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Learn how to prevent and injury, or deal with one you already have.

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: *** 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: 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: 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: 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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Journal of a Torn Labrum - My Path to Recovery

Hi all. I've been a spectator of these forums for a while, but it is with unfortunate news that I post my first entry. I hope this journal helps others in a similar situation. I am a 35 y/o male in good shape with no previous injuries. I tore my labrum almost 6 weeks ago (July 13) doing shoulder...

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How do you cope with extended periods of not being able to train (knee injury)

Due to injury I have been unable to train legs since march, and while I was originally convinced I could get back to training rather quickly and would not lose all my progress I find myself stuck in a slump. It took me exceptionally long to get diagnosed correctly. The current diagnose is a stress...

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Cracking shoulders remedy???

My chiropractor recommended internal and external resistance band rotations, Shrugs and lie on the floor hands on butt and lift arms up squeeze shoulder blades together, another is have a good posture, any other advice??

bhoptheexman2‎, 08-02-2017 11:55 AM
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Agrivated rotator cuff

Doctor adivised I rest my sholder for 4 weeks. What uper body exercises can I do without using my shoulder? Can I still do bicep/triceps exercises? I would like to be able to do more than just legs for 4 weeks.....

RezzB‎, 08-12-2017 06:55 AM
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Unhappy Shoulder impingement

Hi For the past year I've had a recurring lock/ grinding feeling in my shoulder when elevating my right arm or stretching It, this has crippled my ROM on benchpress and has stopped me from extending my arm fully behind my back in certain positions. I've taken periods of over a month of...

SpringEagle62‎, Yesterday 02:13 PM
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Sesamoid Fracture

Hello, I am a very active and busy person. I am 22 years old and I recently found out that I have a fractured right sesamoid bone in my foot. I have to be in a boot for 3-6 months but I do not want to become lazy and weak. Any pointers on modifying lifts/workouts to at least try to maintain my...

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exertion headaches

I was toward the end of my work out, doing some heavy leg presses, & a shooting pain went right up the back of my head. It was very sudden & painful. I know what it was b/c this same thing happened a few times before years ago. Well this was 3 days ago, i still have a mild head ache & if I do...

gymrat2007‎, 12-31-2008 11:44 AM
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Rotator cuff tear + Osteoarthritis of AC Joint

im new to this form but not to lifting. i feel my life is over. ive wasted 3-4 month resting and coming back without progress. it feels im making things worst, and i am. doctors tell me that i should never lift weights for the rest of my life and that "god didnt creat us to lift weights" :( ...

amro3333‎, 08-21-2017 01:26 AM
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Muscle imbalance from broken collarbone

I'm having some trouble with very uneven traps and as I put on more muscle it is becoming more visible. Back in 2009 I broke my right collarbone in wrestling and the doctor never really set it so the bone completely separated and healed overlapping itself. I think as a result of this my trap on...

JesseDAndersen‎, 04-30-2016 10:12 PM
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Question Crushed radius and ulna help

I was in a car wreck back in January. I broke both arms and was unable to do much of anything for several months also due to the concussion. Now, I have been released to cardio and slowly begin working out my right arm. However, my left forearm with the crushed radius and ulna ( required 2 plates...

lbratton‎, 08-19-2017 08:02 AM
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How to train to fix rounded shoulders?

I have developed a shoulder issue, which I think is possibly rounded shoulders. I can't afford professional help / physical therapist so I'm seeking advice on the forum. My problem most likely occurred due to years of sitting in poor posture, being sedentary and then training at the gym with bad...

Nightcrawlr‎, 08-17-2017 12:18 PM
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my injury makes no sense

ok ive been dealing with forearm weakness and pain for 8 weeks now and my therapist said its because of forearm overusage - alright heres where im lost - why is it that i could spend 16 hours a day on the computer AND weightlift for a total of 5 hours a week and have 0 pain or weakness but now for...

BangDingOw‎, 08-20-2017 03:48 PM
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Supraspinatus Tear

If you were told post MRI that you have a RC tear would you elect surgery for repair? I am in that place. MRI revealed half tear and physician is referring me to Ortho. My contemplation surrounds my activity in competing. Look forward to thoughts.

SteveR40‎, 10-18-2012 03:58 PM
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Broken Heel

I recently broke my heel bone and am out of work/the gym for 5-7 more weeks ( 3.5 already ) and unable to put any weight on the foot until that time. Thankfully, surgery isn't needed. I was just starting to get back into a gym routine after being out for a while, and I want to keep the progress I...

GuitarGuyBMG‎, 08-14-2017 04:21 PM
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Lower Back Injury - Exercise Altneratives

So a week ago I made a mistake on a deadlift, I didn't listen to my back and went one rep too many. I fatigued as I was doing my last rep and allowed my back to arc, immediately heard a "cracking" noise and felt some of the worst pain I've ever experienced, I got lightheaded and almost passed out....

rxb230‎, 08-18-2017 02:04 PM
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Chronic Shoulder/Upper Right Quadrant Injury

Hello, I injured my shoulder with some bad bench press form about 6 months ago. The first week it was just shoulder pain. Then it turned to stiffness/weakness in all the muscles in the upper right quadrant of my body. I got an MRI and was diagnosed with a shoulder impingement. I was given a...

jmalloy06‎, 08-19-2017 08:16 AM
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Knee Injury

Hi there, I've been practicing squats for quite a while and about 6 months ago I got my knee injured (while I was running but I think the main reason was the squats). Now, after 6 months I thought I was recovered, but when I start squatting again (without weight) I start to get the pain the...

GonzaloSP‎, 08-20-2017 12:33 AM
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Injured trap muscle

I have been lifting for a year and shoulders is my strongest muscle group. About 4 weeks ago I was doing cable front delt raises. and I was lifting really heavy and I guess my form was incorrect as I ended up using some traps. I had a real bad pain in the back of my neck, more on the left side....

srpatil‎, 08-20-2017 02:25 AM
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Help me identify my nagging pain

So I have a few things bothering me that I cant figure out how to get them to go away. So first off... 1. My left glute is tight on the outside part of my glute and the inside part of my glute struggles to fire. There is pain around the sacrum area and it gets a little better when I do...

CATCH17‎, 08-21-2017 08:32 AM
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I have an interesting issue with my knee area

In the past 2 months or so I've developed a strange popping/snapping sensation in my right knee. It's right above the kneecap. Normally I wouldn't ask about something like this, but I can't figure out what it is. Whenever I perform the squatting motion (regardless of how much weight I have on the...

Keuzay‎, 08-20-2017 08:47 PM
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Headaches with Neck Pain

Hi all, Kinda new to this website and it's forums. Last Monday I started a new workout routine which had me doing chest first day of the week (I know, bad day to pick for chest). During my first exercise, being bench press, I started a warm up on my first 3 sets starting light to slightly...

Tomlkemp‎, 08-21-2017 06:10 AM
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Unhappy Shoulder pain in deadhang position.

Hi all, when I'm in a deadhang position I feel a slight pain in my right shoulder. The pain increases when I try to depress the shoulder further in deadhang position or when I do one-hand deadhangs with my right hand. I've noticed that when I do the cow-face shoulder stretch(holding hands behind...

gamabunto‎, 08-21-2017 07:03 AM
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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 07:06 PM
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Shoulder Pain or something

Hello Lovely people 1. so i always had a weak shoulders for some reason, my left shoulder always pop and when i left my arm high the clavicle bone gets pushed by some other bone but its painless and never had a problem with it, is that normal ? 2. i hurt the little bone(ac joint?) on my...

rami3000‎, 08-17-2017 04:34 PM
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pain under shoulder blade after pushups incline bench or shoulder press

when i do standing shoulder press i can feel it on second set doing pushups and incline bench it shows up after about a week and lasts few weeks after i cant really pinpoint which muscle it is but it feels like its between lower part of the shoulder blade and spine it feels like a pulled...

raverx3m‎, 08-11-2017 11:19 PM
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