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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

Learn how to prevent and injury, or deal with one you already have.

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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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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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: 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: 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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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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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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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 08:12 AM
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Question Re-Injure shoulder? 5 1/2 months post op

I had a bankart labrum repair (3 sutures) done on my right shoulder December 2nd, nearly 6 months ago. Last weekend I was shooting hoops, which felt fine for my shoulder. After warming up I started throwing the ball against the wall pretty hard (to bounce back to me like a pass...idk). Even...

bbock4‎, 05-24-2020 02:45 PM
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Shoulder pain after foam rolling am I doing something wrong?

I foam rolled my chest for the first time and after that my front shoulder joint start to hurt. Am I doing something wrong?

nidza1‎, 05-10-2020 05:28 AM
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Hip pain at bottom of squat

Hi, I've recently gotten back in the gym, just doing Starting Strength for now to get back in the swing of things. Deadlift is back up to 105kg and bench is at 60kg, but squat has been at 65kg for about three months now due to a hip issue and I just can't get rid of it. The pain pops up at...

kameramandan‎, 04-24-2020 11:17 PM
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Rotator Cuff / Bicep Tenodesis Surgery; Recovery Log

hello all... i had surgery to repair 2 large rotator cuff tears and a ruptured bicep tendon at the shoulder on April 22, 5 days ago. i will document my recovery to provide info to those facing this. There is a lot available on youtube and in internet forums like bb.com, but not so much specific to...

tkdnj‎, 04-27-2015 09:13 AM
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Recovering from TFCC injury (wrist surgery)

I injured my wrist about a year ago at wing tsun training. I was very very stupid i don't buy wrist protectors and i have very very bad hints to my wrist but its not clock in weight lifting. One of my wight training i feel a strong pain at the ulna side. I stopped the training and try to rest etc....

Codered92‎, 03-28-2012 08:26 AM
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Repeated pulled muscle in upper/neck

I have managed to pull the same muscle three times in the space of two years, progressively taking longer to recover each time. The first was from doing pull ups, the second time sneezing, and the third time was doing pull downs. The pain is always on the left side and I am unable to move my...

TonedJordan‎, 05-21-2020 10:54 PM
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Pain somewhere deep on inside of forearm by elbow

Hi all. I started to have pain after doing a heavy boxing session on the heavy bag a number of months back. I guess i must have slipped a bit when throwing one or more punches. Also, I'd had a very similar pain a few years before but that went on its own after having spinal surgery laid me off...

marcknuckle‎, 05-14-2020 12:32 PM
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Routine change *Back injury"

Hello, Looking for a routine change up that will not put pressure on back but will still hit the same areas needed. Glutes and legs. Injury: L1-2: Minimal symmetric disc bulge and mild facet arthropathy without spinal canal or neural foraminal narrowing. L2-3: Minimal symmetric disc...

Michiru‎, 05-19-2020 12:39 AM
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Torn/Strained Pec?

Today I was bench pressing building up to my top set of 3x3 225 (~90% Max). I did my usual warmup/stretches. Bar, 95, 135, 185, 205, working set. Completed the first set of 3 fine and went on to do the second. During the second set on the second rep, I felt a pop on my upper right chest about two...

aszhao‎, 05-14-2020 12:41 AM
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working out at 16, a recipe for disaster?

hi everybody, first of all, quick disclaimer: I'm new to this site so if this is out of place or if it's complete nonsence, don't shoot me (and please tell me what I did wrong). also sorry for bad grammar or typos, english is not my first language. so, since I turned 15 I've been working out...

kltzyxM‎, 05-15-2020 07:19 AM
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Angry Injury forearm

Hi guys! hope some of you can help me here... so i am at the moment in a very remote area of Tanzania (africa) with no way to get to any specialist. I have been pushing hard in the gym, doing a bit of crossfit style workouts, lots and lots of pullups. After a workout i started to feel some...

temboselous‎, 05-16-2020 02:59 AM
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Who has Recovered from Costochondritis

inflamation of the cartilage that connects the ribcage/breastbone I know for sure people have had this before so please speak up...I'm sure there will be some chronic cases where it took a while to heal, but anybody been able to fully recover and go back to the gym within a relatively short...

NewMindstate‎, 10-05-2008 10:00 AM
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Thumbs up Neck Pain Headaches

To keep it short. I have terrible headaches. Had it for 2 years. Got a CT scan, said that I have "loss of cervical lordosis". Neck, traps and lats are super tight. What do I do?

04akhriz40‎, 04-30-2020 11:03 AM
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Previous Sprained Ankle Still Bothering Me?

I played football and sprained my ankle about 6ish months ago, and it hasn’t given me an issue since then, but recently when doing one leg excercises and calf raises, the outside part of my foot where it got injured starts having a sharp pain. What is a way to reduce the pain or what excercises...

SolidDomo‎, 03-03-2020 02:12 PM
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Best exercise for a pinch nerve in neck injury?

I've had this forever.. Dr has been no help! Need something new!!

hidingwithmusic‎, 05-02-2020 01:21 PM
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Question Pain in lower part of chest when jumping/running

I started working out again after a long break, mainly doing push ups and jump rope every single day. I tried looking up what the proper form is for both of these, made videos of myself and it seemed to be fine. About a week ago, I noticed that while jumping or running, the lower middle part of my...

nbal15‎, 05-10-2020 12:04 PM
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Elbow pain:(

A little about myself first: 35 yr old male. Workout 5-7 days a week. Very fitness driven. Over the last month as the gyms have closed, I’ve developed extreme elbow pain in both elbows. Part of it I THINK may have to do with everything I do now is free weights. But I especially noticed my...

whipper27‎, 05-10-2020 07:49 AM
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Pectoral muscle injury

Maybe a month ago, I was doing heavy incline bench presses. To my recollection didn't do the reps wrong, on my 3rd set during one rep I felt a pain....I was still able to finish my set, but the pain was lingering, almost kind of a painful burning I guess, between my shoulder and chest. I took...

hybridtheory923‎, 09-12-2008 09:09 AM
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muscle strain pain feeling different...

I've had an illiopsoas and groin strain for a while now and before they used to have a burning/radiating pain sensation, but recently it's been more of a prickly pain like there are needles pricking me there. Is this a good sign?

ikonik7‎, 05-09-2020 02:50 PM
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Tendonitis eccentrics rehab - is pain expected?

i have tendonitis like everywhere. ive been doing eccentrics for the past week to strengthen and rehab the tendons just like both broscience and real science from published research says i should do. the only problem is, it is actively aggravating the tendonitis and making it worse. way more...

allenngn‎, 05-09-2020 01:26 AM
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Wrist injury

Early march ( 2 months ago) my wrist started hurting so I only did workouts that didnt seem to hurt it. It was getting better until recently when I changed up my workouts and started doing more. Now my wrist feels like it did the first week of the injury. I dont want to stop working my upper body...

CoryJWil‎, 05-05-2020 04:03 PM
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bicep injury

For many years i have been lifting the same until this year on January 1st when i increased my weight lifting from 40 pound dumbells to 50 pound dumb bells. On April 19th i was doing bicep curls and i experienced something strange, i am not sure how to explain it but it felt like something within...

cleeko187‎, 05-02-2020 07:30 PM
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Knee Chondromalacia aka Patellofemoral Syndrome

Does anyone recover from Chondromalacia aka Patellofemoral Syndrome before? Could you please share your experience? Got my MRI report today and it is attached below (no tear, just grade 2-3 chondromalacia in several places). 6 weeks ago my right knee swelled badly after running and heavy...

Mango954‎, 05-01-2020 12:45 PM
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i don't get sore at all anymore.

i'm 185cm 90kg, i've been working out for around 2 years now (1.5years taking it seriously) i went from 67kg to 90kg during this time. however i stopped getting sore, no matter how hard i push myself. squats don't make me sore, neither do deadlifts,shoulder press, curls, etc etc. where as...

Datboileg‎, 04-30-2020 03:16 PM
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Rear delt pain - impingement?

Maybe someone on here can help cause I’m not getting very far with my doctors or physical therapists. They can’t seem to come to a conclusion as to what’s going on in my shoulder. I’ve been experiencing pain on a decent level (5/10) for almost 3 months now. I have pain during the bottom half of...

SD1904‎, 10-14-2017 03:42 PM
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