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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: 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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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: 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: 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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Sea. PT, Knee, Shoulder, Feet. Reps. Rant?

How do I find the right physical therapist / coach / etc? I have PPS. Bilateral Shoulder Pain/Tendinitis. Flat feet (have customer orthotics) Every doctor has told me not to worry, yet it doesn't stop me from feeling a deep feeling of depression (I could only correlate it to feeling empty...

gerbilz‎, Yesterday 07:06 PM
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Hand feels like it's been crushed in a vice.

Title says it all really. It's been like this for 2 weeks but goes away every 3 days or so. Then like a moron i think its healed and workout and it comes straight back. Anybody else had a similar issue and if so how long did it need resting for?

MRHELLO‎, 07-04-2017 12:29 PM
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Wink Chronic pain treatments

I have been in chronic pain for lower back laxity, aggravated by a dumb chiropractor, and how i was able to get my life back with proper treatment. I will dedicate this full tread on explaining what therapy are propose and works and what does not. Prolotherapy: different types. All those...

yannickmessaoud‎, Yesterday 04:14 AM
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Anyone tried stem cell therapy?

Pretty new stuff, so it's a long shot. Tweaked my wonky knee and that is what got me started looking. I usually do a spin class for high intensity cardio. Traveling and decided to try running. Knee was stiff after the first time and I took a day off then tried again. Bad idea...really annoying...

katya422‎, 07-19-2017 10:26 AM
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Abdominal strain help

Back in May I felt what appeared to be an abdominal strain. Unfortunately I worked out through the pain the following two days. I then took about a week off, went back to the gym and the pain returned. I took most of June off from the gym, but still had to lift occasionally at work. The last time I...

nebraskman1‎, Yesterday 01:41 AM
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Middle deltoid pain

i have been getting this pain dont know when it started, maybe 2 weeks back or so. in the middle deltoid when i do dumbell bench press / incline press / incline flys / bench flys. its only there when i do weights. does it mean that the muscle is sore? but when i come home and touch and feel no...

Ram132G‎, 07-20-2017 11:38 AM
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what to do with blisters from pullups?

Hey, i recently started working to have my very first pull up, but my hands are ruined. The blisters don't bother me much only when i do get off the bar, it's really painful. I am wondering if they would ever disappear? What do you think fellas, should i still train on them or wait for the skin to...

Cseke‎, 07-18-2017 10:44 AM
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Post Brachialis pain

Hi, I'm reasonably new to the gym (as of april) I've recently started having pain in the tendon that connects my bicep and forearm whenever I do chest specific exercises, (primarily dumbbell presses but will sometimes occur during bench press) This pain will completely disappear within...

joeyzanelli‎, 07-20-2017 06:09 PM
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Medial Head Tricep Injury - Grade 2 tear

Hoping someone can share insight or experience the above type of injury? I'd really appreciate any comments and thoughts. About 3 weeks ago, I was doing a heavy set skull crushers (basing mid sets on 4 reps). On my last rep of last heavy set, pressing the weight back up, I felt a short pain in...

wabeer1‎, 10-06-2009 12:23 AM
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chronic back pain

been having back pain on and off for 14 months now . think i did initial damage going max leg pressing . now i always have a stiff lower basck in the morning and any time im bending or crouched forward my lower back throbs for hours . but recently , when ive been in a crouched bent...

sexpak‎, 02-11-2009 01:07 PM
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Leg Nerve Pain

Hi all, I'm 20 yrs old and have been working out for years doing 45mins-1hr of cardio (arc trainer), along with about 15 mins of strength exercises (squats/abs/arms) as well about 5 days a week. I've never had a gym injury previously. However, about a week ago, I noticed my leg nerves tingling...

kjkj1‎, 07-19-2017 05:12 PM
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Did I tear my LCL?

I was doing something like this then i heard a loud buckle at this area of my knee: it wasn't exactly very painful but i felt immediate soreness right there and when i tried the stretch again there was a bit of pain there..... i knew i put too much pressure on the stretch putting my...

hyperdunk1‎, 07-17-2017 10:28 PM
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Soreness in inner elbow instead of biceps after bicep/back workout? Progress?

Although I've been lurking around Bodybuilding.com for a couple of years now, this is my first actual post in this forum, so I suppose I will offer up a brief summary about myself to give everyone a little background. I am 33 yrs old (****!), and have just gotten back into weightlifting within the...

EDutton99‎, 12-21-2011 12:37 PM
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High blood pressure and excersising?

Hello everybody, From February I tried to change my life and eat more healthy and start working out. I am trying to eat as clean as possible and going to gym 5 times a week, sometimes even 6. Before that, my life was a mess (was overweight and was eating junk food, busy schedule) and I had...

RobbyFinch‎, 07-19-2017 06:09 AM
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Possible Injury?

Started back working out last week. After doing workout out chest a few days later i was super sore and limited range of motion. Now a week later I have no pain except when a do side lateral raises my chest gets too tight to go past half way with light pain upper chest on inner pec and right where...

Bama55‎, 07-18-2017 03:24 PM
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Right shoulder and right pec weak response and loss of passive pump

Ever since I had a impingement on my right shoulder about last year ago when I do bench press or any shoulder intensive workout why does my left pec and shoulder stay flexed and pumped with good neuromuscular response and feeling strong while my right side shoulder and pec feels weak, bruised and I...

reckless999‎, 07-18-2017 07:09 PM
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Diagnosed arthritis in right shoulder

So the backstory. I was training for a bodybuilding competition while I was in Okinawa. I went to Saipan for work but the hotel didn't have a weight rack with Olympic bar but they did have a smith machine. So yes...I sinned....and moved a bench under the smith machine and proceeded to lift the...

chrismcturnan‎, 07-12-2017 05:06 PM
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Pain underneath right clavicle/upper pec

Hi! About 6 weeks ago I was on vacation and doing some pushups to not completely break from training. During one of the pushups, during the eccentric movement, I thought I heard a 'pop', almost like a bone moved or something. I immediately knew something was wrong.. And yes, the next day the...

me1ie‎, 07-18-2017 02:11 PM
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old injury causing issues need advise

so i have a client i train and years ago he dislocated his shoulder and it never healed correctly. he has seen many doctors in which have told him there is nothing he can really do about it now...just find what moves don't hurt and keep doing them. he can do cable fly's and machine fly's but...

Chelseaaaa621‎, 07-18-2017 01:02 PM
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Full Rupture of Upper Long Head Triceps Tendon

Slipped on the stairs on 7/7 and ruptured my upper long head triceps tendon when I stopped my fall by grabbing the banister. Tendon is currently 3 cm detached from the bone. Rare injury...no one has done the surgery to reattach it. Anyone have any experience with anything like this? ...

BklynLifts‎, 07-18-2017 08:40 AM
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Partial Tear of Distal Biceps Tendon

Noticed my right arm hurt, and traced it back to barbell rows with palms facing up. I was doing 5 sets of 5 reps with 200lbs. Switched from palms down to palms up because palms down gave me forearm pain. Should have let it rest longer, felt 90%, and did 5 sets of 3 reps with 175lbs. After...

BklynLifts‎, 07-18-2017 08:43 AM
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Lateral Delt Strain?

Hey guys, so whenever I work my lateral delts (doing OHP, lateral raises, upright rows, even bicep curls) my left lateral delt starts to "burn" within the first few reps, even though my right lateral delt feels perfectly fine. This even happens on weights that I know I can handle. I've tried...

kabujop101‎, 07-10-2017 07:18 PM
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Ac Separation

I had an ac seperation (shoulder separation) grade three on 4/14/07. I treated it non-surgical and did physical therapy. It has been about 5 months now and my shoulder feels fine when I go about a normal day routine. When it comes to working out, I am not 100%. I am good with every body part except...

JB800‎, 09-17-2007 04:11 PM
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Acromioclavicular joint pain, help/advice

Hello! I was browsing the board and saw a couple threads that inspired me to ask this question. Specifically I am having shoulder pain literally on the top of my shoulder, I did a little checking online and I think I have it narrowed to specifically my Acromioclavicular joint as I had stated in...

CSWSAN‎, 04-19-2011 01:31 PM
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Acromioclavicular Joint Separation

Hello, I have a Type ll or type lll Acromioclavicular Joint Separation. I don't know what did it but have had it for about 2 years. I have full range of motion in my arm, but it has pain every now and then. I have a bump on the top of that shoulder and can push down on it to make it go up and down...

jo66tr‎, 01-11-2008 07:44 AM
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