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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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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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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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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Unhappy Winged scapula help

Guys this **** is so depressing, i've tried every exercise on the internet and nothing seems to be helping. My physio corrected my neck pain and posture, but the winging is still there and I really don't know what to do. I've lost all mind muscle connection on the right side of my whole body,...

zeeboy54‎, 04-17-2018 05:10 AM
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Unhappy My body is broken.

I have so much pain and mechanical dysfunction with my body that is ruining any joy in my life. 90% of my time daily is spent in anger caused by the different associated discomfort or pain I feel; the other 10% which relief is provided is during the rehabilitation exercises I perform. I've seen...

SlowAnSteady‎, Today 11:11 AM
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Not sure if its an injury...

So im only 15 , and I go to the gym almost everyday , except sunday because too many people. And today i was doing dumbell press with 22kg like 10reps. It was at the end of my session , I was in there for like 2hours and I was thinking going home after this set. I got 24kg and I was aiming for at...

tsachev‎, Yesterday 01:54 PM
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Pain in hands/wrists but nowhere else.

I've started weightlifting after years of absence and I notice when I lift my dumbbells the following day my wrists are in quite a bit of pain. I usually do about 15-20 reps with my dumbbells, so they can't be too heavy. I'll take a 2 day rest to wait for my wrists to fully recover but even that...

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Bone spur on neck - My experience and advice

Hello everyone! English is not my native language, so, sorry for the mistakes i will make. I´m here to tell you about my painful experience of having a bone spur on my neck, and with the hope i can give some advice and also some hope in the end of the tunnel. I had a motorcycle accident...

MadCookie‎, Yesterday 02:39 AM
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First Time Shoulder Dislocation: Surgery or PT?

So about 3 weeks ago I went through the painful experience of having an Anterior Shoulder Dislocation during a ski accident. After about 3 hours the shoulder was popped back into place. I wore a sling for about a week and now have just been taking it easy on it for the last 2 weeks. It feels pretty...

logangetter‎, 04-17-2018 05:26 PM
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Labrum tear (SLAP) - safe exercises

What exercises are still safe to perform? My PT told me to continue doing light horizontal presses with low volume, but nothing above my head. Lateral raises and vertical pulls are also out. I can still do the bench press with decent weight, but can't manage to do two pushups before my shoulder...

Nelg1993‎, 04-19-2018 12:48 AM
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Flu-like symptoms after working out dormant muscles

Hi everyone, So the other day I did a push workout, but did it properly and got a pump- which I've never done before in my life. I have a super weak upper body to the point of neck problems, just so you have an idea of just how unused the muscles in that area are. After getting a good pump...

BillieGates‎, 04-19-2018 07:03 PM
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Do squats affect the rhomboid?

Kinda strained my rhomboid 3 days ago as a result of standing for 5 hours with really bad posture. Couldn't find anything on whether or not I should lighten certain workouts. See, it's not like a bad muscle tear but more like a knot that won't go away so I'm not really taking care of it, was gonna...

wmspk001‎, 04-19-2018 03:36 AM
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Butt bone and sit ups

This has probably been addressed somewhere along the way but my problem is I guess a little unique. I lost a ton of weight with bypass surgery. A lot came off the back side leaving me with no butt. I have joined a high intensity cardio workout studio to help reshape my body and get my belly and...

krystalquillen‎, 04-16-2018 07:44 PM
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Stretching Routine??

Hey guys, Sorry if this is beaten to death, but does anyone have any resources/links to useful stretching routines or related info? I've always been an athlete through schooling and, now that I'm out, I wanted to look more into stretching and active recovery and how that affects weight...

mmazz21‎, 04-18-2018 12:01 PM
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Unhappy Help !!! Fracture at L5 vertebrae !!!

Was diagnosed with fracture at L5 vertebrae and the doctor told that an urgent surgery is required. anyone of you guys been through this before? am scared to death Finding: L5 vertebra show central wedging and loss of height (>75%) mainly at left side in keeping with compression fracture

boywonda‎, 07-13-2017 07:51 AM
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vertigo

Ill try and make this short at the age of 21, with 2 1/2 years of working out i experienced vertigo. Its been two years since ive worked out because of the issues im having the issues i am having are only due from after working out, which obviously i rarley work out now. Anyways. I am...

stationary1987‎, 04-08-2018 07:27 PM
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Grade 1 AC joint sprain

Hey all, I am new to working out so I'm learning a lot about it; however, I hurt my shoulder a bit about 3 weeks ago. I think it was due to: 1-not enough warm up 2-going down past 90 degress on DB shoulder presses/bench presses Anyway, after I hurt it (sharp pain about a 7 on a 1-10 scale)...

tekzenzen‎, 09-04-2013 11:04 AM
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fcuked my back tonightany ideas whats went?

had similar thing happen when i first started training years ago... pain was so bad at times id lose my footing and took a week or more to get fully mobile. i just returned to training tonight after two weeks being bed bound with a flu or bug....did my first few sets with no loss of strength or...

fendertele‎, 04-17-2018 09:30 PM
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Stiff hip from squats. Should I take a break from them or deload?

I am a newcomer to the gym and have been at it for about 6 weeks now. The first month, I had a case of ****arounditis, not truly adhering to a program before finally settling for SL 5x5. I am still rather weak at the moment but I am trying to work my way up. I had recently been suffering from...

Odifududix‎, 04-15-2018 04:21 PM
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Any Chiari Malformations out there?

I was diagnosed about 8 months ago. I've started working out 4 months ago and haven't had any bad headaches from it until recently. I did 1 set of db curls at the gym the other day and had to quit my workout due to feeling like someone hit me in the head with a hammer. I haven't been able workout...

Scotty2Tees‎, 08-05-2012 12:01 PM
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Neck Tension when lifting

I dont know if I'm tensing the back of my neck or shoulders.. But when I do certain exercises like barbel curls or military press.. Or cable chest flys ect I sometimes get a tension like feeling in the back of my neck. Im not sure if its because I'm stiffening my neck or something is off with my...

Josh997‎, 04-15-2018 03:01 PM
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Elbow tendon/Bicep Injury from Deadlift/Pullups. Not even sure what this is

I was doing Deadlift over/under(left hand). Bad forms, didn't lockout elbow, probably injured left elbow this way. I didn't feel anything at the time though. To make things worse, I did bunch of weighted chin ups (not wide grip) right after. Both left/right were sore but no major pain or anything. ...

r3faat1‎, 04-17-2018 02:17 PM
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Question Biceps Pain Please Help

HI All Need Your Help and Advice. Age :- 33 Weight :- 80kgs Height :- 5 Feet 11 Inches 5 Months Before I got a pain in my biceps and i was using ice for couple of week then i didn't see it coming. Pain will be there once i am done with my workout and the next day morning it will be quite...

Venziar‎, 04-17-2018 01:34 PM
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Vertigo

Ill try and make this short at the age of 21, with 2 1/2 years of working out i experienced vertigo. Its been two years since ive worked out because of the issues im having the issues i am having are only due from after working out, which obviously i rarley work out now. Anyways. I am...

stationary1987‎, 04-08-2018 04:50 PM
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Unknown shoulder pain

when I do cable chest flys, regardless of position, i feel tension and pain in my shoulders joints or tendons. I also do not feel my chest being worked out with this. When I do incline and declines I feel same pain. When I do lat pulldowns wide grip I feel same pain. Bench press I sometimes...

Jeanivanni‎, 04-16-2018 09:54 PM
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Muscle twitches won’t let me fall sleep. Overtrained CNS or Epilepsy?

Greetings Everyone I decided to run a topic here, as it is probably the last thing I can do in my situation. I’m working out regularly for a 2,5 year now. About a year ago I noticed a muscle twitches that occured after workout. It first started only in my legs (calves mostly), but then,...

SharpManDressed‎, 04-16-2018 10:51 AM
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Leg Press = Broken Rib?

After doing Squats, I was doing Leg Presses last week, moderately heavy with good form. Out of nowhere on my 3rd set, 6th rep, I felt and heard a "snap" in my lower left rib cage. Not painful, felt like a slight cramp. I did 2 more reps and could feel something was wrong so I stopped to...

bwc‎, 04-11-2007 02:49 PM
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Started Lifting

Started lifting two 11 pound dumbells now my right forearm bone hurts like hell. should i switch to 5 pound per bells? since im a newbie i have no experience of lifting heavy things

Daegame6ix‎, 04-16-2018 04:49 AM
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