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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: 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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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: 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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Unhappy Terrible Injury, Need some help

Hi everyone, thanks for looking at this post, means alot Around 2 hours ago, I was at the gym. I started off with my regular warm up. I then proceeded to bench press with dumbbells (Sorry for my lack of knowledge, newbie here). I'm around 90 pounds and was lifting my regular weight that I always...

HelpNewb‎, Today 06:28 PM
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Ac joint tenderness

I have a "sore shoulder" around the ac joint. Have an ortho appt Friday and saw Chiro today. I have full range of motion, and it is not painful during exercise. The most pain I felt was when I move my arm across my body. Chiropractic said I have way too much painless ROM for it to be a serious...

TommyDigital13‎, Today 03:36 PM
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cant fully extend right arm, no pain

I went to the gym for the first time in 3 years today, as i need to lose weight, but afterwards i cant extend my right arm fully but my left arm is fine. i dont know what to do? can someone help please? i am planning on going the gym ever other day. Thank you

bugginben‎, Today 01:52 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 bb.com, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain, need advice. When benching I can feel an uncomfortable pain in my left shoulder. Never really limits me but can tell its there. I feel it a few times a day or when driving with that arm a long distance. I kept training but am concerned. Now I am job training for 2 weeks out of...

dbkyser‎, Today 03:11 AM
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how to work lower body with back injury?

i hurt my back badly at Christmas - I thought it was down to squatting but now I think its months of deadlifting with poor form that caused it. anywho, it still hurts a lot, and my dr doesn't give a damn. I've tried yoga, stretching, rolling, massage, acupuncture. it'll be ok ish for a few days...

leeniepie‎, Yesterday 10:51 AM
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Unhappy Pain raising right arm

Slept on my arm wrong I think and since yesterday morning I haven't able to raise my right arm past 30 degrees. I can raise it with palms facing up or inferior but not with palms down. The pain started yesterday in my front delt but this morning it's moved down to the posterior (outside) of my...

srv524‎, Yesterday 10:16 AM
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Question Strange feeling on back of knee, but no pain

Hey everyone. So I'm wondering if anyone's experienced this before, or knows what it might be. For the last week, I've been getting this sensation on the back of my right knee (near the center but a little closer to my hamstring) that basically feels like something skinny is "popping" out...

al527‎, Yesterday 10:11 AM
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bicep-curl = pain in forearm

This is a long standing injury for me, when i curl, if its bb, db or hammer, I get a sharp very painful pain in my left forearm. Its weird because i dont get any pain during any other exercises, only when I work my biceps, and the pain is in the forearm. Iv had this about 18months now and it wont...

Lean88‎, 03-02-2009 02:18 PM
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Have I damaged or torn something during deadlifts?

I'm wondering if anyone else has ever had this type of pain? It first appeared about a year ago, I am not 100% sure of muscle names but I think its either teres minor or major, basically anything like running where there is an up and down motion and I get a stabbing sharp pain. It sort of just...

Dj1891‎, 05-20-2017 05:54 AM
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Exclamation Front shoulder pain!!!! help plzz!!!

hey, im 20 , i was doing chest incline flys on the last set i felt pain in the right shoulder. the other day i did shoulders some over head press and laterals and rear laterals too but felt no pain in any area of the shoulder, thn in the next week i did my back workout every thing was ok until i...

gymforlife3‎, 05-20-2017 04:03 AM
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Shoulder Strain/Pull

Was doing weighted dips for that 3 rep max, guess it was too heavy and my right shoulder had pain immediately afterwards. At first could not even do push up at all, now after 3 days i am able to do BW dips with abit of soreness. I am able to raise my arm above my head and behind my back with no...

aspirex‎, 05-19-2017 10:35 PM
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Shin Splints

Hello everyone. Basically new here, wanted to start getting involved in the community as I used to be a long distance runner and was relatively lean for most of my life but wanted to start truly bodybuilding and adding mass to myself. I've noticed that shin splints are starting to creep up...

gorillaman23‎, 05-19-2017 04:17 PM
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Shoulder Pain (I know, asking for a friend)

Hello everyone, First time posting on here but I figure that posting here before I do anything might be helpful. I do have some shoulder discomfort, it is no where near as bad as it used to but I am wondering what it could be. A little about what I was doing when this occurred: A few months...

smarthinking‎, 05-19-2017 04:49 PM
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No idea where to turn. Where do i go from here?

Finally found the injury forum! Posted this in the wrong place, ill delete the old one. This is my initial post from thursday------ Hey all, So i'll get right to it. Two fridays ago I went to the gym with my usual nagging neck pain. (2-3 months of nagging dull throbbing) I warmed up,...

mikehendrycks‎, 05-19-2017 04:51 PM
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This danm hip pain 😞

For the last month i have had a pain in my left hip , under the hip bone when squatting. Its hurting more when i squat and it is interfering with my squatting and its making me sad, honestly. It won't go away. If i squat to parallel which i always do , it hurts. but it does not hurt (as much) or at...

rhouston713‎, 05-19-2017 04:13 PM
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Major Surgery - Tips and suggestions for before and after

Hi everybody! This is my first post on the Bodyspace Forum. I've been using the app for a while now and it's really helped me progress at the gym and become stronger. In a few months time, I will be undergoing major surgery to have a total gastrectomy - my stomach removed. Long story short,...

staktoria‎, 05-19-2017 12:19 PM
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Tightness behind right knee

I was doing hamstring curls on Monday 5/18 and noticed when I stood up from the machine, I felt a crazy amount of tightness in the rear part and maybe a little bit below my right knee. I think I was being a little overzealous on the hamstring curls. I didn't notice anything while I was doing the...

wsteve30‎, 05-18-2017 12:29 PM
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Might be a lower back injury ?

Hello, Yesterday I was deadlifting. I'm at a level where I'm increasing weight every week ( fierce 5 ) and it's becoming heavier and heavier. I've done my sets and reps yesterday, and it was heavy. I most likely lost control on 2 - 3 reps and pulled with my back more than I should have. I felt...

lordpatrick‎, 05-18-2017 12:56 AM
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Head Pain After Workout

I've had an issue of a persistent sense of head pain that seems to occur after I lift weights. It's not a headache, I don't get them, it's more the sensation similar to when you try to blow up one of those long clown balloons really hard, but it doesn't work. That's the best way I can think to...

hypersquare‎, 05-17-2017 09:35 PM
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Chest pain after bench press

This occurred today, and clearly occurred during bench press. I feel a sharp pain in my left pec near the sternum when I use my left chest muscle or when I press a finger on the affected area. Otherwise I don't feel anything, the pain does not persist. IE, immediately after doing something that...

wsteve30‎, 05-17-2017 01:09 AM
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Shoulder Ache

Morning all - Been reading through the forums and trying to determine if what I have is some form of injury or just bad form. Basically what is going on is an ache on the top of my shoulder where the joint is. The ache does not occur much during shoulder isolation workouts, but will show up...

velvick25‎, 05-18-2017 07:06 AM
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training post shoulder injury

Hi, so i have recently had a sports related injury which involved me getting a grade 2 ac joint dislocation, i'm now finally getting back into training at the gym. i haven't lost too much strength from what i once had but i have lost everything on benchpress! i cant perform bench with heavy...

TomUnsworth‎, 05-17-2017 06:42 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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Winged Scapula

About 5 years ago I was running around and jumped and swung from a tree branch but half way through the swing the branch broke and I feel on my back pretty hard. I was on vacation and notice that it was hard to swing the next couple days do to a pain in my shoulder blade. The pain went away and...

c00lduke‎, 04-09-2007 12:07 AM
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