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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 02:45 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 01:14 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 07:45 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: 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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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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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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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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Chronic Golfer’s Elbow

Hello, I have a case of golfer’s elbow that has completely derailed my weight lifting routine. I have been dealing with this issue for 2 years now. This will be a lengthy post, but I want to provide as much information as possible in case someone can help me or is going through something similar...

FrankD513‎, Today 11:44 AM
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Tears in knee

What's up. I have a couple of tears in my knee, confirmed by mri but can't remember what is torn off hand). Minor tears, but if I use my knee for anything other than flat ground walking it swells up and gets painful. I've heard strengthening everything else around the knee can be beneficial and may...

Cm4140‎, Yesterday 08:52 PM
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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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Did something to lower back during squats - Can I still lift upper body?

Today is Wednesday. Two Fridays ago (so, it'll be two weeks in two days), I felt really tight in my lower back during my last set of squats. I finished my workout, but I probably should have stopped. I'd noticed during my last few squat sessions that I had been developing a tightness which wasn't...

dirtyreyes‎, Today 07:41 AM
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Feel and hear clicking noise back of right shoulder

I've never had a shoulder injury although i used to play Rugby from 11-25 age and mostly lead with my right shoulder when tackling. Since i started weight training i've warmed up using a resistance band (rotating my arms from the front to my lower back). When my arms are over my head and about to...

FAT40‎, Today 03:14 AM
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NECK AND SHOULDER PAIN? after shoulder workouts? HEADACHES?

Im 27 years old and I realize for past year if I do shoulders I get very stiff neck 3-6 hours post with soreness/pain around neck.sometimes feel it on left side of shoulder blade or around the blade. sometimes tension headaches also. never had this issue so I stopped doing shoulders and I don't...

MrGeo120‎, 01-31-2018 08:48 PM
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How quick will muscle loss take place, on a cut when not training due to injury?

Question is title, recently both my wrists have not been well, they're however improving but i don't want to stress them before i feel like they're back to perfect. I don't have access to a gym all i have is body weight and dumbells, so i can't exercise my chest/ arms without using my wrist ...

MrGreenX‎, Today 12:36 AM
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Asymmetry/Imbalance present on all lifts - Vids/Pics

Hi all. To start -I apologize for the length of this, but I am an advanced lifter, with a complex program and no doctor/physio/chiro has been able to help me. I’ve been lifting for 8 years now and used to compete as a bodybuilder. Approximately 3 years ago I started to develop very bad pain in...

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Question Left shoulder is rounded but right shoulder is fine

It is not raised higher or lower but is moved forward than the other shoulder. When I max out on pushups, my body slants and I feel as if my left deltoid takes over the exercise. When I do Parallel bar dips my left side leans over more. I didn't even feel anything until a buddy of mine told me...

JoshuaScott123‎, Yesterday 08:21 PM
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scapular winging, range of motion for bench press

Hey guys, I just started working out about 5 months ago, I was only benching about 80lbs when I first started, and now I'm benching 135 for 5 reps. I had scapular winging for a while now, pretty bad I guess its from bad posture and playing to many video games. ive been doing some exercises for it...

bugzze‎, Yesterday 09:04 AM
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Shoulder Pain Ruins My Journey!

A year now I have a shoulder pain (left arm only), on September I started bulking and during the progressive overload the pain was even more especially during chest workout, so on November I decided to see a doctor. The doctor told me that is not something serious probably shoulder impingement and...

Maxos13‎, 02-19-2018 07:21 AM
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Angry/Irritable after working out

After almost every workout I'm so irritable that I don't want to do anything or talk to anyone. The slightest thing pisses me off. Anyone else experience this?

Dmbo‎, 07-17-2011 06:33 PM
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Anterior Bankart Labrum Tear Surgery My Recovery Log

Hey everyone, so I am having surgery on my anterior torn labrum (3 oclock bankart tear) this coming Tuesday and will be keeping a log for anyone interested. My doctor, who is a younger athletic type guy, has already set goals and realistic expectations for me based on my age (22), tear size...

ryansmeltzer‎, 05-07-2014 09:31 AM
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While Doing Crunches...

I have a question for you. I have had multiple abdominal surgeries (the last one being this past December, 2017). Everything is fine; however, I notice when I do any crunches, a ridge of muscle pokes out from my mid chest to below my belly button. Doesn't hurt, just looks a little too close to the...

ctyner1974‎, 02-19-2018 07:34 AM
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Torn Hamstring 6 months post surgery

I had a complete hamstring tear and surgery 6 months ago. In January I was cleared to resume full activity. I race BMX bicycles and have been training for a big race this weekend, but I think I may have screwed something up yesterday. I rode my rollers (stationary device) for 10 minutes with a...

jasonstromain‎, 02-19-2018 07:41 AM
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Pulled a back muscle while deadlifting?

Hello, everyone! This is my first post here. I think I injured my back muscle and would really need some advice. So, I have been going to the gym on and off for about 2 years now. But, last 2 months I have started to take it way more seriously. Going 5x a week for like 7 weeks in a row, eating a...

Ricuuuu‎, 02-17-2018 01:15 AM
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Wrist injury that will not heal

Hey.. first I'll start off by saying that I'm 18 y\o I haven't trained for the last 2 years~ due to a restricting pain in my wrist, I think I remember what triggered the pain, I basically shoulder pressed 65lb DBs w\o a spotter. all went smoothly but when I wanted to finish the set, I lost...

omsata‎, 06-03-2010 01:53 PM
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Wrist Injury and Muscle Loss

Hey guys, So about 2 weeks ago I somehow hurt my wrist. I'm pretty sure it occurred outside the gym, and doing a workout that day without realizing that I had messed up my wrist made it worse. After that, I took a full week off, just doing legs, and last week I started just going light again on...

lawrence111‎, 02-18-2018 01:37 PM
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physical therapist forbids bench press

I'll explain my situation quickly. I have s****osis that's why I started visiting a physical therapist (he works together with the gym I go to). I had a bit of shoulder problems after doing shoulder press exercises (machine and barbell) and it even affected my lat pull down and bench press but...

kimathi347‎, 02-15-2018 08:53 AM
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Unhappy Minor Bankart Lesion with posterior shoulder pain (?)

Hi everyone! Got a anterior-inferior lesion of the labrum, also know as GLAD (Glenolabral articular disruption), was almost a Bankart lesion, dislocated just in the time I got the injury. But persisted as a sharp pain on the posterior part of the shoulder when I do squats and any external...

lion1994‎, 02-17-2018 05:38 PM
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Ac separation shoulder: to operate or not?

4 days ago I suffered a class 3 ac separation after falling on my shoulder skiing. The doctor asked me my occupation and when I replied software engineer she recommended not doing surgery. From what I can read not doing surgery is recommended in most cases. However it bothers me this question...

andreaswp‎, 02-13-2018 11:30 PM
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Penis/ Testicles/ Groin Still no diagnosis!!:(

To start off this all began in June / July 2016.... I went on a low calorie diet! 1500 calories and was doing excessive cardio! Dropped down to 139lbs at 5'10.. very lean.. Lost 20lbs in about 1.5-2 months.. Diet consisted of mostly black coffee, and salad/vegetables and on a rare ocasion some...

joeviv10‎, 02-11-2018 01:43 PM
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What to do about mild meniscus tear?

Hey everyone, so since October 2017 I’ve been having some left knee issues that only recently have gotten better. While I probably did this while working out, it actually doesn’t hurt when I lift, only when I’m climbing stairs or hills, etc. when I bike to classes it doesn’t hurt either. I’m 19,...

Bisenberg97‎, 02-16-2018 07:59 AM
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Was squatting and I started getting this sharp pain in my thigh.

Sharp pain (almost like something is ready to tear) occurs whenever I squat. Its in the upper thigh area. Think its called rectus femoris. Pic's included where I point out the exact location. Been doing a lot of wide stance squats off a 12'' box. Thanks in advance.

THrowawayboyz‎, 02-17-2018 01:23 AM
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Anatomy Help needed on strange inside Elbow Pain near skin

Hi everyone, I appreciate all the great information on this forum and I'm hoping someone may have some input on my issue. I've been having trouble figuring out what this strange elbow pain is. I'm transitioning health insurance right now and can't currently see a Dr. about it, nor am I sure...

Indeebidably‎, 02-15-2018 10:23 PM
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