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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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Smile Getting back to training after motor bike crash

Hi I just wanted to see if anyone could help me. I smashed my left leg to bits Inot a bad motor bike crash a year ago and have just been given the all clear that it is good to train hard with it again. My left leg after the injury is a little bit smaller then my right and my right leg seems to...

jrb888‎, Yesterday 03:01 PM
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Has anyone here had a problem with their SCM (aka sternocleidomastoid) muscle?

I have had trouble with this for a few years now. Nothing seems to make it go away. The problem is that the SCM on my right side is overdeveloped. The pit that is found normally between the collarbone and trap muscles has a very promenant SCM piece attached to the collar bone. Other related...

TXJosh‎, 02-15-2005 06:33 AM
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cant fully extend right arm, no pain

I went to the gym for the first time in 3 years today, as i need to lose weight, but afterwards i cant extend my right arm fully but my left arm is fine. i dont know what to do? can someone help please? i am planning on going the gym ever other day. Thank you

bugginben‎, 05-22-2017 01:52 PM
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My left scapula doesn't rotate well

my left scapula doesn't rotate up very well , and it feels strange when doing lat pulldowns , and i can't press overhead properly , please help me , what's causing this and how can i fix it.

strik3r6‎, Yesterday 10:23 AM
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Hip and shoulder postural problem

Hi, Having problems with my posture and it's starting to affect my everyday life : there's two problems , both on the same side , the right side of my hip and my right shoulder . My right shoulder is internally Rotated quite a lot and when I put my hand behind my back with back of my hand on my...

Adamjoseph2910‎, Yesterday 08:47 AM
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Athletic pubalgia? Still clueless after MRI and multiple Dr visits

Thought to share my experience with the group and check for any feedback or similar experience. More than 3 years ago, as I was deadlifting and made the huge mistake of not warming up enough, I felt a pop in my left groin area. Went to my primary physician right away to rule out inguinal hernia...

BobSD‎, Yesterday 06:53 AM
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Post Unsure how to prevent Anterior Pelvic - 5 months now

Hey guys, So around 5 months ago I released how poor my posture was, with my gut sticking out and ass too. I realised this was Lumbar Lordosis / Anterior Pelvic tilt and went about to fix it. First, I began foam rolling and stretching my quads - massive pain at first but began to lessen. ...

ShaunMaloney‎, 05-24-2017 08:36 AM
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bicep-curl = pain in forearm

This is a long standing injury for me, when i curl, if its bb, db or hammer, I get a sharp very painful pain in my left forearm. Its weird because i dont get any pain during any other exercises, only when I work my biceps, and the pain is in the forearm. Iv had this about 18months now and it wont...

Lean88‎, 03-02-2009 02:18 PM
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After Shoulder surgery labrum repair

Ok, I had the surgery on my right shoulder May 19th, and he basically anchored the 3/4 tear of the labrum. THank God he didnt have to work on the split biceps tendon. He told me it wasnt as bad as we thought. So, I was released from PT about mid July, and he told me to go back to the gym. ...

poesdad‎, 10-01-2011 08:47 PM
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Deadlifting causing lower back pain

I've deadlifted many times before and haven't had any issues until one time I rounded my back and had pain for a day or two after. After taking time off deadlifting for about a week, I went back to doing them focusing on my form. I did them a few days ago and noticed my back started hurting...

ATRietsch‎, 05-24-2017 12:10 PM
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Unhappy Jumpers knee or runners knee?

I am a 22-year-old female. The last four months I believe I have been dealing with patellar tendonitis. For the last two months I've been doing eccentric exercises, such as eccentric decline squat. Stretching and foam rolling. Last month April, for a good week and a half I actually felt no pain....

Alexgrrl‎, 05-23-2017 05:59 AM
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Tightness behind right knee

I was doing hamstring curls on Monday 5/18 and noticed when I stood up from the machine, I felt a crazy amount of tightness in the rear part and maybe a little bit below my right knee. I think I was being a little overzealous on the hamstring curls. I didn't notice anything while I was doing the...

wsteve30‎, 05-18-2017 12:29 PM
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Groin soreness? Difficulty lifting legs.

Hi guys, My last 2 workouts this week consisted of sprinting intervals and 2 days later my regular set of bodyweight exercises, among which prisoner squats. Both workouts felt really good, though the sprinting intervals (Tuesday) did leave me a bit sore since it's been a while since I did those....

janivl‎, 05-06-2017 09:08 AM
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Exclamation Headache from weight lifting

I was doing a workout wrong 2 weeks ago; I was doing 'skull crushers', but with the bar an arms length out from my head and my palms facing the wrong way. When I lifted the bar, it put a lot of pressure on my head. I thought this was supposed to happen, since they are called 'skull crushers'. I was...

Flame2057‎, 05-10-2017 05:56 PM
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EXHAUSTED after workout

Female 22 years old 5ft10 150 llbs Workout about 6 days a week 40 minutes of powerlifting followed by HIIT Recently started to feel incredibly exhausted an hour or 2 after my workout. It's like I come off some adrenaline rush and completely crash (headaches, need to sleep, need to eat...

LTouche‎, 05-12-2017 07:04 AM
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shoulder impingement / new routine

Hey guys Over the past 3-4 months now ive been suffering with shoulder impingement syndrome, along with this usually comes ROTATOR CUFF TENDONITUS, main reason being poor posture .. Also wen i started training i wasn't relly into it and did a lot of chest. which in turn shortened my pec...

oliedwards‎, 01-05-2011 04:51 AM
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I tore my Rotator Cuff

Partial tear of the subscapularis around 4th september I started getting physio about 3 weeks after, it was from an injury putting my 80lb weight vest on overhead. So Physio is putting me through the routine each week adding the next phase of exercises Isometrics, bands, all working until...

FreeFitnessGuru‎, 10-23-2016 04:59 AM
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is weightlifting good for someone like me?

I like weightlifting and it's a good challenge for someone who has always just been a runner, but I"m into it seriously now for about 2 years. and lately I notice, that at times, my fingers are sore, at the joints, especially if I push on them in those areas, they are tender, and sometimes stiff....

mamaherrera‎, 05-24-2017 12:00 AM
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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain, need advice. When benching I can feel an uncomfortable pain in my left shoulder. Never really limits me but can tell its there. I feel it a few times a day or when driving with that arm a long distance. I kept training but am concerned. Now I am job training for 2 weeks out of...

dbkyser‎, 05-22-2017 03:11 AM
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how to work lower body with back injury?

i hurt my back badly at Christmas - I thought it was down to squatting but now I think its months of deadlifting with poor form that caused it. anywho, it still hurts a lot, and my dr doesn't give a damn. I've tried yoga, stretching, rolling, massage, acupuncture. it'll be ok ish for a few days...

leeniepie‎, 05-21-2017 10:51 AM
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debilitating injury (left side of body) dont know what it is!!

I need some help please, had someone relocate my shoulder blade, as I felt my shoulder blade was pushed inward into my chest (pulled on my left arm towards them (they were in front of me), while snapping/thrusting into my left collarbone in a swift motion with their palm), once it was done I felt...

gangstamuzik‎, 05-11-2017 07:53 AM
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Unhappy Pain raising right arm

Slept on my arm wrong I think and since yesterday morning I haven't able to raise my right arm past 30 degrees. I can raise it with palms facing up or inferior but not with palms down. The pain started yesterday in my front delt but this morning it's moved down to the posterior (outside) of my...

srv524‎, 05-21-2017 10:16 AM
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Can my knees be bone on bone?

So basically when i play basketball one day the next day my knees are sore and stiff. I remember when i used to play every day no problem, and i know people my age are athletes who play for hours on end every day and are doing crazier stuff then me on the court. My knees do crack a lot and i get a...

aali237‎, 05-23-2017 05:21 PM
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Unhappy I need help. What the heck did I injure in my wrist? Is it bad?

Yesterday I was doing reverse grip preacher curl using an EZ bar. On my last set my hands gave out and now my wrist hurts like hell. I can move it up and down or side to side - no increase in pain. I can type on a keyboard - no pain. BUT, I can't turn my wrist. Like if I try to turn a door handle,...

agurkas‎, 08-06-2009 02:02 PM
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Chest pain after bench press

This occurred today, and clearly occurred during bench press. I feel a sharp pain in my left pec near the sternum when I use my left chest muscle or when I press a finger on the affected area. Otherwise I don't feel anything, the pain does not persist. IE, immediately after doing something that...

wsteve30‎, 05-17-2017 01:09 AM
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