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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: 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: 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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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: 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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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: -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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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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Constant gym injuries?

Ive been going to the gym for about a year now but over the past few months have picked up a few injuries which include. Knee pain (feels like tendonities) Elbow Pain (Same as knee) Rib subuxulation. It started with my elbows hurting just the right one so i cut out heavu triceps exercise...

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Dreads, my left shoulder up one inch higher, broken left clavicle as a kid

Hi guys. Just today when I lowered my dead, I did it slowly, and confirmed that the right side, hits one inch before the left, and I noticed my bar is titled slightly. Also my left shoulder is pushed in, up, and back a bit. a tad. My shoulder is basically not in the proper position, it's hard...

l337g0g0‎, 04-23-2018 11:05 AM
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Bone spur on neck - My experience and advice

Hello everyone! English is not my native language, so, sorry for the mistakes i will make. I´m here to tell you about my painful experience of having a bone spur on my neck, and with the hope i can give some advice and also some hope in the end of the tunnel. I had a motorcycle accident...

MadCookie‎, 04-20-2018 02:39 AM
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Head Throbbing During Cardio

I️ don’t think I’m dehydrated but whenever I️ run or even casually walk up a set of stairs my head starts to throb. I️ really love cycling and it isn’t an issue during that, only when I️ “stand up” on the pedals then my head begins to throb as well. Not sure if this has something to do with my...

oriamB‎, Yesterday 08:28 AM
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Scheuermann disease and resistance training

So... i had back pain from doing deadlifts.... everyone said it was just poor form... but i saw a sports doctor who recommended an mri and xray... these revealed a mild case of scheuermanns disease... a wedging of my lower lumber vertebrae... So anyway... hard to find any information on this...

dustman007‎, Yesterday 06:38 AM
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Injured lower back squatting

Oh the pain. Hadn't squatted in awhile. Arched back (poked butt up ). Aghh on the second rep. Light weights, didn't matter. I just read the write up on squats. "can herniate disk". Transitions are terrible - getting out of bed, especially.

27MinuteMiracle‎, 04-23-2018 11:41 PM
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Ill try and make this short at the age of 21, with 2 1/2 years of working out i experienced vertigo. Its been two years since ive worked out because of the issues im having the issues i am having are only due from after working out, which obviously i rarley work out now. Anyways. I am...

stationary1987‎, 04-08-2018 07:27 PM
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How long do tendon injuries take to heal?

On Feb 1 of this year, I was doing wrist curls (probably with too much weight). As I was lowering, my forceps muscle failed temporarily and then re-engaged millimeters later. I instantly felt an instant pain in a flexor tendon. A doctor said it's nothing serious. It's a lot better than it was,...

madsalts‎, 04-23-2018 05:48 PM
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Any Chiari Malformations out there?

I was diagnosed about 8 months ago. I've started working out 4 months ago and haven't had any bad headaches from it until recently. I did 1 set of db curls at the gym the other day and had to quit my workout due to feeling like someone hit me in the head with a hammer. I haven't been able workout...

Scotty2Tees‎, 08-05-2012 12:01 PM
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Intercostal muscle strain recovery suggestions

I joined the forum because after some Google searching I found a lot of threads on here about intercostal muscle injuries. I just wanted to ask if anyone can suggest what specific exercises to avoid and which ones are still okay until complete recovery. I pulled the intercostals on my right...

onemonk909‎, 06-22-2016 11:36 AM
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How long should I wait to barbell squat with a hurt knee

A couple days ago I made the mistake of not stretching and hurt my left knee for the first time doing a barbell squat (it may have also been caused due to improper form). How long should I wait until I start doing barbell squats, I only have slight pain when I squat down and it’s not swollen but it...

Kyle10101‎, 04-22-2018 12:10 PM
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S****osis/Scheuermann's disease Routine

hi, I have minimal experience weightlifting. I have somewhat of a base attributed to sports/bodyweight exercises. I have been diagnosed 4 years ago with S****osis and Scheuermann's disease. My case is not severe but its probably a little more then mild, I experience discomfort thruout most of...

sctyd‎, 01-11-2011 02:58 PM
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Sprained Wrist

I sprained my wrist a few weeks taking a fall as I was hiking (landed on some rocks). Unfortunately my wrist was sprained and ankle was a bit roughed up but that is much better. I've mostly been doing cardio since my wrist is in pain. Its been about 3 weeks. Any tips of how long I should wait for...

ueatgoodfood‎, 04-22-2018 07:51 PM
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OUCH - Knots in shin muscle

Hey folks, This is my first post on the forums, so I hope I am posting in the right place. I started working out in April of this year (after becoming overweight and very inactive for about 4 years). In the beginning, i was taking it easy because I am without health insurance right now. I...

KevinSK‎, 08-13-2011 08:56 PM
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Unhappy Winged scapula help

Guys this **** is so depressing, i've tried every exercise on the internet and nothing seems to be helping. My physio corrected my neck pain and posture, but the winging is still there and I really don't know what to do. I've lost all mind muscle connection on the right side of my whole body,...

zeeboy54‎, 04-17-2018 05:10 AM
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Unhappy My body is broken.

I have so much pain and mechanical dysfunction with my body that is ruining any joy in my life. 90% of my time daily is spent in anger caused by the different associated discomfort or pain I feel; the other 10% which relief is provided is during the rehabilitation exercises I perform. I've seen...

SlowAnSteady‎, 04-21-2018 11:11 AM
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Not sure if its an injury...

So im only 15 , and I go to the gym almost everyday , except sunday because too many people. And today i was doing dumbell press with 22kg like 10reps. It was at the end of my session , I was in there for like 2hours and I was thinking going home after this set. I got 24kg and I was aiming for at...

tsachev‎, 04-20-2018 01:54 PM
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Pain in hands/wrists but nowhere else.

I've started weightlifting after years of absence and I notice when I lift my dumbbells the following day my wrists are in quite a bit of pain. I usually do about 15-20 reps with my dumbbells, so they can't be too heavy. I'll take a 2 day rest to wait for my wrists to fully recover but even that...

vovine‎, 04-20-2018 08:55 AM
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First Time Shoulder Dislocation: Surgery or PT?

So about 3 weeks ago I went through the painful experience of having an Anterior Shoulder Dislocation during a ski accident. After about 3 hours the shoulder was popped back into place. I wore a sling for about a week and now have just been taking it easy on it for the last 2 weeks. It feels pretty...

logangetter‎, 04-17-2018 05:26 PM
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Rotator cuff pain

Last few weeks I’ve been getting rotator cuff pain in my right shoulder, particularly with pull downs, but was also there on chest press and flies last night. The pull downs really irritate it. Should I forget pull downs until it stops hurting, or go light?

BecomingSmaller‎, 04-19-2018 07:14 AM
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Labrum tear (SLAP) - safe exercises

What exercises are still safe to perform? My PT told me to continue doing light horizontal presses with low volume, but nothing above my head. Lateral raises and vertical pulls are also out. I can still do the bench press with decent weight, but can't manage to do two pushups before my shoulder...

Nelg1993‎, 04-19-2018 12:48 AM
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Flu-like symptoms after working out dormant muscles

Hi everyone, So the other day I did a push workout, but did it properly and got a pump- which I've never done before in my life. I have a super weak upper body to the point of neck problems, just so you have an idea of just how unused the muscles in that area are. After getting a good pump...

BillieGates‎, 04-19-2018 07:03 PM
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Do squats affect the rhomboid?

Kinda strained my rhomboid 3 days ago as a result of standing for 5 hours with really bad posture. Couldn't find anything on whether or not I should lighten certain workouts. See, it's not like a bad muscle tear but more like a knot that won't go away so I'm not really taking care of it, was gonna...

wmspk001‎, 04-19-2018 03:36 AM
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Butt bone and sit ups

This has probably been addressed somewhere along the way but my problem is I guess a little unique. I lost a ton of weight with bypass surgery. A lot came off the back side leaving me with no butt. I have joined a high intensity cardio workout studio to help reshape my body and get my belly and...

krystalquillen‎, 04-16-2018 07:44 PM
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Stretching Routine??

Hey guys, Sorry if this is beaten to death, but does anyone have any resources/links to useful stretching routines or related info? I've always been an athlete through schooling and, now that I'm out, I wanted to look more into stretching and active recovery and how that affects weight...

mmazz21‎, 04-18-2018 12:01 PM
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