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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 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: 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: -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: 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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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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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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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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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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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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"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 08:06 PM
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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, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 10:13 AM
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Can't Extend Arms

I'm sure this topic has been disused but I can't seem to find it... I just got back into training after a brief vacation. Yesterday I worked my biceps and triceps. I didn't kill it but it was moderate. Woke up this morning felt a bit tight but it was gone by the time I got to the gym. I did my...

mrkrsll‎, 02-27-2009 09:06 PM
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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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Doms And Insomnia

good afternoon people, i was looking for some advice... i already suffer from insomnia but i sleep well only if i'm i have not been at the gym, when i do weight lift then i will have bad nights sleep for around 3/4 days with my insomnia getting worse. i have noticed a pattern with it and muscle...

SiloHD‎, 01-08-2020 06:29 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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Hurt Back Incline Bench Pressing - Feeling Stupid & In Pain

No real point to this post other than to share the fact the I hurt my back incline bench pressing. I guess my form broke down as I strained for a final rep, and ended up twisting my back. I'm not sure what actual damage I've done (time will tell), but it hurts like hell. In addition to being in...

BringTheGainz‎, 07-07-2016 05:10 PM
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Pec inflammation won't go away! 4 months! HELP.

Hello! I've been struggling with a pec injury for the past 4 months and it doesn't seem to heal. (Pre-injury: For a while I had been having some crazy post-workout soreness in my pecs that could last for up to two weeks. Obviously I went lighter and rested more, but it took a while to regain...

CosmoCanyon‎, 12-15-2016 04:32 PM
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Tennis elbow?

I've noticed, on a few occasions pain in my elbow on heavy presses(overhead or horizontal). And on tricep pushdowns Pain is on the outer side of the elbow. It's more of a discomfort than pain actually. But, seeing as how it's probably gonna get worse if ignored, I wanna try to take action...

WakingOp‎, 01-08-2020 06:12 PM
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Thumbs down Dumbbell Bicep Curl - Forearm thud (nerve)

Hi there, Had a look around the forums but couldn't see anybody with the Exact same problem. I was doing seated dumbbell biceps curls today, after doing deadlifts, pull ups and BB rows. I had this really strange sensation in my right forearm, when i pull the dumbell up its fine, no 'thud' or...

scottaii‎, 01-24-2011 03:56 PM
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Unhappy Lower back not injured but feels strange

Hey everyone, this is my first post here. I have been out of the gym due to holidays for about a week, and my lower back is doing some strange stuff. I am almost constantly aware of it despite it not hurting much, it feels like someone is touching it. More over it often changes the place where I...

Brosophila‎, 12-27-2019 04:23 AM
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Frustrating shoulder/armpit problem

I fell on my shoulder nearly 6 weeks ago. Initially was in a tremendous amount of discomfort could barely raise my arm above my head and pushing motions anywhere above chest level were impossible. Went to my family doctor , he said no significant injury , just rest , ice , massage the usual. ...

silverb5‎, 05-24-2007 08:34 AM
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Knee Pain

A few weeks ago I randomly developed knee pain under my right knee cap during a set of squats (after returning from a deload). Since, the pain has been off and on, triggered by quad exercises but back squats were mostly okay after a decent warmup. Today I went in to squat and it was both knees this...

Xpiro‎, 01-10-2020 04:12 AM
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Angry Shoulder Injury in remote area

Dear All, first of all is great to be here, this is imy first post, hopefully of many. so, i'm almost 35 years old, and i live in a remote area in a national park in Tanzania-Africa, where i work in conservation-antipoaching. I have been training on/off for the past 15 years ad overall in...

temboselous‎, 12-31-2019 10:31 PM
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Question Post Labrum Surgery questions

Hello there! I Had a bankart (anterior labrum) repair 3 weeks ago. I had 2 anchors put in the right labrum. I have been in an immobilizer sling, and will be for 3 more weeks. I was given the go ahead to go back to work at my desk job. I don’t wear the sling at work because it is propped up on my...

bbock4‎, 12-20-2019 09:04 PM
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Recurring Back Muscle Strains

Hi, Over the last couple of years i have had issues with muscles pulling in my back, always on the one side and used to just be lower back. It would occasionally happen when training back. I went to the doctors a couple of times and got referred to a physio type hospital where they told me it...

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Torn Rhomboid healing

I tore my Rhomboid about 9 months ago. I worked through it hoping it would go away. I finally had to stop everything physical, get cortisone shots and just wait. After a few weeks I started with some shoulder blade squeezing and holding movements. It's now 9 weeks since the cortisone and...

Jeff Rocker‎, 03-18-2019 02:05 PM
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Scapular burning, help!

About twelve months ago at work my right scapular began burning and was incredibly painful, along with shoulder pain and immobility. I toughed it out for a few weeks, but the pain got to the point of being nauseating and extremely debilitating. Enter workers comp! The doctor told me that I had...

mrkd1991‎, 09-11-2014 09:40 PM
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Unhappy tips for getting back to the gym with a torn labrum?

Around 3 years ago in rugby, I went for a tackle using my arms and ended up dislocating my shoulder and pulling it out. I got surgery and worked my way back to normal health and the following year I started hitting the gym. I made some serious progress in the last 2 years however I dislocated my...

MugmanMark‎, Yesterday 08:58 AM
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Lower back involuntary relaxed while lifting

Sometimes, though rarely, while doing a lift that heavily involves the posterior chain, something goes slack in my lower back and I lose stabilization for a split second there. Its like a spasm except its involuntary relaxation instead of contraction. It almost instantly contracts again allowing me...

seab1023‎, 01-09-2020 10:20 AM
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Elbow pain ?!?

I have elbow pain while doing most triceps exercise: bench and dips(not much of pain) but any isolation exercise is killing my elbow like skullcrusher, triceps pushdown n stuff.. so my point is, any tips how to eliminate pain,btw everyday life stuff doesnt bother my elbow at all idk whats the...

planthateR‎, 01-15-2020 12:13 PM
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Return to training with bone spurs in shoulder

Hey everybody, I have been an avid lifter from the age of eighteen until I started to slow down and eventually stop at the age of 34.At my best I would be 205 at 6'2 with very low bodyfat. I deal with mild scoliosis which doesn't affect my training but I found out a year and a half ago that I have...

skust75‎, 08-18-2013 08:23 PM
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Question Herniated disc in thoracic spine (T5). Pinched nerve regularly. What to do?

Hey guys, I've made X-Ray some time which confirmed herniated disc in mid back region around T4-T5. Most of the time situation is following: I go to the gym regularly and at some point have stiffness in my mid back and traps. I ask my wife all the time to massage it especially traps, during...

Mak1n‎, 12-29-2019 03:44 PM
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Pinched Nerves + Carpel Tunnel

I have lifted weights since I was a middle schooler, and have been been intensely weight lifting for about 8-9 years. For the past few years I lifted 6x a week with lots of volume per sessions, anywhere from 30 to 40 sets. About once a year I take a full week off and take a half week off here and...

knownas‎, 12-22-2019 10:58 AM
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Workout after (day of) MRI Arthrogram of Shoulder?

Just a quick question. I know that an MRIA is just a picture and them pointing dies into your shoulder, but I feel that its necessary to ask. Is it okay to lift hard a few hours after a MRIA?

TheCaz‎, 12-08-2011 06:47 PM
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