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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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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: 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: 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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Grip is becoming weak in my left hand

Hello guys, this is my first post. I have been lifting on and off for the last 10 years. I'm 29 years old. 6'0 and weigh 235lb. Anyways, I have noticed my grip in my left hand starting to become weak while lifting. I notice this especially when doing dumbbell shrugs. The grip I'm losing is in my...

steve588‎, Today 06:50 PM
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Pinched Nerve Help

Been having on and off pain down the left side of my upper body. Started in my forearm and over the course of a year the pain was on and off but made its way up to my neck. Surgeon put me on prescribed NSAIDs. Two weeks in and it got better but was still in some discomfort. He told me to keep...

nvandenberge‎, Today 02:26 PM
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Stress Fractured Foot AND bum shoulder(s)- What to do?

So, I've been out of it for about a year. I really want to start exercising again. I have an ongoing issue with my shoulder which I just got an MRI on yesterday, but I basically cannot do any lifting with my arms if I want to get that thing healed. Or this my PT says (whom I really do trust). That...

gijoe985‎, Today 02:24 PM
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Terrible pain when I curl

For about a week now I can't fully extend my arm when I curl, when my arm is almost flat and I pull I feel a terrible pain in my bicep tendon where it's attached to my forearm. I'm a bit confused by that pain because I don't feel it any other way, I can barbell curl no problem.

VewaX‎, Today 12:27 PM
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Lipomas or Fat balls

Hey Friends, I hope everyone is fit and fine. So this is something I always wanted to know. Earlier 10 20 years back there wasn't any such disease that causes lipoma or fat ball in the for arms or thighs or back. However, since the past 4 5 years, I've noticed that most of the youth are having...

SyedZeeshan‎, Today 05:12 AM
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twitching tricep

My tricep near my elbow has been fluttering for the past 2 weeks. This usually is a sign of fatigue and usually goes away. I get them sometimes in my shoulder after a hard training day. But this one has been doing it for 2 weeks and I have trouble falling asleep. I asked my buddies who work out...

DoingItRight‎, 03-23-2008 05:23 PM
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Mild low back pain after squat (beginner).

6'6'', 190 lbs. I'm new to weightlifting but have done bodyweight training for a while. To give you an idea I max out at 12 pullups/chinups (same number); good form (or so I was told by personal trainer), slow and controlled with full RoM. I can hold end of concentric motion for 1m, 1.5m for...

HelpMyTest‎, Today 12:14 AM
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Bodybuilding after heart bypass surgery

Hi guys: I am soon to undergo heart bypass surgery and I was wondering if you older guys,(like myself) have ran into any bodybuilders that have gotten back into good shape after the surgery. I know that Danny Padilla and Boyer Coe have had the surgery but I can't find anything telling me if...

josh jr‎, 01-14-2005 02:39 PM
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Pinched nerve, injury!! Please help

Not sure if this is the correct section but here it goes. 2 weeks ago i pulled a muscle and then the pain went away so the following week i proceeded to work out. Had to stop 2 days later due to getting sick. While i was sick, i started developing bad pains in my right arm. As the days went by it...

Spartan_79‎, 09-19-2011 09:04 PM
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Broken Humerus - Arm Wrestling

Hi guys, my names Nick. Broke my left humerus (Spiral fracture) arm wrestling a mate on a holiday in Bali. Am almost 4 weeks now from time of injury. Was on a plane home back to perth (australia) within 24hours expecting surgery. Surgeon said in my case surgery wasn't a necessity due to good...

caps902‎, 07-29-2010 12:11 AM
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do epsom salt baths relieve stiff muscles?

it says online that epsom salt baths relieve or loosen stiff joints but what about muscles? i have a forearm problem which has lasted months where my forearms are just stiff and weak from using the computer for a few hours so im wondering if epsom salt baths will help here or not

BangDingOw‎, 10-15-2017 10:53 PM
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stomach pain when deadlifting?

Hey guys..I've noticed sometimes when deadlifting (barbell) I get a burning pain on the left side of my stomach, like just above where my pubies begin to grow. Its kind of along the ligament that gives the V shaped cut in some peoples abs.. Sometimes it doesn't happen though, for example, today...

easye7‎, 12-02-2008 09:17 PM
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Smile Dropped shoulder problem - What exercises should I do??

Hi guys, first of all I'd like to thank all of you who clicked on this thread and reply with your sound advice. My problem is this: When I was 16, I lifted a 30-lb dumbbell doing standing bicep curls and my left shoulder dropped due to injury. Now, I am 30 years old, but I can't afford a...

Anthony9903X‎, 10-15-2017 03:11 PM
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Hurt left

Hey all, Let's set aside all the gay comments, not motivated to succeed, and b.s. because its a glove or wrist wrap post. Here's my deal Age 41 Height 5'9" Body fat: about 15% now I had finished a cut from 173.5 to 150 from Feb to August. Finally got in 1/2 decent shape, unfortunately,...

alewisdvm‎, 10-11-2017 08:45 PM
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Rear delt pain - impingement?

Maybe someone on here can help cause I’m not getting very far with my doctors or physical therapists. They can’t seem to come to a conclusion as to what’s going on in my shoulder. I’ve been experiencing pain on a decent level (5/10) for almost 3 months now. I have pain during the bottom half of...

SD1904‎, 10-14-2017 03:42 PM
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Chronic tendon and muscular overuse injuries

Hey guys. I'm writing to you asking for advice about some chronic injuries that I'm suffering from. I have tendonidis in both my elbows (not tendinITIS, which is a chronic inflammatory condition). My condition is a degeneration of the tissue. I'm also struggling with an ankle issue in the...

dannyb0y88‎, 10-14-2017 07:11 AM
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Pinched nerve in neck

Hello I was 7 months into my training plan and gaining really good results. Unfortunately for one reason or another I got a pinched nerve in my neck. I am now recovering from it and slowly but surely getting the strength back in my left arm, shoulder, tricep and chest. I've noticed that my left...

Lozzuk‎, 10-14-2017 03:10 AM
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shoulder labrum problem

basically i have cracking in my right shoulder.. only slightly achy but uncomfortable and its really grinding raw hard cracking. physical therapist says he feels something shifting and its probably my labrum and he said i need to fix my posture and do more back exercises than chest/pushing...

BangDingOw‎, 10-14-2017 12:19 AM
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Pain in my forearm's Ulma bone?

This has been bugging me for a while now. Basically for the last 6 months I've been getting some really uncomfortable pain in my left outer forearm bone. The pain is in the middle of my Ulma bone. I've stopped doing curls, heavy deadlifts, shrugs and rows all together because it is very...

Burgerbuger‎, 10-14-2017 01:22 AM
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Pullup/Pulldown shoulder strain

Hoping the knowledgeable folks here might be able to help me... Sunday before last I was doing weighted pullups, which have been part of my routine for the past year-plus. I do palms facing forward, hands slightly wider than shoulder width (possibly too wide, I'm thinking -- and something I'll...

onemonk909‎, 10-12-2017 10:41 AM
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Unhappy Sprain

How can i treat sprain on my my wrist? The pain is on the pinky finger side .

supercollosal‎, 10-12-2017 07:00 AM
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Popping in my shoulder

the past couple of weeks/months, my shoulders are popping and cracking when I rotate my arms. Especially in my right shoulder, it is popping and cracking like crazy when do certain movements, like rotation and the lateral raise-movement. It is not hurting at all, and I feel no pain when im training...

pewzzen‎, 10-12-2017 07:18 AM
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Huge loss of strength in right arm yet no pain, really frustrated :(

Hey guys, In the last 2 weeks i've experienced a huge loss of strength in my right arm, some exercises far more noticeable than others. Short background which is most likely related: About two months ago i pulled my neck 3 weeks in a row doing shoulder presses. Most likely due to looking up...

aesthetique‎, 09-12-2011 04:09 AM
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Nauseous from RDLs?

Hey all, wasnt sure which forum this should be in, posted it elsewhere as well, but here it is... Just wondering how common this is and if it should be expected? But, as the title said, I've been doing Fierce 5 , and just recently, everytime I do my RDLs, I get nauseous. If I dont take longer...

ElAhrairah‎, 10-12-2017 08:36 PM
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Inner collar Bone pain when doing bench press, incline press or shoulder press

I have this weird pain right on the inner side of my left collar bone when I do a type of bench press, incline press or shoulder press. Been training for years and now suddenly this came up. I've been focussing on progressive overload, maybe it is too much to handle for my bone? I feel the pain...

JaxTellerr‎, 10-12-2017 03:51 PM
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