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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: 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: -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: 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: 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: 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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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 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 09:12 AM
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Question Knee Arthritis

I had an OATS surgery (cartilage transplant) done on my left knee 5 years ago to repair an articular cartilage tear I sustained from a skateboarding accident. My knee never got back to 100% performance wise, but I was pain free after full recovery. About 2 months ago I re-injured that cartilage...

bbock4‎, 11-14-2019 10:57 AM
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Ulnar pain

So I've got some medical questions regarding two areas of my left forearm on the ulnar palm facing side. The first is the tendony thing right below the actual wrist. If we flex this area, we can feel it. That is what is hurting first. The second is the muscle beneath that, closer to the middle of...

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Experiences with lifting and herniated disc

I was diagnosed with a herniated disc about a year ago (L5-S1) which caused a couple bouts of sciatica and some rough mobility for a few weeks here and there. I've been ok for a few months, but over the past week or so I started feeling the pain on the right side of by back again - no sciatica and...

brinylife‎, 12-28-2018 07:03 AM
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fixing S Shape back

Hey looking for some exercises or stretches to correct this, top of back is rounded and lower back is inwards causing belly to protrude... defo got it a few years back from bad form squats. always had niggling pains in lower back.. esp when walking, so would love to try and correct this if...

fendertele‎, Yesterday 06:51 PM
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Unhappy Training during FAI & labrum tear recovery

Have a femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and labral tear in the right hip, doctor said to completely stop all compound lifts and heavy loaded hip movements for 6 weeks minimum, will also be doing PT 2x a week. I don't want to completely stop glute and leg training for that long, has anyone had any...

fitfoxlifts‎, Yesterday 06:53 AM
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Left wrist hurts every morning when i wake up (tendonitis?)

Basically the pain is the worst in the very morning. It hurts to twist my hand and the pain is pretty severe. But then after a minute or so, the pain subsides and i can twist my hand and move it around more freely. It only feels a bit tight or hurts a little bit if i really stretch/twist it. I...

backinthegymbro‎, Yesterday 01:26 AM
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Unhappy Wrist pain from preacher curls/standing curls

I have noticed that the outsides of both wrists hurt after I do my preacher curls or standing curls I keep my wrist straight during the exercise is to the point of sharp pain when I bend my wrist back during daily activity any ideas on why this is occurring and how to prevent it from continuing

Rodeopig200‎, 11-15-2019 10:08 PM
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Arrow Backpain and sciatica 2 days after deadlift

This is the 2nd time this happened, exactly 2 days after my deadlift session I have sciatica when sitting or lying down (Pain radiating down 1 or both legs and in the lower back). Standing and walking feels better. Last week was the same issue, during the session I was fine, and the day after...

905letters‎, 11-16-2019 04:52 AM
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Unhappy Humerus Fracture - ORIF Surgery, Frustrated

Hello BB people. I happened to break my humerus 2 months back. Had to undergo an ORIF surgery. I am on physiotherapy now and trying to regain my full ROM. I had just started my journey in the fitness world about 2 years back. My journey has been marred by serious injuries 2 times and everytime...

Ironhide0991‎, 07-04-2014 03:50 AM
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No pain while lifting

I have read that one should not work out through the pain or it could lead to serious injury. I have some minor discomforts in my left elbow and right shoulder, but it doesn’t hurt while I’m bench pressing, curling, or whatever the case may be. I will notice it just in my everyday activities from...

hulkfan‎, 11-10-2019 09:59 AM
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Supraspinatus tendon tear Exercises

I am 44 yo Due to heave lifting I got Supraspinatus tendon tear in my right shoulder. I stopped training for around 8 months and started to get in bad shape which i dont want. I wonder if there is a training program that I can build my other muscles such as biceps, triceps, arms, chest,...

asmgx‎, 11-13-2019 11:13 PM
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Labrum Tear (SLAP Tear): My Experience

Wanted to do a write up on my experience with a labrum/SLAP tear since reading threads on BB helped me a lot as I was researching and trying to learn more. This is a long write up, but I want to be thorough. I know for me it really helped to read about others experiences, so I wanted to provide...

bbergsteinsson‎, 11-13-2019 10:53 PM
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Heart Problem after Bench Press Help!

Hey recently I was in the gym bench pressing 225 for 7 while off pre workout with 250mg of caffeine which was basically maxing out the most weight I could push. Nevertheless after my workout, I felt very out of breath and felt after if my heart was very weak. Not sure if it was the pre workout or...

Trd3928‎, 11-09-2019 01:51 PM
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How Long To Let Shoulder Heal

I have been lifting for a couple years now and never had any issues. But now I'm getting shoulder pain. Whenever I do bench or over the shoulder movements I get a popping and some pain in my shoulder. More toward the front than the top of the shoulder. It goes away when not lifting for the most...

TechBud13‎, 11-12-2019 11:50 AM
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Traps Spasm

Hey guys I've had trap spasms for like two weeks from like twisting the wrong way, i've tried like millions of stretches, massage therapy, muscle relaxants, ice, heat whatever but nothing seems to be doing anything. Can't lift with the stupid pain and not sure what do to? Anyone had this problem?

Towerworld‎, 11-05-2019 09:16 AM
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Mallet finger injury and pushups...

This is to the guys who've been through this mallet finger injury and was wondering if pushups are fine to do and if it isnt hurtful for recovery? ive been doing pushups and my fingers dont bend but i was wondering if doing pushups somehow impedes the recovery for mallet finger injuries. i ask just...

bigbluebolas‎, 11-12-2019 10:25 AM
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Cool Shoulder Bursitis

Hey everyone, This has probably already been asked however nothing like some fresh information! I’ve got bad bursitis in my right shoulder, it has been hanging around for the last 18 months. MRI has been done and everything else is intact. I have had 2 cortisone injections that did not...

benallan1‎, 11-12-2019 02:08 AM
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Back problems aka Bulged/Herniated Discs. My experience and advice.

I thought I would write a quick thread on my experiences with back pain, in the hope that others who have the same problem can read it and take some advice from it, as I think this issue is common with us BBers. Back Pain It has many causes I suppose, I'm no doctor but one thing is for sure...

bjc9‎, 03-10-2010 03:48 AM
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Clavicle Pain

I've been having some aching, intermittent clavicle pain when performing exercises such as incline press, lat pulldown, and bench press. I broke my clavicle two years ago, and I don't think this is the reason for my pain. The pain is generally around the middle region of the collarbone. Any one...

smallifter68‎, 11-04-2019 08:43 PM
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Pinched nerve or Herniated disc???? Squats ended me!!

Hi Guys. Sucks that my first thread is based around an injury but here goes.. This morning I did a decent warm up on quads, hamstring lower back and hip flexers. SQAUTS : Set 1= 80Kgs x 8 reps Set 2 = 110Kgs x 1 rep (felt uncomfortable so stretched a little more before continuing)

Louisflux‎, 11-11-2019 01:19 AM
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Numbness/needles after "wrist roller" forearm exercise

Can a “wrist roller” forearm exercise cause hand numbness? After I do a few sets, my forearm muscles are pumped and tight. I feel like they somehow squeeze/compress the radial or medial nerve which causes numbness and needles in my hand (the inner part of my wrist and thumb). I have that symptom...

ebleble‎, 11-10-2019 12:51 PM
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Unhappy Sharp pain then headache from leg press

I was at the gym doing leg press 3 days ago and everything was going perfectly fine but then I got a sharp pain in my head and got a headache straight away. It’s now been 3 days and it seems to have gone however I decided to masturbate and as soon as I did the headache came back. To check it wasn’t...

samrobo134‎, 11-09-2019 01:38 AM
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Heart Problem after Bench Press

Hey recently I've benched 225 for 7 while off pre workout which was basically pushing my limits to the max. Nevertheless after my workout, I felt very out of breath and felt after if my heart was very weak and was constantly racing. Not sure if it was the pre workout or pushing myself too hard cuz...

Trd3928‎, 11-09-2019 12:06 PM
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Front Squat causes sharp/searing pain in right shoulder

The pain only starts from front squatting. Cleaning, benching, deadlifting, and OHP cause no irritation which starts the pain. I had a problem similar to this except from my left shoulder about a month and a half ago. It started to go away eventually, I remember it was caused by just putting weight...

Tarroe‎, 11-09-2019 11:51 AM
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Need advice on shoulder tear

I did it...I ended up with a "low grade partial thickness articular surface tear of the supraspinatus". My shoulder has been bothering me for a few months so I went to Chiro and got an MRI. I'm taking some time off to recover and hopefully get back to the gym. I'd like to know from anyone who has...

misterblick‎, 11-08-2019 10:01 AM
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