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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 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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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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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, 06-23-2017 08:45 PM
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Carpal tunnel and working out

I am working out for two years now but I developed a carpal tunnel syndrome in my left hand. I Feel numbness, tingling and pain at random times. It is not severe and doctor said that it doesn't need surgery, just time and medications but don't lift heavy weights. I stopped working out for month...

Ahmedco31‎, Today 12:00 AM
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Trouble Maintaining Stability with Manual Labor

Before I get into anything too in depth, let me say that having a bodybuilder's physique is not one of the goals I've set for myself, though I do appreciate the aesthetic results a few sets a week brings. I'm also not interested in becoming the strongest man in earth. I'm just generally looking to...

specksynder‎, Today 07:06 AM
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Wrist Injury Persustent

Think I already posted a thread like this but I can't find it and I never saw any replies. Nov 2016: fell on wrist in basketball l, hurt a lot. Never did anything about it but I knew I hurt it(thought it would heal on its own) March-April 2017: got an MRI on my wrist and there was "fluid" in it...

CelticsDynasty‎, Yesterday 07:26 PM
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Exclamation Jumpers knee/patellar tendonitis

From a year ago till about a month ago I have done a TON of jumping (sometimes without warming up) -basketball -box jumps -running in general -dunk attempts (LOTS OF JUMPING).....and earlier this year I went to PT and they told me I had jumpers knee. Is it too late? I still have it. Have had it...

CelticsDynasty‎, Yesterday 07:29 PM
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Anybody have severe pain in the back of there head when lifting weights?

I was doing squats tuesday, and trying to push my limits on my rep range and on my last rep i had to really really struggle and theni got a very sharp pain in the back of my head, hurt very bad. And today, Friday, I got it again when i got sexually aroused ( very weird), and the more aroused I got...

samakaballer‎, 10-23-2009 11:43 AM
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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, 06-23-2017 11:23 PM
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Body temperature 99.5F

hello my temperature is 99.1 F now and every day night same like but morning it is norm 97F i already workout few month and gained 19 lbs very fast avg 2 month so eating 3000-3500 calories daily and workout 3 times week.. it is reason for a little high temperature? a lot of food and...

ikakurtanidze‎, Yesterday 07:56 AM
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Upper forearm pain after Bicep workout

I was lifting for a while and then stopped ( 4 weeks). I returned to lifting and I experienced pain in the upper forearm towards the ride side (right after the bicep). My workout did not consist of using a barbell for curls (used EZ bar). I also did bicep curls at relativley low weights (10 Kg)....

jad12345‎, Yesterday 08:25 AM
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lying lateral raise and impingement

Hi everybody, I Just want to know if this exercise performed with very light weights could be a good way to target safely the side delts if you have slight impingement ? In other words, does this exercice allows to work side delts while avoiding impingement's zone ? Moreover, could it help...

shou‎, 06-07-2017 12:45 PM
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Meniscus Tear and Lifting

In January I tore my lateral meniscus grappling, I was trying it out for fun which was a stupid idea. I was already sore from squats and helping yard work with my dad... anyway since then I'm out from the gym. Got an MRI done, and I got a partial tear. Doctor advised against lifting, and told...

laikblumeth‎, 06-24-2017 09:11 PM
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Post Wrist Pain (Maybe TFCC) need suggestion URGENTLY

Hello Guys, This is my first post in this forum and would greatly appreciate your advice. I'm 25 years old and have been working out for almost 2.5 years. I was doing military press with around 60 kilos in the squat rack (cause I needed to drop off the weight/barbell on the support). While I...

aunee21‎, 06-24-2017 11:19 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, 06-23-2017 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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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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