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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 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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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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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: 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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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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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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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 08:12 AM
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One shoulder higher than the other - scoliosis or shoulder/muscle issue?

Hello fellow lifters, recently I noticed that my left shoulder is higher than my other one. I was hoping I could get some info on what it could be and how could I fix it? I will be gratefull for any help. :)

m4c‎, 02-01-2013 05:09 AM
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Shoulder Labral Tear help

Afternoon all! Looking for someone with similar experience. I have a labral tear in 2 locations, looking for anyone who had the surgery or only doing PT with similar tears. With the understanding, everyone is different just looking for some insight to help me make my final decision. Here is...

OutdoorsmanP‎, 09-21-2020 09:36 AM
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Shoulder pain after doing push ups

Hi, I have been dealing with this shoulder pain issue for about a year now. Last year, I started feeling pain in my left shoulder after doing push-ups. The pain seem to be originating from the middle of the soulder. I gave it a rest for a few months and focused on other shoulder/back...

musicgold‎, 09-14-2020 01:49 PM
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My Posterior Labrum Tear Experience

Hello everyone, my name is Nick and this is recovery blog from my posterior labrum tear repair surgery. Unfortunately I had a nagging shoulder injury for two years that kept me from working out at 100%. I spent over $3,000 in physical therapy over a year and a half trying to fix it until had an...

nvandenberge‎, 06-22-2017 11:22 AM
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Mid back pain

Hello guys, i really have a problem with my mid back . I constantly feel that my right shoulderblade is not in place, i can t see Any winging , only if i move my hands behind my back , i feel a presure on the shoulder and it s winging . The real problem is that i have a pain near rhomboids area...

cLs21‎, 09-15-2020 11:37 AM
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Pain at base of skull

Hey all, first time posting here. I've been letting myself get out of shape for a while due to some injuries that came to a head when at the gym. For a long while, whenever I do pullups or dips, I get a really weird pain at the base of my skull on either side, a sensation like a lot of...

KenseiXero‎, 09-15-2020 10:48 AM
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Post Broken Radius and Ulna in an accident

Hi All, need some suggestion (post major surgery) workout , I have plates in my right forearm and have been out of the gym for over a year after MTB accident. Will I ever be able to recovery fully not sure but would appreciate if anyone has had such experience.

jonnybravo16‎, 09-12-2020 09:09 AM
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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 bb.com, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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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 11:48 AM
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Bicep curl/left lat injury

Hey guys I went over my usual reps and my back went into a funny position then I noticed a pain in left back and the next day I was in a lot of pain which got better the day after. It’s been a week and I get pains sitting down or laying down for a long time! Is this common? And how do I prevent...

indian23‎, 09-07-2020 07:28 AM
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Rotator cuff, i can't even start

Hello, I tried returning to gym 2 days ago and got my shoulder very painful until now.. (hurts to lift arm, hurts even if i dont move it) The exercises i done and it felt painful: lat pulldown, cable rows, shoulder dumbbell press very light weight. I got a bad history of problems at my right...

elitspressing‎, 08-15-2020 06:11 AM
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Reduce stretch marks - help

Guys, I'm suffering from stretch marks on my front deltoids. I got them in the early days of lifting as I probably grew too quickly or I chest flied too deep? Anyway, since my skin-type is very light, they have never turned colorless and instead remain purple/pink. It bugs the crap out me of...

Amsterdamned‎, 08-30-2020 02:08 PM
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Working out with lateral pelvic tilt and dropped shoulder

I recently discovered from a doctor that i have a moderate lateral pelvic tilt (right hip hike and right shoulder drop). As a result my left upper trap has seemingly been tight since so many years now. It all makes sense now that I've suffered impingement in my left shoulders for years now and...

rrituraj‎, 08-27-2020 09:23 AM
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Diastasis Recti - Need Help With Exercises For Men

I'm 6'3" 275lbs and 44 years old. I was heavily into weights, football, and kickboxing in my 20's. At peak I was 295lbs 10% bodyfat. I've been in and out of the gym over the last 10-12 years or so but I've over time ended up at around 36% bodyfat at my most out of shape (which I guess was a...

ACRhino‎, 07-30-2016 05:14 PM
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HELP! Reverse bankart tear (MRI pictures attached)

Hey people. So 9 months ago (december 2019) my shoulder kinda collapsed while doing a floor press. I had my scapulae really tight and retracted and my shoulder got out of its socket and went right back in it. A while after I got injured, I had this subluxation again, but its been 9 months and I...

gainzigzagallah‎, 08-28-2020 01:25 PM
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Cervical Radiculopathy and TOS

Good Morning, I recently was diagnosed with CR that has kept me from training for about a month. I have been given the green light to begin training again and I am hoping to adjust my routine to hopefully prevent a reoccurrence. This essentially disabled my right arm for a month. Constant pain...

dustinfoelber‎, 08-28-2020 07:27 AM
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