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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

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

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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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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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"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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Developed Tennis Elbow?

A few months ago I began to notice a pain in my right forearm during certain exercise, mostly when my arms were extended out to the side or front. I stupidly ignored the signs and continued my routines's. Pain got worse and went to the doctor, he said it was tennis elbow or tendinitis. Gave me some...

pasty64‎, 03-24-2017 02:39 PM
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Hip Labral Tear

Hey everyone, looking for advice out there on anyone squatting with labral tears in their hips. I recently had an MRI to confirm a tear in my left hip. I have been limiting my ROM by using box squats, etc but they still seem super sore most of the time. I am considering the surgery, but did not...

brasmssn‎, 03-05-2017 11:32 AM
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Question Odd pain in shoulder while doing dumbbell chest press ?

Hi, I hope all of you are doing well. I am so glad that there is a forum for sports injuries so I am excited to interact with you all! I am experiencing an odd pain in my right shoulder when I do Dumbbell Neutral grip bench presses. For some reason I do not experience pain when I do Dumbbell...

homsar5239‎, 03-26-2017 11:38 AM
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physical therapists are retarded?

i went to physical therapy a couple months ago and started doing stupid little exercises for my shoulder - the thing is that one physical therapist said i need 6 months of therapy until i go back into the gym - the next day a different physical therapist evaluated me and said i dont need anymore...

BangDingOw‎, 03-24-2017 01:43 PM
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exercises to fix a hunched back

im quite conscious about my hunchback, which is caused by using the computer on a low desk. what exercises should i do to help my posture?

cheongxj‎, 03-26-2017 09:45 AM
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Advise need for exercise which can be done not stressing the hip muscle(Piriformis) ?

is there any exercise/ training which I can do without involving the hip muscle. Like: walking - strains it severely, cycling - involves sitting, strength training of upper body - you cant do without sitting, swimming -??? What all comes to your mind?

maggusachin‎, 03-27-2017 11:46 PM
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I've been getting headaches while lifting

Ever since last Wednesday, the back of my head started hurting while doing certain exercises. I've found that squatting, bench, leg extensions, and even pull-ups trigger my head pain. A few reps in to any exercise, I can feel the pain build up in my neck, and then it spreads upward to the back of...

overkillplease‎, 03-27-2017 02:03 PM
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Rotator Cuff / Bicep Tenodesis Surgery; Recovery Log

hello all... i had surgery to repair 2 large rotator cuff tears and a ruptured bicep tendon at the shoulder on April 22, 5 days ago. i will document my recovery to provide info to those facing this. There is a lot available on youtube and in internet forums like, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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Unhappy Is this worth seeing a Doc? (shoulder pain)

Hey everyone I did something stupid and lifted a 45lb plate above my head and did a press the other day with some squats and in one movement, I felt it: a sharp pain in a tiny spot in my front delt. I've been training my shoulders and loving the results and for some reason, I didn't think of...

SoapQueen87‎, 03-27-2017 09:52 AM
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Searching for a specialist

is there a difference between a movement specialist and a MAT specialist? I went to a orthopedic doctor and it was a complete waste of time. He just wanted to get me in and out as fast as possible. I'm looking for someone who works on athletes and understands athletes. I've had this knee pain...

CaptainKilos‎, 03-26-2017 01:13 PM
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Arrow Shoulder injury - healed or not? Advice and expertise needed!

About 6 weeks ago, I injured my shoulder benching with wide grip (probably crappy form from over-exertion). Anyways, I couldn't even lift my arm or sleep on it the first few days. By a week later, most pain was gone. I went to a doctor, and he did some tests on my arm to check for a tear,...

greenmachine9‎, 03-22-2017 08:24 PM
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Unhappy Help lat/ tricep head inflammation and stiffness

Hey guys so i need some advice on an injury thats been getting worse very slowly. So awhile ago back in winter even though i was 15% bf and mid cut from a earlier dreamer bulk i decided to do a short dreamer bulk and try a new routine. It was getting cold and i didnt feel like continuing all my...

dogorman7‎, 03-26-2017 09:56 PM
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Upper Thigh Pain 2 Days After Leg Day

I started working out this semester, and I just did legs for the first time 2 days ago. Today I woke up with a lot of upper thigh soreness, and it's difficult to walk around. I'm fine when sitting or lying down, but standing up and walking is tedious. I figured this was just DOMS, but some browsing...

JeremySmith1‎, 03-26-2017 10:32 AM
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Broken arm from arm-wrestling

Summary: - Spiral fracture of the humerus via arm-wrestling. - Did not require surgery. - Lost 25lbs and all of my gains plus some, while recovering. - Took 8.5 weeks to heal. - Still currently working on getting strength back 4 months later. Details: On February 23rd I was dicking...

SideFX‎, 07-03-2007 09:09 PM
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Shoulder Pain that travels into Pec

Evening all I frequent the supp section but often read other parts of the forum as well. I've been struggling the past month or so with a nagging shoulder injury and it's symptoms I haven't faced before. Before I go on... I totally get that I'm not going to get medical advice here and if it...

Deadliftin‎, 03-22-2017 05:33 PM
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am i doing everything for injury prevention?

Can you guys tell me if im doing everything i can to prevent injuries? On my shoulder day I do 2 sets of light internal and external rotations with cables and also a light set of facepulls. Then i go over to the dumbbells and do 1 set of shoulder pressing on 15 pound dumbbells then 30s then 45s...

BangDingOw‎, 03-24-2017 02:57 PM
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new shoulder problem

so some guy who seems pretty nice showed me an exercise and im not sure if it was his fault or mine but the exercise was to slowly punch with a dumbbell and after that day the sides of my shoulders have had a stinging pain in them. its the left side of my left bicep shoulder area and the right side...

BangDingOw‎, 03-25-2017 08:43 PM
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shoulder pain wont go away after 6 months

ive had a burning sharp shoulder pain in my left shoulder and i went to physical therapy. the therapists all said my rotator cuffs were weak and that my posture sucks and i had to increase both of them. its been months of therapy along with the rotator exercises but even when im not weightlifting...

BangDingOw‎, 03-24-2017 02:39 PM
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Mild shoulder injury

Hi guys. About 3 weeks ago, I started lifting weights and I've been loving it. However, today was upper body day and I was training my arms and back and close to the end of my workout, I started to feel a little discomfort in my left shoulders while doing shoulder presses. It's been a few hours...

Suzq86‎, 03-25-2017 02:08 PM
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Pec strain / discomfort??

Hey everyone seeking some advice - I first started experiencing some pec tightness/discomfort/inflammation on Sunday - At this point I honestly couldn't tell if I was just a little sore from my chest workout a couple days prior & some sports saturday. It is only in my left pec/armpit region. It...

Aspiringathlete‎, 03-23-2017 03:07 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 12:57 AM
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Anterior Bankart Labrum Tear Surgery – My Recovery Log

Hey everyone, so I am having surgery on my anterior torn labrum (3 o’clock bankart tear) this coming Tuesday and will be keeping a log for anyone interested. My doctor, who is a younger athletic type guy, has already set goals and realistic expectations for me based on my age (22), tear size...

ryansmeltzer‎, 05-07-2014 08:31 AM
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Recovery from Type II Slap Tear - Requesting Feedback

To the community: I have recently been diagnosed with a Type II SLAP tear in my left shoulder. I am 38 years old and very active. I enjoy weightlifting, biking, hiking, and generally all outdoor activities. I do not believe that the injury was a result of a single incident, but rather overuse....

jcrislip‎, 03-24-2017 09:01 AM
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Tingling sensation in head

Hey guys! I hope I post this in the right place. I have this problem and I'll try to keep it short but first I need to introduce you to my journey so far: I started lifting when I was about 16. I made some progress and then I started lifting with a trainer who pushed my intensity to the limits....

ceco987‎, 03-24-2017 06:28 AM
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