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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 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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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: 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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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: 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: -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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my injury makes no sense

ok ive been dealing with forearm weakness and pain for 8 weeks now and my therapist said its because of forearm overusage - alright heres where im lost - why is it that i could spend 16 hours a day on the computer AND weightlift for a total of 5 hours a week and have 0 pain or weakness but now for...

BangDingOw‎, Today 03:48 PM
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Is it okay to train only upperbody if you have a knee injury?

Been three weeks since Ive hurt my knee and my last leg day, been doing only upper body recently, is this acceptable?

yoKnivie‎, Yesterday 05:28 AM
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Injured trap muscle

I have been lifting for a year and shoulders is my strongest muscle group. About 4 weeks ago I was doing cable front delt raises. and I was lifting really heavy and I guess my form was incorrect as I ended up using some traps. I had a real bad pain in the back of my neck, more on the left side....

srpatil‎, Today 02:25 AM
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Knee Injury

Hi there, I've been practicing squats for quite a while and about 6 months ago I got my knee injured (while I was running but I think the main reason was the squats). Now, after 6 months I thought I was recovered, but when I start squatting again (without weight) I start to get the pain the...

GonzaloSP‎, Today 12:33 AM
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Unhappy Broken collar bone wakes up 15 years later...

Hi, this is my first post here, although I lurked around for the last half a year or so. Hello everyone. (I'd write more, but I don't really feel I have that much knowledge to share and would rather not post bulls**t just for the sake of it...) I broke my collar bone 15 years ago in a car...

oliveira‎, 09-27-2007 03:47 AM
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Question Feeling extreme dizziness and being too tired after leg day

I hope this is the right category to ask this. I have not been hitting my legs since the day I almost throw up and passed out after I tried to do 4 sets of squats. They were not heavy nor I was hungry, my form was perfect too. Some time later(1 year I think) today, I thought I should start...

ManOLetter‎, Yesterday 03:20 PM
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Angry I hurt my tailbone! How do I rest/recover without losing my gains? :(

Hi! I hope this isn't a repeat post. But anyway-- I slipped down some cement stairs & hurt my tailbone 3 days ago. I don't think it's broken, but it's definitely injured. I can't bend over or squat down without any pain. I understand that I have to rest, but exercise GREATLY helps with my mental...

Vickysmallz‎, Yesterday 11:50 AM
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Chronic Shoulder/Upper Right Quadrant Injury

Hello, I injured my shoulder with some bad bench press form about 6 months ago. The first week it was just shoulder pain. Then it turned to stiffness/weakness in all the muscles in the upper right quadrant of my body. I got an MRI and was diagnosed with a shoulder impingement. I was given a...

jmalloy06‎, Yesterday 08:16 AM
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Question Crushed radius and ulna help

I was in a car wreck back in January. I broke both arms and was unable to do much of anything for several months also due to the concussion. Now, I have been released to cardio and slowly begin working out my right arm. However, my left forearm with the crushed radius and ulna ( required 2 plates...

lbratton‎, Yesterday 08:02 AM
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Lower Back Injury - Exercise Altneratives

So a week ago I made a mistake on a deadlift, I didn't listen to my back and went one rep too many. I fatigued as I was doing my last rep and allowed my back to arc, immediately heard a "cracking" noise and felt some of the worst pain I've ever experienced, I got lightheaded and almost passed out....

rxb230‎, 08-18-2017 02:04 PM
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dislocated shoulder...what to do?

i started working out religiously about six of months ago and have been taking it very serious. i have lost around 40 pounds of fat, probably more due to the gained muscle. i have mad a lot of gains. for example i went from the 45's on dumbbell chest presses to 85's. for a clean 3 sets of 8. but i...

sshibilia‎, 12-30-2007 10:05 PM
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Triceps pain

Hi! Almost 4 years ago I had an injury at the left shoulder that came with a pain in the triceps. The shoulder pain passed but even today I still have that triceps pain. I believe that the exercise that caused the pain was bent over two-arm long barbell row. As I can really explain where the pain...

Serbanpetrea‎, 08-18-2017 05:03 AM
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exertion headaches

I was toward the end of my work out, doing some heavy leg presses, & a shooting pain went right up the back of my head. It was very sudden & painful. I know what it was b/c this same thing happened a few times before years ago. Well this was 3 days ago, i still have a mild head ache & if I do...

gymrat2007‎, 12-31-2008 11:44 AM
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pain under shoulder blade after pushups incline bench or shoulder press

when i do standing shoulder press i can feel it on second set doing pushups and incline bench it shows up after about a week and lasts few weeks after i cant really pinpoint which muscle it is but it feels like its between lower part of the shoulder blade and spine it feels like a pulled...

raverx3m‎, 08-11-2017 11:19 PM
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Dumbbell Side Bend for abs: bad for disc bulge in back?

I'm new to this and I am badly in need of advice. I'm trying to do weightlifting exercises to tighten up my abs and obliques. The Dumbbell Side Bend is good for these muscles, so I've been doing this routine for the past few days. I'm starting with a 30 lbs dumbbell, as this exercise requires a...

CRM0807‎, 08-16-2017 06:28 PM
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Unhappy Gap between my pecs looks like it's getting bigger

So I've been exercising for all my life, but I've recently noticed my pectoral muscles look like they're getting farther away from eachother and I'm worried this will ruin my physique, does anyone know what I can do to prevent this from happening? Is it going to get worse? Do I exercise my pecs...

DaGajaFly‎, 08-16-2017 03:29 PM
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Shoulder Pain or something

Hello Lovely people 1. so i always had a weak shoulders for some reason, my left shoulder always pop and when i left my arm high the clavicle bone gets pushed by some other bone but its painless and never had a problem with it, is that normal ? 2. i hurt the little bone(ac joint?) on my...

rami3000‎, 08-17-2017 04:34 PM
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Lifting post Labrum surgery

Hello, I had surgery on my left shoulder to repair a torn labrum on November 21st, 2016. I had a Bankhart tear, and three anchors were placed into my shoulder. I started physcial therapy four weeks after the surgery, and was consistent until Janurary 18th (school started). From there, I was...

Vinnyx1‎, 08-16-2017 03:24 PM
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How to train to fix rounded shoulders?

I have developed a shoulder issue, which I think is possibly rounded shoulders. I can't afford professional help / physical therapist so I'm seeking advice on the forum. My problem most likely occurred due to years of sitting in poor posture, being sedentary and then training at the gym with bad...

Nightcrawlr‎, 08-17-2017 12:18 PM
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Back of knee pain never really goes away

Hi all. Seems like this forum has a lot more activity than others I've seen online. Anyway, I have a problem that google can't seem to help me with, exactly. I'll try to be brief and include everything that might be relevant: Close to a year ago I played tennis. I used to play a lot but haven't...

BushkaDan‎, 08-16-2017 08:15 PM
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physical therapy question

ive been out of the gym for 7 weeks because of "forearm overusage" according to my physical therapist. im wondering if physical therapists sometimes have no idea if someone can weightlift or not due to their injury so they just say "dont weightlift", or are they more educated and do know if you can...

BangDingOw‎, 08-16-2017 02:53 PM
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Good chest exercise for those dealing with shoulder pain or injury

Hi all, I just wanted to share something that has been working for me in case it might help others. I am 35 and a few years back I tore my labrum doing dumbbell presses. The doctor was 50/50 on the surgery and said it would be best to avoid it. I switched to push ups because of pain from...

Unknownroad‎, 04-18-2017 12:51 PM
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Angry I'm real messed up physically....any advice is appreciated.

Well guys first time posting here but I have gotten desperate lately and could use any advice at all. To start, I have been lifting for about 5-6 years or so pretty seriously. I went from 140-175 pounds and my strength has progressed quite well....that is during the times that I have not been...

dfc155‎, 08-15-2017 12:14 PM
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Is soreness that is not DOMS okay?

First off, sorry for any typos or grammar/formatting issues ahead of time, I'm using my phone right now. So for the last few weeks I've been doing calisthenic workouts as I currently have a lower back injury from a car accident. I've been making some really good progress these past few weeks,...

Kaihato‎, 08-15-2017 08:58 PM
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Exclamation Pulled lower back muscle taking ages to heal?

Hi guys, Roughly about 5 weeks ago I suffered from a lumbar strain/pulled lower back muscle from doing deadlifts. Being naive and a novice i did heavier weight than I should have and my form slipped. I've gone to like 2 doctors, 2 nurses, a PT and they have all said it is a lumbar strain...

Comicfire‎, 03-11-2017 09:32 AM
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