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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: 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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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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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: 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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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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IT Band Snapping/Moving Out of Place

I have had this reoccurring problem for the past few years and continually ignored it but now through significantly neglecting training legs I desperately need to get back into form. Whenever I do any form of exercise which requires me to repeatedly bend the knee, my IT band eventually starts...

JamesLloyd94‎, Today 07:04 AM
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Knee/Patella issue - Injection as treatment? (Sodium Hyaluronate)

Hi all, I'm not a massive body builder or runner - I do moderate amounts of both. Just trying to get some advice from various people in the fitness world :). I got back from an appointment with my doctor to discuss an MRI on my left knee. Turns out there is a bit of damage to the cartilage...

samcana‎, Today 06:06 AM
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Unhappy Noob in desperate need of guidance

Hi guys, I'm fairly new to bodybuilding, know some basics but not an expert by any means as the title suggests lol. Anyway, to the point, As of recent I've been having shoulder pain when I do bench press. It was always there slightly and I ignored it but as of recent I can barely bench 10kg...

eatsleeprepeat1‎, Today 01:52 AM
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Artificial disc replacement

I'm debating how soon to have a artificial disc put in at l5/s1. I've been out of the gym for over a year and it's just getting worse at this point? Does anyone have experience with adr surgery? If so, how was recovery? And, are you back at it?

Smartpart‎, 10-01-2011 06:51 PM
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Pullups - Tingling pressure between fingers

While looking to perform pull-ups, I get a tingling pressure (a little painful, sort of shocking) that seems to go around the inside of my middle finger between it and the ring finger just above the knuckle. This is only on my left hand. I feel this when I grip the bar and have all my weight...

zack9292‎, Yesterday 07:26 PM
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Heavily bruised thigh

Hi, one week ago I was playing football. I felt like I pulled a groin muscle. It was painful for about 3 days but thankfully the pain went, there was no bruising. 5 days after this happened I now have bruising which seems to have spread along the inside of my thigh. Strangely I no longer have...

londongent25‎, 04-23-2017 06:00 AM
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Internal shoulder pain , short abductor pain.

Hello everyone! I play basketball a lot and most of my injuries are due to basketball. It's been a while since I started feeling some pain between my leg(short abductor) and my shoulder (internally), can someone give me some advice about exercise that I should do to heal my self? Please.

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Wasn't sure where to post this but here goes. I've been experiencing some pain and tenderness in the the tendons of my arms and I think it may be a case of tendonitis. Not sure how serious this is. The pain seems to start in my shoulders and goes down the back of my arm and into my forearms. ...

Antigravity‎, 04-11-2002 12:24 PM
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Talking Injuring my knees constantly, cheap alternative for home treadmill?

I have injured the muscles surrounding my knees 3 times in the last year from cardio on my home treadmill. I was out for 3 months recovering, but structurally my knees have no damage, just the tissue. Apparently, my knees suck! Any suggestion for a cheap and small cardio replacement machine that is...

Brian91920‎, Yesterday 08:30 AM
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Right Inguinal Ligament Swelling

About 3 weeks ago Sat. I was doing a leg/abs workout when I got hurt. I did squats, leg press, calf raises, leg curls and extensions, and felt fine after doing these exercises. I moved on to hanging straight leg raises after leg wo and I felt a sharp pain on both sides but mostly on upper inguinal...

AdamMarley17‎, 05-02-2010 01:58 PM
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Seriously Overactive upper trapezius help will be appreciated!!

I have been suffering from overactive upper traps since 2013 now. Basically I feel like my upper traps do all the work in my upper body. Rows, bench press, guitar playing, almost everything makes my upper traps super pumped up. Most disturbing part is that my upper traps have grown...

OllieFIN‎, 04-23-2017 11:06 AM
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injured from dropping deadlifts?

i went to an orthopedic doctor a week or two ago and he said my clavicle bone is slightly seperated. Could this have been caused from dropping my deadlifts because i cant think of any other way this could have happened?

BangDingOw‎, 04-23-2017 01:41 PM
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Question Shoulder pain every time i work shoulders, why?? Thanks

Every time i do shoulders at the gym i end up injuring my shoulders. I like to think my form for OHP, dumbbell press etc. is good however every time i do a set i get a pain in my shoulders like they are 'grinding'. A couple days after they will be fine and will not hurt. They don't get injured...

basketballer99‎, 04-22-2017 09:36 AM
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headache when working out

Hey guys i have been lifting for about 2 years solid and have made some good gains, but recently when i workout i get a throbing headache. This headache seems to only come about when i am lifting heavy, if i lift only at about 60% it does not bother me. The pain is unbearable, it feels like my head...

mattsask‎, 02-12-2009 04:43 PM
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Angry Patella feel like "giving way" torn ACL?

So for the past week I've noticed that my right knee has become weaker. Especially over the last two or three days I can feel like my knee is going to "give way" at times. It's behind the knee cap. Normally when I walk and have my leg extended out I'll feel the weakness and discomfort. If my...

eXiilez‎, 04-22-2017 10:03 PM
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scapula pain fokin weird

I can't even recreate it really. it's just been hurting near the edge of my trap earlier, and near the bottom of the scapula when my arm is raised near the end of it's point. I was moving around in my chair and basically did a dip with my elbows into the arm rests, and it hurt some there. it also...

Kubensis21‎, 04-22-2017 08:19 PM
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Long Thoracic Nerve Injury: What should and shouldn't I do.

Age: 22 Weight: 190 (205 before time off from gym) Before this injury came about, I was doing the standard beginner lifts (Squats, Deads, Bench, Rows, Presses) with increases on the loads every week. After the injury to the nerve, I continued doing my lifts as if nothing was wrong for nearly...

pantallica00‎, 10-22-2013 02:01 PM
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"Popping sternum"

Every morning when I wake up, my sternum is slightly sore and stiff. If I stretch my chest, my sternum makes a "crack" or "pops", and the stiffness and mild soreness are instantly gone. I am able to pop my sternum at least twice a day, usually after I have been sitting for a long period of...

Fett‎, 07-23-2003 12:24 PM
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Biceps/front delt injury from pull ups. Why and what to do about pain?

I was doing heavy wide grip pull ups for 5-7 reps and on the first set/rep, I developed a sharp pain in my right biceps through the entire muscle, from the elbow to where it inserts into the front delt. I had to stop right away and went to see if I could do wide grip lat pulldowns. I tried to do 1...

redmchalo‎, 04-22-2017 03:59 PM
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Unhappy Complete Rhomboid Tear

What's good, guys... Straight to the point, tore my rhomboid major right off my scapula about a year and a half ago... Given the runaround since (pt, misdiagnosis after misdiagnosis, EMG, MRI, etc.). Happened during a normal set of close grip pulldowns... Finally, had open reattachment...

rob426hz‎, 08-25-2011 03:47 AM
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Recovery after Wrist Fracture

I had a wrist fracture (left distal radius) last summer at the end of May. It has been 11 months and I still feel pain in my wrist. When i try to do press-ups, my elbow is unable to lock and there is a nagging pain on the boundary of my wrist. I have been unable to lift properly i.e. doing...

moaasim‎, 04-22-2017 05:31 AM
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Long thoracic nerve damage

I would just like to preface I am not seeking anyones sympathy, just simply sharing and giving insight on what I have been dealing with within recent time. I've been battling with severe long thoracic nerve damage/scapular winging for about 2-3 years now that has progressively gotten worse and...

Eddieb563‎, 04-10-2015 01:38 AM
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Long Thoracic Nerve injury/Wing Scapula/No ability to raise arm overhead w/o assitans

Everybody with this condition please feel free to add on bc this is a rare/uncommon condition that needs to be address for those looking for some answers. On October 21st, 2011 while asleep I had severe pain starting at my right arm/read deltoid and radiated down my tricept and ended at my...

rmanuelsanchez‎, 11-23-2011 10:59 AM
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Unhappy Lower back pain (right side)

So I started to experience this very frustrating, sharp lower back pain on the right side of my back. The first time it happened was three weeks or so ago, when I was doing leg curls, last legs exercise after hard workout. I was already tired and used too much weight and I think I pulled the...

Andreaz‎, 05-02-2012 02:43 AM
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Dealing with nagging injuries - Golfer's Elbow/Abdomen injury

Hello Everyone, I have been dealing with Golfer's elbow since late February. It continues to nag me two months later. I don't lift really heavy weights but have a workout cycle I enjoy doing 3 times a week. The part of my workout that I am having issues with is: Bench Press Push-Ups Dips...

jarofchains‎, 04-21-2017 03:38 PM
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