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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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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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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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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: 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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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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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 08:12 AM
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Pain in knee

I get pain in my left knee when i squat with weights. But it is normal when i walk or run , But feel a bit painful when i climb the stairs and stress my left knee.

Cooper15596‎, Yesterday 04:24 AM
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Stiff back from workout

Hey everyone! I got a stiff lower back and the pain is killing me . It happened cause i lifted weights after a long time. The pain is there for the past week and i am not able to continue my routine workout. Can anyone give me a solution.

Cooper15596‎, Yesterday 04:05 AM
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So does the VMO affect patellar tracking or what?

All over the internet is conflicting advice regarding this topic, it makes me wonder what to believe. Ive been having patellar tracking problems lately... in fact my right knee has always been pretty 'clicky' for as long as I can remember, but has been a bit worse in recent months. I can feel...

ReboundReps‎, 08-10-2020 07:49 AM
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Should I Pause My Weight Loss Diet While I Recover?

So the first week into my weight loss diet I injured my elbow doing curls (didn't properly warm up!). I assume cutting without lifting weights can compromise extra muscle so should I pause my diet for a week or so as I recover to preserve as much muscle as I can during this time?

SmashBasket‎, 08-09-2020 09:35 PM
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Unhappy Lower back hurts

Good morning, So I've been dealing with a little bit of back pain and was wondering if anyone knows of a fix. Once or twice a day I'll feel a bit of a tug, but nothing too crazy, but when I get into the gym and squat/dead lift or maybe one or two other lifts that's when it hurts. I do not feel...

Peyton08‎, 08-07-2020 05:49 AM
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Muscle laceration

Hello, Im 23, was in the best shape of my life 7-8% bodyfat, aesthetic, functional, strong, 6 days a week 2 hours a day the last years… Suffered deeps wounds from glass on my right triceps, muscle laceration, severe blood loss, went into hypovolemic shock. Now im recovering from anemia and from the...

diogodavidm‎, 08-06-2020 12:39 PM
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Wrist pain in the back/middle of my left wrist, very curious...

It's kind-of on and off depending on how many days I rest between workouts. It tends to usually be a very mild pain that I can notice in-particular if I pull on my wrist (bringing my fingers towards the wrist on the palm side). I recently took a week off and a few weeks with lighter weights and...

DukeOvilla‎, 08-02-2020 05:20 PM
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Elbow sleeves for elbow pain?

I've seen people at the gym wear elbow and knee sleeves for as long as I can remember but never paid it much mind. But now I'm starting to get elbow pain the day after a bicep curl workout. Will something like Stoic Elbow Sleeves help with this? I've come across "compression" sleeves also but not...

SmashBasket‎, 08-01-2020 08:48 PM
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Severe elbow pain from benching, overhead press and triceps isolation exercises?

I’ve had this elbow issue for a while in my right arm, working through the pain, using a tennis elbow strap, elbow sleeve, wraps, etc. But recently these “fixes” have not helped at all and the pain has gotten to the point where it has gotten unbearable. Even warm up sets on the bench and overhead...

redmchalo‎, 07-24-2020 07:02 PM
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How to work out with sciatica?

I have herniated l3-l4, l4-l5 since 4 years. I did the physio and followed up with sports regimen, and everything was okay. Lately I got an acute episode of sciatica with some numbness in my left leg. I'm doing stretches, and I'm laying off for 10 days. I invested in a back support belt I'm...

Splitlivez‎, 07-24-2020 02:25 PM
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Probably triceps tendon tear?

Hi,im 29 years old guy, last week I was working out with triceps pressdown with 36kg, ive been hitting the gym for 3 month in order to lose fat because im overweight guy. When I pushed it down after a few reps i felt a very sharp pain on my chest, my both shoulders were hurting like there is no...

StanicEnemy‎, 09-03-2019 12:23 PM
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Arrow Pec strain? Wat do

Yesterday, doing parallel bar dips I suddenly felt a dull pain in my left pec. Afterwards, I couldn't even bench 2kg dumbbells without pain. Today, no bruising or noticed any swelling. After some stretching (no pain from full-range stretching) and massage I worked up to 10kg full-range...

ridge_forrester‎, 07-22-2020 04:39 AM
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neck strain?

Hey - so last night as I was laying my head down on my pillow and kind of jerked a little too far backwards and now, the morning after, I'm still feeling discomfort from it. It feels like there's a lump in my throat as if you're choking up and going to cry. I don't think I heard a popping sound and...

ikonik7‎, 07-22-2020 05:43 AM
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Anyone had slight numbess on entire side of body?

I have spoken to a medic on the phone using the UK's 111 service who has ruled out serious stuff this can be a precursor to like a stroke. It's very subtle but I can feel a hint of numbness on the edge area for the whole length of the right side of my body. Starting on the side of my head...

ComeOnFFS‎, 07-21-2020 11:12 PM
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Chronic mid and upper back pain

Hello everyone, I have been dealing with chronic back pain for over four years now. I am a 27 year old male from Canada, around 6 feet tall and 240 lbs, and I have experienced tightness in my mid and upper back between the shoulder blades and I always have the urge to pop it. Once I pop my...

Wardzig1993‎, 07-05-2020 08:57 AM
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Question Shoulder pain

So I got a scan on my right shoulder because ive had problem for almost a year, it showed no damage on my shoulder or rotatorcuff the doctor said it could be mobility issues and I went to a specialist for help but its not really working. I get very tight in my shoulder/upper trap after I have been...

Tom9111‎, 07-01-2020 01:20 PM
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I have 2 Inguinal hernias

I was diagnosed Monday with 2 inguinal hernias. After my ultrasound I went and saw my doctor. He wants to use a mesh to repair it and the surgery itself will be robotic The one on the left is more pronounced and causes lots of pain. Questionsfor those who have gone through this- did you...

FrankCostanza‎, 06-17-2020 05:35 AM
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Benching after shoulder dislocation

I dislocated my shoulder 4 weeks ago and am just getting back into lifting (mostly calisthenics so far). I can't bring the bar to my chest without pain (even with no weight), but don't have too much trouble with pushups oddly enough. I was benching 3 plates before this and am wondering if I can...

JonMcD96‎, 07-21-2020 06:34 PM
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Sporadic Shooting Pains in Thigh

After the quarantine ended, I realized I had lost a lot of strength staying at home and so for the past two months have worked out an average of 5 days a week. Also, I didn't used to work my legs with much consistency or dedication, but this time I've been squatting and deadlifting every single...

EliKoehn‎, 07-21-2020 02:39 PM
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Lower back pain after a year, gets worse

17M Squatted wrong for like a month or so with bent back and my back got bad, so I stopped with squatting. Was not as big deal then, but now because of corona I sat a lot inside and my back got worse. Cant do simple ab exercise since I feel it in my back, cant walk with good posture and...

Simen2360‎, 07-21-2020 09:19 AM
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Spinatus Shoulder Tear

Hey, I have a question. does a small tear in the spinatus shoulder, can recover without surgery? i wont write a letter in here, so ill make it short ( so it wont be long ). I have a tear for 8~9 months, did physioteraphy, didnt help, ill have another theraphy in 1.5month~2 months. the...

ShoulderTear‎, 07-14-2020 02:25 PM
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Question I had surgery, now my knee hurts

Hi guys! A year ago I had a scoliosis surgery, but luckily I recovered very well. But strangely after three months of it, my right knee hurts a little when I angle it more than 90 °. I talked to the doctor and he said that it is normal, that this "is my body adapting to the new posture". Should I...

GaburieruR‎, 07-16-2020 09:29 AM
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Stiff/Numb hands

Every morning I wake up with this stiffness in my hands and it is a little difficult to make a fist. Also, during the day, my hands feel a little numb. It's been like this for 3 days now. Note that, prior to this, I was doing barbell curls and it my forearms would hurt really bad, so I switched...

AndyBendy‎, 07-15-2020 12:10 AM
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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 Persists, anyone have first hand experience?

I've been weight lifting for years, primarily using Power Lifting techniques and routines at first, and more recently moving to Bodybuilding style techniques and routines. There had been several incidents in the past where I would hurt my right shoulder up in the clavicle area - and I've figured...

homegymer‎, 05-28-2020 08:50 AM
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