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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 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: 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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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Unhappy Carpal tunnel syndrom: Feedback

Hello guys, First, let me introduce myself, I started working out 2 years ago and since last year I developed the carpal tunnel syndrome. Today, I’m little bit desperate because I have the feeling that this syndrome is very rare and it's seems that there are no way to fix this issue without...

hichammm‎, 01-16-2018 09:26 AM
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Ab exercises with bulging (herniated) L5S1

Hey all! So recently after months of pain i decided to get an MRI done, and turns out my L5S1 is the root cause, it is bulging and the Annulus is torn. (I got lucky since many times back pain has nothing to do with it). Im looking for as many core exercises as possible to add to my routine, even...

eclipze926‎, Today 01:46 AM
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Elbow clicking

When I do a curling motion my right elbow clicks. Sometimes if I flex my arm while curling or extending my arm the clicking hurts. Isolation exercises for the triceps hurt the elbow joint too, although I rarely do them. I can hyper extend both arms a little, but I have always been able to do this...

Lean_and_Mean‎, 04-20-2007 11:12 AM
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Partial bicep muscle belly tear

Hey all, So somewhere between May & July of last year I tore the muscle of the bicep brachii (partial). I didn't get an MRI until September but long story short the MRI was dead clean & didn't even show tendonitis/tendonosis. The 2nd opinion I got from the Dr. he seems to think I have partially...

Aspiringathlete‎, 12-21-2017 03:25 PM
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Can’t straighten out arm after bicep workouts

I am in high school and after football we’ve been going to the weight room everyday for off season. Ok I’ll get to the point, we do at least 9 sets that has to do with biceps everyday and we pretty much do biceps everyday. After my workouts I couldn’t seem to straighten out my arm. I thought this...

jonsoooon‎, Yesterday 01:08 PM
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Ask a physiotherapy student anything

Been a while since I have been on the forums but quick into: -4th year physiotherapy student from Sydney/ Australia -background in power lifting, have been lifting for 8 years now. -Suffered from chronic low back pain for years, which made me want to switch careers to physiotherapy - Got the...

Xuaxace‎, 12-04-2017 07:36 AM
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Spinal Erector hurting

Spinal erector on my right side was kind of bothering me the other day. No pain just discomfort. Went ahead with my work outs and started my barbell row warm up sets, when i got to my second set I felt a sharp pain as i lifted the bar. Immediately set the bar down and pain went away. Afterwards...

Davinci515‎, Yesterday 07:38 AM
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Bulging disc will not heal - Any help at all appreciated

Cliffs: 1. How did you fix your bulging disc / learn to live with it? 2. Anyone know any top notch specialists in the Denver, CO area? Full version: I've been dealing with a bulging disc in lumbar region and sciatica for about 8 months now. Did some research on the forums and found a few...

wjb316‎, 03-25-2011 02:10 PM
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Forearm soft tissue damage

I slipped and fell on my right forearm, doctors told me that i had soft tissue damage and that it'll take about two weeks to heal. I cannot extend or flex my right arm and raising it hurts a bit. Definitely cant get to back/front squat position. What exercises can i do in this two week period?...

maaliskuu‎, Yesterday 05:57 AM
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physical therapy making bulging disc worse?

my physical therapist (whos admitted he doesnt even lift) makes me do this stretch where i sit in a chair and touch my hands to the floor (bending way far forward) for my bulging disc and says it wont make my disc bulge more (in my lower back) and also says i need to start tying my own shoes and...

herbu‎, Yesterday 01:03 AM
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Hit my chest really hard trying bench 295 lbs now my sternum hurts

I tried benching 295 lbs for a new pr but couldn't hit it. And in the process hit my chest really hard. My sternum hurts now. The pain isn't to bad and I don't think I cracked any ribs or hurt my lungs. I'm just looking for some advice on what I should do. (Go to the doctor or just take a break...

Rockstar447‎, 01-19-2018 08:42 PM
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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: http://shoulderpaininfo.com/shoulderACOsteolysis.html . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 08:06 PM
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Anyone with Ulnar Collateral/Elbow injury experience?

Many years ago I had a partial tear in my ulnar collateral ligament that I rehabbed through physical therapy for a while (was a baseball player, so not an uncommon injury.... about 8 weeks and it was back to normal w/ no issues in the ~15-20 years since). I've been lifting again for about 3...

WattsND‎, 01-19-2018 01:39 PM
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Help please. Glute turned off, low back pain

Hello... I have a left glute max that doesn't fire well. It feels like the outside of the glute fires well but the max doesn't fire. I have low back pain on that side next to the SI and a little bit of knee tightness on that side. When I do the 1 leg standing test my balance makes me...

CATCH17‎, 01-18-2018 12:10 PM
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Unhappy Knee problems, the medical community pretty much has failed me

Male 25 y/o 145lbs. Been lifting for 2 years now. I have a completely **** left knee, which has bothered me even before I started lifting. It pops, clicks, grinds, all to some degree while bending my knee > 90 degrees or squatting deep at body weight or with 135lbs. I did not have a major injury,...

imprettystrong‎, 01-14-2018 09:56 PM
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Who has Recovered from Costochondritis

inflamation of the cartilage that connects the ribcage/breastbone I know for sure people have had this before so please speak up...I'm sure there will be some chronic cases where it took a while to heal, but anybody been able to fully recover and go back to the gym within a relatively short...

NewMindstate‎, 10-05-2008 11:00 AM
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Alternative exercises - shoulder impingement/bursitis - calcification tendinitis

I'm looking for advice from a fellow lifter, preferably someone with knowledge of biomechanics and with a PT background of some sort. My PT has some knowledge of lifting weights and the biomechanics involved, but not 100%. For the past 2+ years I've been dealing with shoulder pain, saw several...

Nelg1993‎, 01-17-2018 03:02 AM
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Knee Popping While Squatting (Discomfort)

Hey everyone, First time posting here. Apologies if this is the wrong place for the post. I was recently squatting at the gym and on my last set (light weight) I paused at the bottom of my rep and as I started to go back up I felt a pop and extreme discomfort in my left knee. I toned down the...

dfox23‎, 01-17-2018 11:55 AM
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Lower back pain - chiropractor

I’ve suffered for low back pain for years…and it seemed to get worse once I became a dad and had to hold my children and carry them around. My youngest is 3 now, so I’m really not holding them as much as I used to. Still I have lower back pain though. So I started seeing a chiropractor who...

mrgrieves12‎, 01-17-2018 11:00 AM
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Unhappy Dislocated shoulder and shoulder arthroscopy recovery

About 14 months ago I had a full shoulder dislocation resulting in me having to go to hospital and have it put back in under anaesthetic. Since then it happened again last February and then in July, resulting in me having a shoulder arthroscopy in October to stabilise my shoulder and to prevent...

JamesRayner‎, 01-17-2018 10:08 AM
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Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis / Inner Elbow Tendon Pain

So only 6 weeks into my workout regimen, I began to have some pain in my right elbow tendon. I was terrified that just after I'd begun to get results, that I'd have to lay off for a while. I was not keen to that, although each person should make a decision based on their personal pain. If you...

fleshmachine‎, 05-06-2007 02:59 AM
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Poor quality lower disc, doctor said to not lift heavy. Can I still workout?

Ok, so for a long time now I've had lower back pain, and about a year ago I went to a specialist and got x-rays. The results came back saying I have a bad lower disc, giving the example of how discs are like tires. Some are Michelins, and others are, well, crappy and wear out easily. His advice was...

GetYokedBoi‎, 01-16-2018 12:56 AM
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I'm worried if i ruptured my tendon

3 weeks ago i did my biceps and i hurt my biceps slightly so i stopped lifting. The next day I was in pain and couldn't move my biceps but now im pretty much ok but still sometimes feel slight pain. I did the hook test and the forearm movement test and it looked normal. I just want to know is it...

Rtless‎, 01-15-2018 02:00 PM
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supraspinatus tendonitis, how long to heal?

i have gotten supraspinatus tendonitis, accoording to one of my family friends who is a physical therpist,she said it is not serious and i should rest. it is possibly because of working 6-7 a week and trying to increase my lifts every time i go to the gym. It is not serious and it is just a minor...

johny8888‎, 01-15-2018 08:48 AM
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Trap/clavicle/shoulder pain...

Whenever I press (bench or military), I get a pain on top of my trap area. Actually it's at a spot almost exactly half-way from my neck to my shoulder. I think it's where the shoulder "bone" meeets the clavicle, just where the traps start to "rise." Sorry I cannot pin point the area more...

libertino85‎, 06-25-2008 10:38 PM
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