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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 01:45 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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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: 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: 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: 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: -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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Chest Pain after Shoulder Press?

The other day l did a lot of the dumbbell military press. I have pain now up and down my inner chest, but only in certain positions. As my shoulder/arms raise I feel it lower. As my shoulder lowers and comes across my chest I feel the pain higher. For some background, I did fall the other day on...

RiskyFang‎, Today 08:51 AM
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hip labral tear

Hi to anyone reading.... I have come to the conclusion that I may have a hip labral tear... the cause of the injury was whilst I was playing football and landed awkwardly on one leg and have experienced pain when I rotate my leg and also my groin/thigh area cracks when I do a rotation. I'm only 16...

JamacianHESKEY‎, Yesterday 01:01 PM
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Saddest day in my life: Quad Tendon Tear | My Story

Hi! My name is Greg and I want to share my last few weeks in which I torn my quad tendon. I'm keeping a day by day diary which I think it can be useful to other guys for the same type of injury. I've been working out for the last 5 years and I did reach a good point in my physique. Now I'll have to...

GregVelo‎, 03-11-2017 02:22 AM
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Question Strong muscle pain in left arm

I've been following a basic 5x5 program for a few months now and suddenly I'm getting strong muscle pain in my left arm when I move it slightly forward towards the front of my body and then push up (motion of a barbell overhead press), without actually lifting anything, just by moving my arm in...

Julianng17‎, Yesterday 02:46 AM
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Fixing posture leads to more problems

Hi! I have terrible posture: kyphosis, anterior pelvic tilt, winged scapulas, flared ribs, forward head and rounded shoulders, on top of all (no pun intended). It started to affect me emotionally a lot and I am very depressed since every day I feel like my body is becoming worse and worse. My...

akans‎, 09-22-2017 05:50 PM
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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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Bad form in Planks, lumbar pain, recovery question

hi everyone, I have been doing power lifting for years, so far no major injuries, recently I started incorporating planks into my routine, ans my form was bad in the sense that I was sagging, or my glutes are not in the proper position but lower than that. After doing bad form for over a month I...

progralifter‎, 09-22-2017 03:26 PM
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shooting pain in arm when doing bench press

Hi I've been training for about six months and have recently run into a problem. When I do a bench press I get a shooting pain in my right forearm and it prevents me from completing a rep. I stopped training for 3 weeks to see if it would go away, I also stopped using my PC (in case it was...

leerees‎, 06-10-2006 11:39 AM
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Rare chest condition exercises

So, I have a really rare condition (Fewer than 1000 people in the world have it) basically doing anything that even remotely stresses the chest muscles causes a LOT of pain. It's lifelong and there is no chance it will ever go away or improve. Pushups and benching are too much and are out of the...

Nakage‎, 09-20-2017 10:40 PM
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Ulnar sided wrist pain from kickboxing.

So I started kickboxing recently, and for the first 3 classes I was fine, but an hour or two after I got home from class last night, the pinky side of my wrist started hurting when I would supinate or pronate it. After waking up this morning, it's definitely pretty bad. I would give it around an...

Isaac30001‎, 09-22-2017 09:19 AM
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How can I exercise with a contusion (severely bruised knee)?

I tripped recently and fell very hard on my knee. my knee received much of the impact. It hurts to bend it and I am wondering how I can do leg day with this.

Reznovan‎, 09-21-2017 01:06 PM
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Angry Weight Lifter's Headache/Excercise Induced Headache

Okay, here's my story.... Tuesday is leg day and im going nuts like normal. I do a solid 6 sets of squats then I move to the leg press. Lately i've been focusing my leg day on these two main exercises going real hard and heavy. On my 4th set of leg presses I dropped the weight and was doing a...

MDyoung86‎, 04-24-2008 06:41 PM
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Chest pains after hard cardio?

Has anyone done a really difficult endurance based workout and then had chest pains the day after? I jumped into Brazilian jujitsu after being out of the game for 3 years. They did a pure sparring session for the class I went to. So only wrestling / BJJ sparring for the entire 1 hour class with...

unsensible‎, 09-21-2017 11:09 AM
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Cervical Herniation C6-C7

All, I am just after some advice with peoples own personal stories. I had severe pain on my neck and left arm around 7 months ago. I went to physio thinking it is a tight muscle however after an MRI scan it was noted that there was a medium to large herniation on my C6 to C7. I was advised to...

Zaf4‎, 09-21-2017 11:56 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 I know I messed up (knee problems)

Any advice for rookie? So I was so excited to start this new workout program that I literally took off sprinting 2x a day for my first week with no prior training or warm ups and now I'm paying for it. I was so determined to get started and keep consistent that I ran past the fact I needed to...

mohalu25‎, 09-21-2017 10:49 AM
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Numb fingertips?

On my left hand, the tips of primarily my thumb but also the other fingers, except the pinky, are numb. It's been like this for 2 weeks+ now. They feel asleep, but it's not painful at all. I'm not sure where it came from because it's so consistent and doesn't go away. Any advice?

twinmatrix‎, 09-21-2017 04:01 AM
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Help, Tendons

Why is it when i flex my arm my tendons hurt in the bottom of my elbow(I think its tendons), also sometimes in my knees when im just standing, but they never hurt when I squat down. This is recent for me the slight pain just started 2 weeks ago or so, could it be tendonitis? Thanks

RoadRunner70‎, 10-29-2016 12:34 PM
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Hernia or muscle strain

Hi folks, Just finished a session of deadlifts today. I was going for 5 sets of 3 reps of around 85% of my 1RM. The moment I put down the bar after finishing my second set I felt pinching/burning pain in the right part of my lower abdomen. I decided to finish my work out anyway, there were no...

vy4kov‎, 09-20-2017 12:04 AM
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Post surgery, can't fierce 5 for a bit, now what?

Hi all, was looking for some advice on how to get back to heavy things. I've learnt a lot from the forum over the years, but never posted because I had nothing to add to the expertise here. 39 now, found Stronglifts 7 years ago, and made some progress, then found Fierce 5 and made some progress...

580baker‎, 07-01-2017 09:29 AM
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How to avoid neck "injury"?

After working out last time I got a massive neck pain. I think it came from dumbell shoulder press or lats pull down or similar to lats pull down because I felt I was straining my neck. I'm wondering how to avoid injuring the neck during these exercises? I paid attention to my form and didn't turn...

twinmatrix‎, 09-19-2017 04:18 PM
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Is this normal?

Not sure if this is the right thread for my question but I started doing strong lift 5x5 1-2 months ago and i have been able to increase weight like I should but now I'm beginning to tremble and hyperventilate after just 3-4 sets of back squats and squats is my first exercise that I do in my...

aurachi665‎, 09-19-2017 12:12 PM
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Partially Torn Labrum

Hey guys, just got a call from my Doc saying that I wont need surgery since my labrum is only partially torn and not completely. I injured my shoulder in the beginning of January and have been working out since February after giving it a month to heal (didn't know how bad the issue was). I've never...

Andrew028‎, 09-18-2017 08:38 PM
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plantar fasciitis - exercise for calfs

I got diagnosed with plantar fasciitis on my right feet. What are some leg and calf exercise I can perform without putting too much pressure on it? I am staying away from any form of squats or push. So far, I am doing Leg extension and that is it.

k260jl‎, 08-30-2017 12:00 PM
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Deltoid/tricep injury. Tear?

Hey guys, I injured myself about two and a half months ago. Funny thing is that it wasn't in the gym. Hell, I wasn't doing anything at all, i was in my bed, lifted my arm above my head and felt a slight twinge in the area at the top of the tricep head/bottom side area of my delt. I thought...

Tiffinbrah‎, 09-19-2017 03:11 AM
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