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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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Unhappy Long-term shoulder problem

Hi there! I could really use some advice/guidance on how to fix a long term issue I have had. The issue most likely stems from weightlifting at an early age - I was obsessed with bench-press and achieved 115KG 1RM at 15, shortly after I started getting muscle injuries in both my shoulders...

JayManCoe‎, Today 07:05 PM
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Difficulty activating lower trapezius

My upper traps always want to take over when I do any sort of variation of the Y. I also have a lack of mobility so I can't get completely overhead while doing the Y. I've been dealing with a lot of issues: Tight neck/traps/external rotators/pec/ rhomboids: all of the left side. Been going...

Ecto9783‎, 11-17-2017 10:33 AM
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How to straightened unbalanced legs?

What leg exercises should I do to straighten my twisted legs where the thighs bend inward but the shins and calves bend outwards? What muscle part should I target and should I avoid ? I cant add the link yet, so if you can just join the two lines below, it will become a link to my leg photo. ...

acemanrony111‎, 11-16-2017 09:12 PM
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Exclamation What is this shoulder pain and when should I resume lifting?

Hi Last Thursday I was doing my shoulder workout at the gym, it felt great! I've had problems with my left shoulder since day one but it's gotten much better since I started working out the rotator cuff. However, last Thursday I decided to end my session with a killer rotator cuff session... and...

Moonrays‎, Today 07:28 AM
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Question General Osteoarthritis Routien

Hi! I am a 32-year-old woman. I have been weight lifting for 12 years. I have osteoarthritis in multiple joints which is progressing pretty quickly. The majority of my pain is in my lower back, neck, upper back, shoulder and hips. I had a trainer which helped me with working around my lower back...

msnoelnicole‎, Yesterday 03:37 PM
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TFCC and/or DRUJ

Has anyone with problems with the TFCC or DRUJ found wrist wraps useful? For bench press? Which wraps specifically if they did help (link?) I cant do a pullup, pushup or supinate or pronate my hand without pain. Immobilizing it actually made it about a thousand times worse. At this point I cant...

000new000‎, 11-04-2015 09:54 PM
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Bodybuilding after heart bypass surgery

Hi guys: I am soon to undergo heart bypass surgery and I was wondering if you older guys,(like myself) have ran into any bodybuilders that have gotten back into good shape after the surgery. I know that Danny Padilla and Boyer Coe have had the surgery but I can't find anything telling me if...

josh jr‎, 01-14-2005 03:39 PM
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Shoulder pain mainly during chest workout?

So guys, I get quite bad shoulder pain when performing a lot of excercises. This is mainly when training chest but I feel a twinge in my shoulder when performing dumbbell press, bench press, flies, dips, press ups, etc. I can’t really describe where abouts in my shoulder it is but it’s somewhat...

Jingham12‎, 11-18-2017 05:52 AM
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Pain when deadlifting and barbell row on right side mid/lower back

Hey guys, this week I've noticed while doing both of these exercises that i get a sharp pain in my mid/lower back on my right side even when i do weights on the deadlift that are well below my max. Its kinda in line with the "bottom of my lat" but more inwards towards the spine, so id say somewhere...

gainoot‎, 11-17-2017 04:33 PM
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Neck pain when i move my head forward or back too much, should i skip gym?

So yesterday at biolog class I realized my neck hurts if i move it too much front or back. Like if I try to imitate an exaggerated version of ''Forward head posture'' my neck/upper back hurts, if I move back my neck i can also feel some pain. I should also say that when i move my arms it seems like...

Rocksolid00‎, 11-17-2017 11:15 AM
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Dislocated shoulder issues help.

Hello, To make a long story short, for about ten years ago i first dislocated my left shoulder/arm when I played soccer, then it has happend a few times after that when playing soccer and now recently a few times when in the gym doing overhead stuffs which causes too much tension to the...

jaymie95‎, 11-16-2017 06:11 PM
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"Weightlifter's Shoulder" - Distal Clavicle Osteolysis - Resection Surgery

Well guys, I haven't found any concrete evidence on the internet that this surgery works well, but I decided to take one for the team, and go through with this surgery. My problem was this: http://shoulderpaininfo.com/shoulderACOsteolysis.html . This thread is dedicated to documenting my recovery...

grebnehtor‎, 05-11-2007 08:06 PM
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Weight lifting after l4 fracture?

I was in a accident August 10 and mildly fractured my l4 vertebrae i was in the hospital for 3 days and was in a shell brace from day 2 up until about 2-3 weeks ago. I had a xray and its healed very well. I have been walking fine since about mid September or beginning of October and now i am...

sanchez1153‎, 11-16-2017 07:37 PM
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Angry Anyone work out with plate and screws from surgery?

I broke my arm a few years back (spiral fracture of the upper right arm) and have a 8" plate and 12 screws (they split the bicep like a hot dog to put it in), and with especially benching I get the most deliciously agonizing pain imaginable with EVERY SINGLE REP...similar to the bone being broken...

zifnab5150‎, 04-26-2011 07:38 AM
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Cracked Rib - Keeping strength while injured?

Hi everyone, in an unfortunate series of events, I cracked a rib (or pulled a muscle there, the doctors don't really know) and I am in severe pain, which will make working out impossible for the next few weeks. I was doing the Stronglifts 5x5 routine, thus keeping strength is my main concern. What...

UncelDolan09‎, 11-08-2017 03:27 PM
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Torn Rhomboid recovery - Should I get ART?

So I recently fully recovered from a sprained ligament in my spine and a torn rhomboid (off my scapula). I don't have any pain when exercising anymore but my back just feels really tight. Massages make it worse. Like if I stretch out my scapula, I get this huge pulling pain right through my...

sk2000‎, 11-16-2017 01:31 PM
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Poll Poll: Injury Recovery.

Hello all, Long time lurker and first time poster, I'm Josh, 28 from the UK, I used to be in the Army and in 2012 I was hit in the stomach by a large object moved by a IED. (I didn't break or lose anything but from the concussive forces my back and pelvis/right leg took a pounding) I've...

Josh19891‎, 11-16-2017 05:46 AM
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Unhappy Hernia from leg raise???

Hey guys, I am scared af and I have a rather delicate problem I would like to consult with you. Firstly I would like to excuse myself if I use any inappropriate english or workout term, I am not English. Approximately 2 weeks ago, I was performing a workout session and I did so-called hanging...

Sacok‎, 11-14-2017 05:21 PM
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Lower Back Pain After Deadlifts

So I was doing deadlifts a few months ago after not doing them for a month or so, I stupidly used poor form and got some lower back pain. It has subsided but it still hurts. I have not deadlifted since. Does anyone know of any way in which I could recover?

FerrariFanF40‎, 11-14-2017 10:54 AM
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side pain after squats

I just finally got the Starting Strength book after lifting for 5 months. In that time I've made a lot of progress on my lifts, but I noticed my lower back was starting to bother me after overhead presses and squats. It wasn't just normal muscle soreness, but actually felt unhealthy. So I thought I...

pilby‎, 11-28-2012 10:50 AM
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Can you create a tender spot?

So yesterday I felt electric shocks/tingling in my left arm in between my bicep and tricep but it mostly felt like it came from my bicep. My bicep doesn't feel injured and people say it's mostly likely due to a pinched nerve and someone even said lactic acid. I went with pinched nerve since I...

BlueBird55‎, 11-14-2017 02:22 PM
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mumford procedure

Hello everybody, I tried to join in an older discussion on this subject, but it seems to be abandoned. In any case, I got no answer there from anyone. I am opening this new thread in the hope it will attract more attention. The site administrator is free, if he wishes to do so, later on to fuse...

saquiwej‎, 11-12-2017 08:38 PM
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Lightbulb Training with a Herniated Disc -- what can I do?

What's up guys, I've had a symptomatic herniated disc for 5-10 months now, but I only found out that's what I had about 2 weeks ago. It has slightly better with time. I can sumo deadlift without any pain, squat without pain 90% of the time, and conventional deadlift without almost any pain. ...

EpicIncarnate‎, 11-14-2017 11:54 AM
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AC Joint Sprain Recovery... need suggestions

I am a college rugby player and in late September, after a hard collision during practice one day, I ended up injuring my shoulder. After getting an xray taken, and then another 2 weeks later (the doctor for some reason said he could not give me an exact diagnosis until getting an xray from a...

SiLkPaDrE‎, 11-26-2008 09:17 PM
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Electric tingle in between bicep and tricep

I do a push, pull, leg split. On Saturday (back and biceps) I did 15 reps of 3 sets of standing and incline bench cable curls. The weight was heavy to where on my last few reps on the incline bench I had to arc my back and use other muscles. I felt fine and rested on Sunday. Today (chest,...

BlueBird55‎, 11-13-2017 03:08 PM
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