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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 02:45 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 01:14 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 11:05 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 11:30 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 03:43 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 07:03 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 07:45 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 06:31 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 10:33 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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 09:12 AM
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Foot strengthening exercises for fallen arches.

I have flat feet and they have persistent over the past few years. This is slowly developing into ankle pain and longer recovery time periods between workout sessions which involves legs or any sort of movement on my feet. Being an active person in general this can be disheartening. Not only...

sword_‎, 12-08-2018 01:30 PM
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Scaphoid Waist Fracture

August 2018, I broke my scaphoid in the left hand and it is a waist fracture. I did it from playing football, went to the doctor and got x-ray and put in cast. I'm a heavy lifter and lifted everyday until I broke it. I still played because it was my senior year. After the season, it only improved a...

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Unhappy Back pain after every workout - MRI scan clear

Seeing if someone can relate to my issue and/or possibly help. To cut a very long story short, after doing some heavy rack pulls a couple of years ago I felt lower back pain ever since after most workouts. Those times I would train heavy 3-4/5 times a week, ate well and got most of my protein in...

strongerm12‎, Today 05:42 AM
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Unhappy Lower sternum pain !!!

Hello there, I have been doing gym 9 months in the row and my body was getting quite in shape. After 9 months i saw that something was not good with my chest so i rested for 1 month or more. After i started gym again i couldn't do push ups or bench press. My lower sternum was really hurting. So...

gentr‎, Yesterday 06:03 PM
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Injury fun. bump/sore spot upper abs during deadlifts

On Saturday 12-8 I was deadlifting and felt a burning sensation in between my upper 2 abs. Its right about where my MyZone sits so I thought for some reason it was the cause. I was well below my max but after that feeling I took a break from heavy but continued my work out. Its now Sunday 12-9 and...

filthycasual569‎, Yesterday 04:59 PM
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Torn Rotator Cuff Stem Cell Treatment

Greetings all, first post here. Thought I'd create a little blog to share my experiences going forward on my injury...... Background: May-July 2016 I recently changed my workout at the time to a M/W/F bench that looked like Mon 90% 5x1, Wed 60% 5x7, Fri 80% 5x5, increasing 5lbs per week for a...

markismighty‎, 10-23-2016 01:57 AM
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Wow. So I have nerve damage

Went to the nerve specialist. He stuck some electrical thingees on me and poked me with needles and listened to the nerve conduction, and apparently I have some phacked up **** going on in my triceps and pectoral nerves. Something about brachial plexus injury. Yet I didn't "hurt myself". ...

kethnaab‎, 04-11-2006 04:31 PM
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Long Thoracic Nerve injury/Wing Scapula/No ability to raise arm overhead w/o assitans

Everybody with this condition please feel free to add on bc this is a rare/uncommon condition that needs to be address for those looking for some answers. On October 21st, 2011 while asleep I had severe pain starting at my right arm/read deltoid and radiated down my tricept and ended at my...

rmanuelsanchez‎, 11-23-2011 11:59 AM
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Low cable chest fly back pain

So when doing low cable chest flys yesterday. Keeping a neutral spine I got like a pinching pain in my lower back. Around the Left side just left of the spine. Any ideas why this is happening? Didn’t matter which foot I lead with. After a few reps in the pain would get worse.

LYoung94‎, 12-07-2018 06:56 PM
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Question Knee popping and torn up knees

OK I want to make this simple and short. A while back I was riding my bike and slipped down a ditch. I bent my right knee backwards and my left knee was messed up as well. When I do body squats my right knee pops or clicks and there is a little bit of pain. Is there any specific machines I can use...

GunsNsteak‎, 12-06-2018 03:57 PM
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Rotator Cuff Rehab Exercises

What are the best one(s) you have tried and have yielded best results, thanks!

AlwaysInTheZone‎, 12-07-2018 11:50 AM
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"Bench press" shoulder pain - How can I strength it?

Hello guys! I will write a small summery about me before I start going on into my issue. Im a guy that has been working out for soon 1 year now between with pauses because of injuries. I am sort of a glas guy meaning that I hurt often myself where I often get lumbago (But it have helped me...

Thrillofit‎, 12-01-2018 04:22 AM
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Shoulder clicking

So me shoulders have been clicking for almost a year now. The right ones the worst and when I did bench the other day it wasn’t really pain but it felt uncomfortable. Anyone got any idea what’s up?

jackcurri3‎, 12-04-2018 07:48 AM
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Arrow I think I have a bulging disc

Hello, I was doing lower back hyperextensions and at the end it kind of hurt but it wasn't really bad at all. The evening of that day, I did some kind of sudden movement as I was walking down the stairs and BOOM, my lower back just felt completely off. I was in great pain and any sort of bending...

OnePoundFish00‎, 12-07-2018 10:28 AM
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Full Shoulder Replacement

I am on my third, and hopefully last, shoulder surgery - the dreaded full shoulder replacement. First surgery (decompression, bone-spur scope): this was a good surgery for me to have as I was suffering from impingement. However, at the time that I had it, it was popular to have the "pain pump." ...

OverHill‎, 11-18-2011 10:15 AM
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Dislocated shoulder recovery and deadlifts

Hi all, Apologies if this has been covered, you can call me an idiot, tell me what sticky to look at and send me on my way. I dislocated my shoulder about a month ago playing basketball. No bone damage or ligament damage thankfully. Wore a sling for three weeks and now have virtually no pain...

Pitty24‎, 12-04-2018 04:20 PM
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Beginning lifter overtraining/injury question

Hello, newbie lifter here. I am 19. 190 pounds, decent amount of beginner gainz, still trying to cut down some extra fat. I have been lifting for about 6 months with no prior experience and have been seeing good progress in my lifts. I eat 2000 calories a day and I am attempting a recomp with 190g...

pb7100‎, 12-05-2018 07:11 AM
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Help! Limited to “non weight bearing”

Hello all! I really hope this is an appropdiate post for this area, if not- my apologies. But anyway; About a month ago I destroyed my knee. A decompressed splintered fracture of my right tibial plateau, 2 miniscus tears, and some minor acl damage. Two weeks later I underwent my repair...

shaunlew‎, 12-05-2018 10:51 AM
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Osteotomy for TFC tear?

Anyone have any experience with having surgery for a TFC tear? Have surgery scheduled in February. Following doctor orders but just looking to see if anyone has had experience with this sort of thing. At this point my ulna is displaced so surgery is a must. Also feeling kind of stupid that I...

nitefeatherz‎, 12-05-2018 08:07 PM
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Unhappy Recovering from Pneumonia and Need Advice

So this season I decided to catch pneumonia for the first time. I have been working out pretty consistently since last February. Currently I am about 3 weeks without a workout. Doctor is telling me no weightlifting while I recover. I am really disappointed and can almost feel my gains and hard work...

DesiredDad77‎, 11-26-2018 09:35 AM
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Unhappy Back pain and sciatica recovery

So I have had low back pain and sciatica for about a year now give or take and I think I injuried it with poor posture/form. I have done literally everything recommended... stretches exercise nsaids steroids McKenzie etc...but I can't seem to shake this sciatica. There came a time this past...

leila1120‎, 03-12-2017 10:23 PM
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Good starting workout for weak knees

I'm 45 years old, 6'8" 260 lbs, and overall I'm in pretty great shape. I've been neglecting leg day most of my life (with a really piss poor one thrown in every couple of weeks). Recently I started playing full court basketball for 1-3 hours three times a week, and I really want to develop my legs...

nickadamek‎, 12-05-2018 06:25 AM
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Working out the same muscle after 5 days?

Hello, I am in a 4 day workout program. On the fist day I worked out my Legs. It has been 4 days later including a rest day, and I was about to work out legs again, but I am a little doubtful about a problem I ran into: My legs are still sore. The thing is that they are barely sore. I can walk...

AngelOrozco‎, 12-04-2018 01:19 PM
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Distal Biceps Tendon Tear...

On June 3, while tuning up for my PL meet in August I completely tore the biceps tendon in my left arm while dead lifting a paltry 305lbs. Word of caution to everyone, especially us older lifters, although this can happen to anyone at any age according to my orthopedic surgeon, once you hit 35...

rodman2735‎, 06-13-2018 12:34 PM
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Unhappy Shoulder Pain During DB Bench Press

Hey guys! Today on my 2nd set of dumbbell bench presses I realized a pain in my shoulder while going into position. Right as I transitioned the DBs off my knees to position I felt a pain in my left shoulder and a click sound. However, I was able to do the range of the workout just fine with...

adamhimself‎, 12-03-2018 06:22 PM
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