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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 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 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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Medial scapular pain with back exercises

I injured myself a couple months ago doing this trunk rotation / plank type exercise. I saw a physio and he noticed I had poor thoracic rotation, tight lats and also a winging scapular... and so gave me exercises and stretches for each. My injury has improved a lot but I'm still left with...

ReboundReps‎, 10-16-2020 04:53 PM
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Serious - muscle spasms when having sex, stretching, etc

I’m not sure if this is the right place to post this. This issue has been driving me insane. Whenever I include leg training (I leave it out sometimes due to a herniated disc that flares up frequently) or ab training, the muscles cramp or spasm anytime I do any activity. Even when my body gets used...

Chicago1287‎, 10-18-2020 11:07 AM
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Shoulder pain for months keeping me out of the gym.. Please help

Hi everyone, I am 16yo and have been lifting for a couple years now and for the second time in my lifting career, I got a shoulder injury. It all started about 3 months ago when I had gone to the gym after a heavy shoulder day. I was warming up with the bar to do bench presses and felt a weird...

shoulderpainman‎, 10-13-2020 04:45 PM
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lower quad pain when squatting

ok so I have lower quad pain which is slightly more predominant in my left leg, the pain is a sharp tightness pain about 4-5 inches from the top of my kneecap. It hurts when I go down into the hole, even when warming up on the bar and hurts as I push out of the hole but disappears about halfway...

themorganator4‎, 10-13-2020 04:12 AM
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Herniated Disk

Hi Guys. I'll try to keep short.. "Multilevel degenerative changes of the lumbar spine with a left subarticular protrusion at the L5-S1 contributing to severe subarticular zone narrowing of the transiting S1 nerve root" Injured lifting a boxes water heater. not heavy but awkward. Sciatica...

hmm112958‎, 10-13-2020 09:47 AM
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Torn Meniscus - What to Avoid?

I'm starting back to working out and got an MRI last year after having left knee pain and swelling. I have a double tear in my left knee meniscus. One side is 100% torn and the other is hanging on by the last 20% or so. I have a feeling I've had the tears for a long time as it bothered me even...

ezra76‎, 10-13-2020 03:04 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, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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Safe to hit the gym with IT band syndrome?

I have concurrent episodes of IT band syndrome, I screwed up on leg day two days ago, I think I must've twisted a leg when squatting or deadlifting. I took a full day off using the leg yesterday, and today is my back day, I was wondering if it would be safe, or am I a sitting duck here?

2RDEYE‎, 10-12-2020 06:57 AM
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Latissimus Dorsi

I am fairly sure I have injured my Latissimus Dorsi. Upper end of ribs on my left side/left back area. I am pretty sure I did it during OHP (completely my own fault, sacrificed form to try to get one more rep in). I have been waiting for it to go away but it's been bothering me for 5 days now. Any...

wilkinkc‎, 10-12-2020 03:58 AM
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Question Need a Workout Routine - For a Ankylosing spondylitis patient

Hello to every one in I hope I won't offend any one by saying I'd really like advice from a professional trainer although of course I'm open to all suggestions in making this work for me. I'll give a brief explanation as to what my problem is and what I need help with shortly. I'm sure...

CoolMeEddy‎, 10-06-2015 11:13 AM
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Battling Patellar Tendonitis

Hey guys, I've been suffering from patellar tendonitis for a couple of years now. I have been to my doctor and physiotherapist. They told me to foam roll and stretch much more and not to run as much. I train in MMA a couple of times a week as well. I admit, I'm not icing and stretching as much...

Aches89‎, 03-24-2014 09:18 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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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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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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Shoulder and wrist injury

Hi there fellas, recently I managed to injure my right shoulder, not by training, but repairing my car, I was under the car and pulled some wrench in a bad position and not just once......:( Now it's been a month and I still can't train right,for example: bench press and dumbbell shoulder press I...

raidaru‎, 10-02-2020 08:37 AM
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Exclamation Tibial plateau fracture, anyone had it?

Hey guys Anyone had a tibial plateau fracture before? Basically was in a car accident about month and a half ago, and broke both my femur and tibial plateau (+ couple of ribs and some other smaller issues). Was the most horrific pain I've ever experienced. Recovery time is long, non weight...

BEEFYCAKY‎, 09-27-2012 02:02 PM
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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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