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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: 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

anonymous‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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stab pain to back of calve

Hello so I had an ankle open reduction fixation a years ago and every now and then a day or 2 after working out my legs i wake up during my sleep with a stabbing pain to the bank of my left calve. I don't know if its due to the operation I had but its on the same leg that I had an operation on. Its...

ozm8ey‎, 01-13-2019 05:26 PM
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Question How do you deal with it?

Hey guys! I´m doing some research and would really appreciated if you guys be open-minded to answer some questions to help me, please? 1 As an athlete, when injured, what frustrates you? 2 As an athlete, when injured, what stresses you out? 3 As an athlete, when injured, what keeps you...

RuxandraP‎, 01-14-2019 09:09 AM
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Post Slight but annoying pain at the top of my Right Hamstring

I have been having this weird pain at the top of my hamstring. It is hard to pinpoint, i think it is deeper in my hammy. It has been going on for few months but has not really gotten worse. It doesnt affect my performance and while i start to workout it goes away and usually stays away for a few...

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Shoulder pain - What is it likely to be?

Started feeling some pain in my right shoulder recently. It is at that stage where I can still lift heavy, but there is a niggle there, and I get mild pain in certain situations when I am not lifting. Looked around on the internet at different tests to see what it might be, but still not...

Aguisa92‎, 01-15-2019 12:02 PM
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Can you help me identify where this pain is coming from?

I was doing an ass to grass, squat stretch (sitting in this position)...whicle bringing my arms up to stretch the spine...when I felt a sharp pain in my groin area. I initially thought it was a groin pull/strain but I dont have any pain on the inside of the thighs but rather, the pain seems to be...

kwitel‎, 01-15-2019 04:57 PM
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Dry needling today

I got dry needling done today. My T 5 and rib have been out of alignment for a few months. I've seen 3 chiropractors and a few therapists. They all say that there is too much swelling and a knot and that is why the vertebra won't release/adjust. I'm hoping this works. Next step would be looking...

Jeff Rocker‎, 01-14-2019 08:47 PM
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Exclamation Pain in Left Thoracic Back which Radiates to Left Rib - HELP!

About 3 months ago I developed a pain in my left thoracic back. This pain starts at the left thoracic and radiates to the left side of my ribs. The pain came out of nowhere I don't recall injuring or doing anything that may have started the pain. So far I have gotten am xray and blood test and...

swole0ne‎, 01-14-2019 12:40 PM
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bone shoulder contusion and training

Hey, I know you guys will not want to really answer this, but I hurt my should and have a slight bone shoulder contusion from playing hockey. It's on the top of the shoulder. I was told it could take awhile to heel completely

rlefebvr‎, 01-11-2019 03:31 PM
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Exclamation Rib injury keeps coming back.

I injured the right side of my ribs somehow not sure from what exercise, but the leg press particularly feels like it's putting more strain on this rib injury i have gotten, even using proper form.. the pain becomes worse after ive finished my workout and my mobility is limited, it connects from...

milfhunter11‎, 01-14-2019 11:56 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: . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 08:06 PM
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chronic neck pain from working out!

Hey everyone. I've been working out for a few years now - about maybe 4-5 years and around last April or so the back of my neck started hurting when doing almost anything - bicep curls, pull ups, shoudler press, benching. The pain isn't a sharp shooting pain like the other neck pain posts talk...

mdinfamy‎, 09-27-2009 12:03 PM
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Can nerve pain caused by inguinal hernia obstruct weight lifting after a year?

Hi Everyone... About 9 months ago, I had an inguinal hernia in the right-hand side caused by weight lifting. After a month I did my surgery which was done laparoscopically. I consulted my surgeon and we agreed that I can return to light exercising after a week of the surgery. For the first two...

mikekalmaan‎, 01-15-2019 06:16 PM
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Legs burning for 3+ weeks

Quick little background. 37 year old male, 5’10 180 lb. Did a Bod Pod last month to gauge my body fat % before starting back on this journey called fitness. Came back at 29% body fat. Haven’t lifted since college. I ran a few 5ks last summer, with almost no practice, and ran around 29 minutes....

henrydavis8‎, 01-14-2019 01:11 PM
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Bicep pain only felt during pull ups?

Hey everyone, wondering if anyone can help me with this problem. Currently I haven't been lifting any weights in 7 months due to another lower body injury. So I started doing pull ups about a month ago for the first time and on 11/30/18 I felt pain in my left bicep kind of directly in the middle...

jagsfan05‎, 12-18-2018 04:25 PM
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Beginner DOMS or possible tendon damage?

Hi all, First off, a big thank you to anybody who takes the time to read and reply. I appreciate it. I've looked at the FAQ's but feel it doesn't cover my issue / experience as the inflammatory I'm getting is not from curls and I would appreciate some advice. I can't find an exact duplicate for...

TheWho93‎, 01-15-2019 11:36 AM
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Shoulder pain/squats

I recently tried improving my form on squats from watching youtube videos. Been trying to keep my wrists straight with a narrower grip. I've also been using the cue elbows up instead of the elbows down and in like I learned from Rippletoes book. Got pain in my left shoulder with a warmup...

sqal‎, 01-13-2019 02:40 AM
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Barbell curls causing pain In the back

I have noticed barbell curls causing me pain around my shoulder blades the best way to describe the pain would be a sharp pinch or almost like a needle being pressed into it, the exact spot I am not sure what it is but it seems to feel like it is underneath my traps and hurts when I pull my...

tom2003‎, 01-15-2019 09:40 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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Pinched Nerve in traps/neck - muscle atrophy in tricepts

Merry Christmas all! Was wondering if anyone has dealt with severe pinched nerves in the traps-neck. I went to a orthopedic Dr and ruled out bulging discs in the neck or bone spurs etc... there’s no issues with my shoulder rotator either. He referred me to a physical therapist which I have...

JimboRice‎, 12-25-2018 12:48 PM
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Low bar squat elbow pain

So I'm getting elbow pain from low bar squats, moslt likely due to shoulder mobility..because it does suck. Soo far I've widen my grip and added chalk to my upper back. Besides shoulder dislocations what kind of shoulder mobility exercise will help me?

tommy4life‎, 01-11-2019 12:36 AM
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Does this sound like a neck strain?

Hi everyone, I know people will say go to a Dr. but I just wanted some opinions before I make more than it actually is. A few days ago, I was adjusting myself in the chair (non workout injury), and I experienced a similar motion to whiplash. My head jerked forward and I also heard a crack noise...

ikonik7‎, 01-12-2019 04:42 PM
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Subluxing Ulnar Nerve - Popping Nerve in Elbow

Hi, I have subluxing ulnar nerves in both of my elbows, not caused by injury just the way they have always been. When I stretch my arm past 90° like touch my shoulder with my fingers the ulnar nerve that runs along your arm through your elbow and into your hand will pop out of the groove in the...

subluxed‎, 01-12-2019 05:00 AM
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Torn thigh muscle

I'm doing a 3 day total body workout. Monday is 4 sets of 8's Wednesday is 5x5 and Friday is 3x12. Monday I squatss @ 200 no problems I do high bar squats and hit just above parallel. Wednesday I did deadlifts l pulled 210 again no problem. Friday on my first set first rep I felt something in my...

GRob65‎, 01-11-2019 12:23 PM
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Dizzy and sick from above shoulder exercises?

I am just wondering if anybody else has this problem and what the cause is. It happens when I do almost any exercise above my shoulders. The other day I was doing wide grip pull ups and when I got done I felt like I was going to pass out. I always feel like throwing up after pull downs and even...

JennAtkins‎, 01-18-2009 07:38 PM
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Chest Pain persists months after Seated chest presses

So I want to start off saying that im not a person who goes regularly to the gym. This issue started happening when after one or two weeks of going to the gym regularly i decided to do some seated chest presses on those machines. I think i was quite dumb but i saw a video on youtube saying that if...

claudiogeorge‎, 01-11-2019 09:35 AM
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