in the medial area near my sternum. My ribcage shows where there was once muscle. I thought it could be a pinched nerve interfering with the connection. I went a neurologist and had the nerves tested they found nothing. I had a MRI of my...

erock502‎, 03-17-2016 04:12 PM
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Abdominal/Rib discomfort

Hi all, First post on but frequently used the site and forums which have been really useful! I've had a niggling rib/ab issue on my right side since around February 2017 which has pretty much impeded training abs/core and a few machine exercises too such as leg press which is a shame...

Froome31‎, Yesterday 06:02 AM
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Torn Rotator Cuff Stem Cell Treatment

Greetings all, first post here. Thought I'd create a little blog to share my experiences going forward on my injury...... Background: May-July 2016 I recently changed my workout at the time to a M/W/F bench that looked like Mon 90% 5x1, Wed 60% 5x7, Fri 80% 5x5, increasing 5lbs per week for a...

markismighty‎, 10-23-2016 12:57 AM
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Smile lower back pain after leg raise and reverse crunches

can anyone give me some advice , why i have lower back pain , on the right side near the upper but when i finish abs workout such as reverse crunches and leg raise , what possibly the cause of the pain thanks

sandmaz‎, 10-18-2017 08:00 PM
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Who has Recovered from Costochondritis

inflamation of the cartilage that connects the ribcage/breastbone I know for sure people have had this before so please speak up...I'm sure there will be some chronic cases where it took a while to heal, but anybody been able to fully recover and go back to the gym within a relatively short...

NewMindstate‎, 10-05-2008 10:00 AM
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Front deltoid pain during curls

After falling out of the gym for two years i got back into it last year. I went too heavy too soon and injured something in the front left deltoid. Im having a hard time doing any type of bicep curl, its not an excruciating pain its more like a feeling of tightening up and instant fatigue and i am...

td53‎, 10-18-2017 12:52 PM
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Grip is becoming weak in my left hand

Hello guys, this is my first post. I have been lifting on and off for the last 10 years. I'm 29 years old. 6'0 and weigh 235lb. Anyways, I have noticed my grip in my left hand starting to become weak while lifting. I notice this especially when doing dumbbell shrugs. The grip I'm losing is in my...

steve588‎, 10-17-2017 06:50 PM
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Mild low back pain after squat (beginner).

6'6'', 190 lbs. I'm new to weightlifting but have done bodyweight training for a while. To give you an idea I max out at 12 pullups/chinups (same number); good form (or so I was told by personal trainer), slow and controlled with full RoM. I can hold end of concentric motion for 1m, 1.5m for...

HelpMyTest‎, 10-17-2017 12:14 AM
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Rhomboid spasms

Yo After I do overhead presses there is about a 20-30 percent chance that sometime in the next few days (never directly after or even the first day after) I will have a spasm in the rhomboid area of my back and then my upper back will have sharp pain for the next few days following and usually...

imanoobokay‎, 10-18-2017 06:55 AM
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Protracted irresponsiveness of overworked muscle

For years, I've had a routine of supersetting pushups and pullups. I'd do the following in quick succession: * Knuckle pushups with fists close together (less than a foot) * Palm pushs, hands close together * Knuckle pushups, fists wide apart * Palm pushups, hands far apart *...

SoreShoulders‎, 06-14-2017 11:23 PM
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Pinched Nerve Help

Been having on and off pain down the left side of my upper body. Started in my forearm and over the course of a year the pain was on and off but made its way up to my neck. Surgeon put me on prescribed NSAIDs. Two weeks in and it got better but was still in some discomfort. He told me to keep...

nvandenberge‎, 10-17-2017 02:26 PM
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Stress Fractured Foot AND bum shoulder(s)- What to do?

So, I've been out of it for about a year. I really want to start exercising again. I have an ongoing issue with my shoulder which I just got an MRI on yesterday, but I basically cannot do any lifting with my arms if I want to get that thing healed. Or this my PT says (whom I really do trust). That...

gijoe985‎, 10-17-2017 02:24 PM
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Terrible pain when I curl

For about a week now I can't fully extend my arm when I curl, when my arm is almost flat and I pull I feel a terrible pain in my bicep tendon where it's attached to my forearm. I'm a bit confused by that pain because I don't feel it any other way, I can barbell curl no problem.

VewaX‎, 10-17-2017 12:27 PM
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Lipomas or Fat balls

Hey Friends, I hope everyone is fit and fine. So this is something I always wanted to know. Earlier 10 20 years back there wasn't any such disease that causes lipoma or fat ball in the for arms or thighs or back. However, since the past 4 5 years, I've noticed that most of the youth are having...

SyedZeeshan‎, 10-17-2017 05:12 AM
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twitching tricep

My tricep near my elbow has been fluttering for the past 2 weeks. This usually is a sign of fatigue and usually goes away. I get them sometimes in my shoulder after a hard training day. But this one has been doing it for 2 weeks and I have trouble falling asleep. I asked my buddies who work out...

DoingItRight‎, 03-23-2008 05:23 PM
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