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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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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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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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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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Shoulder Dislocation

Hello, Ive dislocated my shoulder for the first time from playing wrecklessly during a game of basketball. I've been told by the ER that since this was my first shoulder dislocation.. I've fractured something as well. The pain was extremely severe and it lasted until they gave me morphine and...

helloimjames‎, Yesterday 08:45 PM
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Angry YOOOO. I need some advice

At 5'11 230 I was going to the gym 6 times a week, heavy lifting everyday. 5 months ago Iife hit me in the mouth so I had to start neglecting the gym to about 1 day a week if that, and I wasn't keeping my workouts in rotation. (Muscle loss but more legs than anything else) So last week I started...

RemmiLebeau‎, Yesterday 11:23 PM
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which muscle did I strain? trap? rhomboid?

Hi everyone, On tuesday I did: Bench, Rows, Pullups, Shoulder Press, Shrugs On Wednesday I did: Squats, Stiff Legged Deadlifts, Close Grip bench press, French Press, Curls. I was tired at the end of the workout, but nothing felt bad. Thursday I woke up and had pain in my upper back...

newbieT‎, 04-14-2017 07:40 AM
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Recovery After Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

What's up fit fam? So earlier today I had my right inguinal hernia repaired (laparoscopically). I thought I'd update my recovery process on a daily basis or so to help you all who are considering the same option. My goal is to make it back to the gym ASAP, without jeopardizing my recovery of...

lupomoe21‎, 03-22-2017 09:56 PM
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Shoulder Pain for 8 years - Referred Neck Pain - Advice/Tips

Hi Guys, I've been suffering with neck/head pain since my early 20's and 8 years later I've still got it, it randomly came on over night during exams and coincidently when I started going to the gym. At the time I put it down to my lower back problems but have since realised it must be...

dandaman2234‎, 06-22-2017 03:03 PM
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If you don't get enough sleep for 3-4 days in a week are you constantly sleep deprive

So I got about 3-4 hours of sleep for 2-3 days in a week and even though some days I got straight 7-10 hours of sleep I still end up sleepy throughout the noon that I crash while at work. If I don't get enough sleep for just 3-4 days does it add up to even days that I get enough sleep for?

steel888‎, Yesterday 12:33 AM
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Back to the gym after a spinal fusion

So after having my spine fused back in September; I had my 4 month check out with my surgeon at the end of January. He said I go could go back to the gym, but I'm not allowed to lift over 25lbs for any exercise right now, but its better than doing nothing right now in my opinion. I have searched...

metallifter13‎, 02-24-2011 10:48 AM
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Injured my lower back doing back squats

Hello there; A month ago I worked my way up to an acceptable pb of 275 for 6 on my back squats, feeling great and nothing else seemed to happen. Although the next day I felt a really annoying sharp pain in my lower back that wouldn't let me back squat nor deadlift, which sucks because I really...

aceez‎, 06-14-2017 10:58 AM
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Nerve pain in left foot from doing Back Squat/RDL

I have followed a program on the Bodybuilding Forum, and from this program I have done exercises that have damaged a nerve in my hip or lower back. I can not figure out exactly where but this pain has arisen from having done back squats and Romanian Deadlifts. I feel my lower back has some...

Dani163‎, 06-22-2017 12:21 PM
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My Posterior Labrum Tear Experience

Hello everyone, my name is Nick and this is recovery blog from my posterior labrum tear repair surgery. Unfortunately I had a nagging shoulder injury for two years that kept me from working out at 100%. I spent over $3,000 in physical therapy over a year and a half trying to fix it until had an...

nvandenberge‎, 06-22-2017 11:22 AM
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weak hips or form issue?

yet another gym problem i have is the inability to squat. i cant do regular squats because i fall backwards and recently for the second time i hurt my adductor or abductor doing smith machine squats. i was warming up with really light weight and on the way down i felt a light pop pain in my right...

BangDingOw‎, 06-21-2017 07:16 PM
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Broken Wrist - No More Upper Body??

Is there anything I can do to workout upper body with a broken wrist? I find it unbelievable that such a small injury can completely halt me from working out my entire upper body muscle group... But I cant think of any other way around this. I'm under the care of a doctor and I am not planning on...

GoGoGo‎, 06-22-2017 10:16 AM
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Grade 2/3 AC separation (Post 6 months)

I had a snowboarding accident back in January 15th of this year. Too much speed going off a ramp, got some air, came crashing down on my right shoulder. Suffered a grade 2/3 AC separation. The reason i says 2/3 is because, it should technically be a 3 because i tore all 3 ligaments...

Javia1492‎, 06-22-2017 08:21 AM
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Exclamation Can't get up from sitting down after squats/Deadlifts

Hey guys , I'm on my 3rd week in the Gym since high school . But anyways I did some leg work tonight Squats , Dumbell step-ups ,Dumbell Lunges , Deadlifts 3 of each My form is getting better in squats and deadlifts so I added some weight tonight . When I got home stretched ,sat down and ate...

FMLMOMENT‎, 06-22-2017 02:21 AM
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stinging in rear delts - pain sometimes down arm

every time i do a chest workout, the next day my rear delts have this stinging feeling and sometimes aching and pain sometimes gos down the back of my upper arm from my rear delt... any ideas what this might be? i also seem to get stinging pain in rear delts (like now) after just doing facepulls.....

BangDingOw‎, 06-21-2017 02:45 PM
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Exercises with a leg in a cast

I hyperextended my knee for the x time, this time a little bit more serious then before, but still nothing major. But, that hyperextended knee prevents me from a lot of exercises, so now i can do only thing like pullup and dips. I dont know any other exercises like that, except the dips and pullup....

Milasin01‎, 06-21-2017 01:31 PM
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Chest / Knee Injuries. Need advice / programs

I injured my left shoulder/pecs/chest from attempting a 2 plate bench press and although I could have rested it on my chest and let spotter help me, I tried hard to push it back up and ended up hurting (possibly tearing) my pecs. Then few months later, I hurt my right knee (around the left front...

sithulol‎, 06-20-2017 08:22 AM
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Question How to Work Around Arthritis in My Shoulder?

So, my doctor told me a few years ago I have arthritis in my shoulder. He told me it was Osteoarthritis and not Rheumatoid, but I'll talk about that in a minute. When I'm curling with a barbell, you can see it. It looks like my left shoulder is raised higher than my right and maybe it is, but...

Malicor‎, 06-21-2017 10:58 AM
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Smile Getting back to training after motor bike crash

Hi I just wanted to see if anyone could help me. I smashed my left leg to bits Inot a bad motor bike crash a year ago and have just been given the all clear that it is good to train hard with it again. My left leg after the injury is a little bit smaller then my right and my right leg seems to...

jrb888‎, 05-26-2017 03:01 PM
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Hello there. 2 weeks ago i benched. just when i had removed the bar from the rack and had the weight on top of me, with straight arms, i wanted to move a bit further down the bench, while still having the weight i my hands above me. It was a dumb thing to do and i should never have done it. But...

magnusgrj‎, 06-21-2017 06:36 AM
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Broken arm and torn mcl

A few days ago I was in a wreck which left me with a broken forearm and a torn mcl, which is super convenient because I just spent the last 2 months putting on 12 lbs (obviously not all muscle) Ill be able to do some really fun stuff for rehab like riding a stationary bike and maybe an elliptical...

tsmith026‎, 06-20-2017 04:54 PM
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Working around wrist sprain

I have a mild wrist sprain but I dont want to stop working out. Can I increase Sets and reps with lighter weights and short rest times going for the pump so it doesn't strain my wrist while it heals?

S0ulBerzerker‎, 06-20-2017 11:12 AM
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Sport hernia or Strain

hello guys, so here is my story. on Saturday 5/27/17 I was at the gym doing legs. when it came time to do my usual lounges with weight. I felt a sharp pain right between my penis and leg. like right at the base. needless to say I stopped but the pain stayed all day, every time I took a step...

d1e60‎, 06-20-2017 07:54 AM
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Hip pain from squats

Hi, Im a trained sports massage therapist so I know a bit about anatomy and physiology but can't seem to figure this out or how best to treat it. Firstly I know my hip muscles are generally pretty stiff and lack flexibility but have been steadily working on improving posture and technique prior....

JustJonJon‎, 06-19-2017 03:08 AM
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should i workout with forearm stiffness/pain?

anger problems caused me to punch the wall and now my forearm has this weird stiff feeling the past 2 days - should i try working out? its not really pain its more like my forearm feels stiff and if i pull something heavy then it bothers it.. how do i know if i should workout with it or not? like...

BangDingOw‎, 06-17-2017 01:50 AM
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