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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 02:45 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 03:43 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 11:05 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 06:31 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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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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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: -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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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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Unhappy Long-term shoulder problem

Hi there! I could really use some advice/guidance on how to fix a long term issue I have had. The issue most likely stems from weightlifting at an early age - I was obsessed with bench-press and achieved 115KG 1RM at 15, shortly after I started getting muscle injuries in both my shoulders...

JayManCoe‎, 11-20-2017 07:01 PM
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Scapular Movement and Shoulder Health

Your scapulas are directly responsible for the health of your shoulder. It is something that is commonly taken for granted and I felt it deserved a little more attention. This isn’t the only factor for shoulder health, but it is a big one. The scapulas have 5 different movement planes. These...

davisj3537‎, 07-19-2014 05:51 PM
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Pain when deadlifting and barbell row on right side mid/lower back

Hey guys, this week I've noticed while doing both of these exercises that i get a sharp pain in my mid/lower back on my right side even when i do weights on the deadlift that are well below my max. Its kinda in line with the "bottom of my lat" but more inwards towards the spine, so id say somewhere...

gainoot‎, 11-17-2017 04:33 PM
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Weird pain between shoulder and triceps

Like the title says, whenever i do anything chest related I get this weird pain below my shoulder and above my triceps. The thing is that whenever I do anything shoulder/triceps related I don’t experience any pain or discomfort at all. If any of you have any ideas what it could be I would be...

doms12‎, 11-09-2017 03:51 AM
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Electric tingle in between bicep and tricep

I do a push, pull, leg split. On Saturday (back and biceps) I did 15 reps of 3 sets of standing and incline bench cable curls. The weight was heavy to where on my last few reps on the incline bench I had to arc my back and use other muscles. I felt fine and rested on Sunday. Today (chest,...

BlueBird55‎, 11-13-2017 03:08 PM
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Weight lifting after l4 fracture?

I was in a accident August 10 and mildly fractured my l4 vertebrae i was in the hospital for 3 days and was in a shell brace from day 2 up until about 2-3 weeks ago. I had a xray and its healed very well. I have been walking fine since about mid September or beginning of October and now i am...

sanchez1153‎, 11-16-2017 07:37 PM
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Unhappy Long-term shoulder problem

Hi there! I could really use some advice/guidance on how to fix a long term issue I have had. The issue most likely stems from weightlifting at an early age - I was obsessed with bench-press and achieved 115KG 1RM at 15, shortly after I started getting muscle injuries in both my shoulders...

JayManCoe‎, 11-20-2017 07:05 PM
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Question General Osteoarthritis Routien

Hi! I am a 32-year-old woman. I have been weight lifting for 12 years. I have osteoarthritis in multiple joints which is progressing pretty quickly. The majority of my pain is in my lower back, neck, upper back, shoulder and hips. I had a trainer which helped me with working around my lower back...

msnoelnicole‎, 11-19-2017 03:37 PM
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Shoulder Problem (Please Help)

Recently, whenever I gone to lift my shoulder has been giving out on me specifically when it is overhead. Whether it's overhead press or even lat pull downs the problems finds a way to flare up. The best way I can describe it is that it feels like someone is pulling a square peg out of a round...

Groo‎, 11-21-2017 07:10 PM
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Pulled muscle in lower stomach?

My old situp bench blew out after many years of usage and I bought a new one that is "bowed". I really liked using it until I noticed what feels like a pulled muscle in my lower stomach on the right side. In a way, it feels like a groin pull, but not as severe a pain. Has anyone had this happen...

Texasagman‎, 11-21-2017 09:23 AM
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Arrow How much spine, tendons etc can hold with no(spine) or less(ligaments etc) pressure?

I was training for half a year before, I left gym because of risk of spine problems, I just saw how my friend got some of such problems. Now I want to start a new program, which 1) will be without vertical spine pressure, legs will be trained with isolation movements, (leg extensions, reverse...

johndoe14270‎, 11-22-2017 03:37 PM
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does twisting while wiping make bulging disc worse?

i put my leg up on the wall and twist my spine to wipe my butt and even grab my side to twist even more (not sure if anyone does this) so i can wipe my dirty anus and buttcheeks. im wondering if this will make my bulging disc worse and if so confirms bulging/herniated discs as the worst f***ing...

BangDingOw‎, 11-21-2017 11:24 PM
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Knee pain resulting from Orthotics?

I recently acquired new Orthotics, not the bogus over the counter generic ones, but some custom-fit x-rayed fancy shmancy ones. It was to fix my feet which were not giving proper arch support and what not. Since wearing them (every day at work for about 8-10 hours) i've been encountering knee pain...

BigLoughlin‎, 04-24-2012 01:45 PM
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Unhappy broken humorous recovery (arm wrestling accident)

I broke my humorous bone in my right arm about 3 weeks ago, Sept. 13th, and I have to say its been very depressing ever since. I was the strongest id ever been in my life before hand, making excellent gains in size and strength before suffering this injury. I broke it arm wrestling (yeah i know...

bucknut22‎, 09-29-2008 09:13 PM
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Shoulder Labrum Tear & PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)

Hi all, I've been suffering from a labrum tear for a year. I've tried various PT treatments and it didn't help (not surprising really), but as my tear seems to be small and as I'm not in pain unless I do a few very particular move, I wanted to give my body a chance to naturally recover (I'm 43,...

ushox‎, 11-21-2017 09:32 PM
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Difficulty activating lower trapezius

My upper traps always want to take over when I do any sort of variation of the Y. I also have a lack of mobility so I can't get completely overhead while doing the Y. I've been dealing with a lot of issues: Tight neck/traps/external rotators/pec/ rhomboids: all of the left side. Been going...

Ecto9783‎, 11-17-2017 10:33 AM
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Exclamation What is this shoulder pain and when should I resume lifting?

Hi Last Thursday I was doing my shoulder workout at the gym, it felt great! I've had problems with my left shoulder since day one but it's gotten much better since I started working out the rotator cuff. However, last Thursday I decided to end my session with a killer rotator cuff session... and...

Moonrays‎, 11-20-2017 07:28 AM
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Heel pain?

Hello! I'm just starting out in my fitness journey. I'm a fairly large gal, and one thing that I've noticed since I started doing cardio. My left heel, at each side and directly on the bottom, have horrible shooting pains. I know it's NOT a heel spur (I've had the x-ray to verify). I noticed...

MrsWifey‎, 01-27-2010 08:40 PM
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How to straightened unbalanced legs?

What leg exercises should I do to straighten my twisted legs where the thighs bend inward but the shins and calves bend outwards? What muscle part should I target and should I avoid ? I cant add the link yet, so if you can just join the two lines below, it will become a link to my leg photo. ...

acemanrony111‎, 11-16-2017 09:12 PM
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TFCC and/or DRUJ

Has anyone with problems with the TFCC or DRUJ found wrist wraps useful? For bench press? Which wraps specifically if they did help (link?) I cant do a pullup, pushup or supinate or pronate my hand without pain. Immobilizing it actually made it about a thousand times worse. At this point I cant...

000new000‎, 11-04-2015 09:54 PM
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Bodybuilding after heart bypass surgery

Hi guys: I am soon to undergo heart bypass surgery and I was wondering if you older guys,(like myself) have ran into any bodybuilders that have gotten back into good shape after the surgery. I know that Danny Padilla and Boyer Coe have had the surgery but I can't find anything telling me if...

josh jr‎, 01-14-2005 03:39 PM
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Shoulder pain mainly during chest workout?

So guys, I get quite bad shoulder pain when performing a lot of excercises. This is mainly when training chest but I feel a twinge in my shoulder when performing dumbbell press, bench press, flies, dips, press ups, etc. I can’t really describe where abouts in my shoulder it is but it’s somewhat...

Jingham12‎, 11-18-2017 05:52 AM
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Neck pain when i move my head forward or back too much, should i skip gym?

So yesterday at biolog class I realized my neck hurts if i move it too much front or back. Like if I try to imitate an exaggerated version of ''Forward head posture'' my neck/upper back hurts, if I move back my neck i can also feel some pain. I should also say that when i move my arms it seems like...

Rocksolid00‎, 11-17-2017 11:15 AM
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Dislocated shoulder issues help.

Hello, To make a long story short, for about ten years ago i first dislocated my left shoulder/arm when I played soccer, then it has happend a few times after that when playing soccer and now recently a few times when in the gym doing overhead stuffs which causes too much tension to the...

jaymie95‎, 11-16-2017 06:11 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: http://shoulderpaininfo.com/shoulderACOsteolysis.html . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 08:06 PM
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