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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 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: 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: *** 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: 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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Ac Separation

I had an ac seperation (shoulder separation) grade three on 4/14/07. I treated it non-surgical and did physical therapy. It has been about 5 months now and my shoulder feels fine when I go about a normal day routine. When it comes to working out, I am not 100%. I am good with every body part except...

JB800‎, 09-17-2007 04:11 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, Today 06:23 AM
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Bicep injury, unable to do bicep/back exercise since 3 months

Hello to all! I'm new here and am seeking your help I am 28, 5' 9" and weigh about 70 Kgs. I have been working out almost regularly since the past couple of years now. In my present state, I can do: Bench (60 kg max) Squats (70 Kg max) Pullups, 3 sets of 10 Military press with 30 Kg...

ravneets‎, Today 01:49 AM
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Question Sharp elbow pain

Hello. So I got this elbow pain for some long time, couple of years maybe, more or less. When i flex my arm at 90 degree, or like trying to pickup something by bending arm like bicep curls, i get sharp pain in elbow. It feels like its in my joint, in the middle of elbow. I got no pain when doing...

malborno‎, Yesterday 02:45 PM
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Post What exercises to do for Inner Elbow Tendon Injury -Cant lift for 2-3 months

Hi, First time posting here. Got back from the doctor and he said I cant lift weights for 2-3 months now. The problem is my left Inner Elbow Tendon. I guess I was lifting 2 heavy and hurt myself during a cut. My question is now that my left arm is not workable :) what can I do other than...

kokomelala‎, Yesterday 10:27 AM
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Bad Leg Injury

Hi all I posted this in fat loss too but I was thinking I might get some insight on this part of the forum. FYI I have had psysio but it doesn't seem to do a lot. "Hey Everyone, I need some advice. I used to play Rugby for the Quins development squad until 18 months ago I took a seriously...

AbsurdTurd‎, Yesterday 03:42 AM
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Sudden knee troubles from squats...

I've been squatting for about nearly 7 months now...I was progressing well, went from 95lbs (I know, but I was a beginner) to squatting a best of 275lbs. My last 3 workouts for legs have been absolutely awful. I have not changed anything in my routine or form. So I normally will squat 225 and...

MLAZ1990‎, 07-24-2017 08:27 PM
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Question Gaining Strength on a specific muscle group (Broken Leg) while on a Calorie Deficit ?

Hi Guys, First post on the forum here, always found pretty much everything I need to know with a quick search so... However, this time my issue is rather unique so I've decided to go for it. So here goes a little background story : - Back in January, I was involved in a huge motorcycle...

cspmoneymaker‎, 07-25-2017 08:39 PM
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Safe bicep exercises for biceps tendinitis?

I can't do dumbbell curls, hammer dumbbell curls, reverse curls without pain. On my pull days I use a reverse or hammer grip on most of my back exercises so I can also hit the biceps and brachioradialis muscles. But are there any "safe" bicep isolation movements that I can do that won't cause me...

redmchalo‎, 07-25-2017 07:52 PM
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PT Test help

Hey everyone. I am going for a PT test for part of a job application. I have been getting in shape and doing everything that would improve my chances of passing. I have been running the Fierce 5 program and have noticed that as of lately im just tired and drained. My last gym day was Saturday...

Alan21‎, 07-25-2017 05:09 PM
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Cool LOL green poop Seriously

Green stool... that a bad sign??? hmm.... serious answers plz :)

GettunBuff‎, 08-14-2008 02:43 PM
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Elbow brace/wraps for lifting, tendinitis

I recently began experiencing "tennis elbow" while, and after, training, especially on movements where the biceps is recruited. I'm researching elbow braces and wraps and looking for some recommendations on what others have used to mitigate the discomfort. So far these two seem to be the top...

Mortar34‎, 07-19-2017 04:16 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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Pain in humerus.....shoulder impingement?

Hello, I have been experiencing a pain which I believe could be shoulder impingement although the pain is not actually in my shoulder. The pain is in the back of my humerus around where my tricep is. It is more noticeable when I am in the lower portion of a barbell overhead press motion. When I put...

bflare78‎, 07-25-2017 01:33 AM
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Do I just stretch it?

I have some back discomfort after a bad work out session where I was out of form. There isn't pain but more of a discomfort although maybe some would call it pain. I'm pretty sure I just stretch like the one sticky says. Any help appreciated. Edit: It's just sore after bad form on a machine. Any...

austriasgoldgym‎, 07-24-2017 08:49 PM
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Angry Tired of this back pain.. help!!

Hi so this back pain has been going on for months now and it got better before but as soon as i start training even light, it comes instantly back. Ive been to the chiropractor and he said i had tight lower back and upper back muscles but could be a disc problem. Sometimes I cant even get my...

Tom9111‎, 07-24-2017 03:31 PM
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Shoulder pop/crack pain

It's very easy hurt my shoulder and it gets in the way of me working out a lot I will try and explain what happens; Overhead dumbbell press sometimes it's like my shoulder gives way and it's like a pop in rotator cuff area then my arm goes dead and hurts for over a week. Throwing hooks in...

Nobeta‎, 07-22-2017 10:51 AM
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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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Rear delt, upper back and neck pain

It all started last March when I bought a Powertech Multisystem. I was tired of driving back and forth to the gym, so I wanted the most bulletproof home gym I could find. The first workout I did chest and man I thought what a pump, I could feel a tremendous pump in my front delts and traps after...

usahoe18‎, 01-14-2014 03:53 PM
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Angry I think I destroyed my lower back after deadlifting as a noob.

Sup, I'm 18yrs old 5'11 220lbs and I think I ****ed up my back. I'm relatively new to deadlifting and I was going heavy (I was deadlifting with 3 other guys who seemed very experienced.) I was doing 95lbs on both sides(total of 235lb) for 5 sets of 5 reps. They told me my form was good for coming...

thotkingfinesse‎, 07-03-2017 10:29 PM
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Sharp lower back pain after deadlifting

I've been going to the gym for the past 2 years and only recently started deadlifting. Today, after my warmup set and another set using the same weight as usual, I put on an extra 25lbs, going for less reps. The first 2 reps went smoothly but while attempting the third, I felt a sudden sharp pain...

Grimnirr‎, 07-24-2017 03:26 AM
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scapholunate grade 3 full ligament tear

I was diagnosed today with scapholunate grade 3 full ligament tear. the x-rays show a huge gap between bones in my hand that can not be repaired by artho or conventional therapy (so the doc says). I'm going to get a 2nd and 3rd opinion. I was told I have 3 options: a) do nothing, i'll be in...

nipomo‎, 01-12-2011 09:35 AM
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barbell curls vs dumbbell curls for bad elbow

As my tennis elbow slowly improves and I start bicep curls again, would it be beneficial to invest in a barbell with some light weights? I've always used dumbbells but I think I read where the barbell curl is easier on the elbow because the weight is spread out somewhat. I usually do 15 lb...

kim59‎, 07-22-2017 01:27 PM
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Angry Lower back pain

Hey guys, new to the forum. I've scanned through and read a few threads about lower back pain but not many relate to mine. About 2 years ago i buldged my l5, unaware of how i actually did it. I've went to doctors, chiro's, physio and specialists, none who have removed the pain completely....

flynniez‎, 07-22-2017 08:07 PM
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Question Low back work out

Had a spinal fusion at L5-S1. Any ideas as to what exercises will strengthen the area?

grinder69‎, 07-23-2017 02:27 PM
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