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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 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: -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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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: 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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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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Unhappy One shoulder higher than the Other

So as you can see by the attatched photos, my left shoulder is elevated higher than my right(I am indeed right handed). I do use my right hand for pretty much everything and it may be important to note that I always carry my bag on the right hand side. I'm looking for a solution to this issue, I...

Mero5601‎, Yesterday 01:22 PM
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Lasting tendon 'tightness' initially caused by cupping

A week ago I tried cupping on the same two parts of each medial gastrocnemius muscle. I parked the cups for 10-15 minutes then removed them. My left one has had this strange tightness like feeling ever since right below it on what feels like a tendon right below it. It feels at times almost like...

dkigidc1‎, Yesterday 01:34 PM
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Breathing difficulty after training - won't go away

I have been lifting 3 days a week for about 8 weeks. About 4 days ago I finished my weights session and immediatly had trouble breathing in, I can still breath but it just doesn't feel like a good full breath, even though my lungs are completely expanded. I keep trying to yawn to get more air in...

Al1978‎, 10-17-2007 02:58 AM
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Thumbs up ART - Active Release Therapy

I've been having this done for the past two weeks and I must say I wish I would have jumped on the bandwagon earlier. Make a long story short I was doing a lot of research on the subject and finally found a provider in the Metro Detroit Area, my insurance covers it and all I have to pay is a...

djartek‎, 03-27-2009 07:26 AM
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deadlift, lower back gave

Dam guys, I'm so safe with ever exercise I do. I was feeling good, and wanted to add 10 pounds, Had everything going in my favor, but my mind NOT focusing on my bad ass form, trying to push that amount of weight. After I injured I realized that I was lifting to much, but my eagerness blinded me...

l337g0g0‎, 06-11-2018 05:22 PM
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Rounded shoulders = injury?

Pretty much what im asking is, if i have rounded shoulders, should i go light on pressing exercises for a few months until i fix it? Im coming back to the gym after a year off so im insanely weak and im not sure what i should do. Should I just lift normally until my strength is back and THEN when...

BangDingOw‎, 07-16-2018 02:04 AM
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Shoulder Pain

I have been having pain in shoulder when lifting for some time. Bench and military presses seem to aggravate and cause the most pain, but even simple movements like throwing a backpack on my shoulder can remind me that there is pain there. I just got back from vacation and hadn't lifted weights...

JeremyM07201978‎, 07-02-2018 10:38 AM
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Knee pain after weighted lunges

Hi, Earlier today I did some dumbell lunges with 10kg dumbells and when i took the dog out for a walk half an hour ago my left knee had a dull sharpish pain right at the front of the knee cap. It's strange because I've been running and walking on it for months with no pain what so ever and as...

LouisF1999‎, 07-15-2018 01:17 PM
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C4/c5 and c5/c6 herination *mri results* advice

im 27 year old male now I been experiencing new neck/shoulder blade/elbow issue for about 6-12 months. just now worked with a sport Chiro and tried 8 weeks off and only cardio to get it fixed.... no relief... can't do upper body it gives me a pulling shoulder blade issue going to the elbow with a...

larryb120‎, 07-11-2018 09:37 AM
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scapholunate grade 3 full ligament tear

I was diagnosed today with scapholunate grade 3 full ligament tear. the x-rays show a huge gap between bones in my hand that can not be repaired by artho or conventional therapy (so the doc says). I'm going to get a 2nd and 3rd opinion. I was told I have 3 options: a) do nothing, i'll be in...

nipomo‎, 01-12-2011 09:35 AM
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twitching tricep

My tricep near my elbow has been fluttering for the past 2 weeks. This usually is a sign of fatigue and usually goes away. I get them sometimes in my shoulder after a hard training day. But this one has been doing it for 2 weeks and I have trouble falling asleep. I asked my buddies who work out...

DoingItRight‎, 03-23-2008 05:23 PM
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Knee pains when squatting

Wasup guys. I've been having knee pains since i was about 16 and idk what else to do. I started lifting when i was like 13 and km 20 now, I noticed the pains when i was like 16 as i started getting into repping higher weights like 405. The pain has never really gone away, now im 20 and it still...

nuke3255‎, 07-09-2018 09:29 PM
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Would it most likely be safe to exercise after this week?

Felt a twinge in my tricep, I think it came from the lateral head. All I heard was a small pop, and some minor pain and tenderness afterwards. It went away the next morning, and I still have full ROM along with being able to do light pushups and pull ups with no noticable loss in strenght or pain....

PeterAnastasiou‎, 07-14-2018 11:12 AM
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Stretching Y'all, Stretching!

Short and sweet for y'all: Injury prevention and rehab are commonly addressed poorly, even by M.D.s and Physical Therapists. My Physical Therapist has been doing PT for 25 years. He is famous around these parts and has a lot of M.D.s as clients (orthopedic M.D.s as well). A lot of PTs...

hawkpacific‎, 07-13-2018 08:47 PM
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Pain in Bicep When Curling

hi in the past weeks i Have Started Feeling. pain in The Bicep at the End Of My Training i do However Only feel the Pain in my Right arm Not My Left. i do Train Both at the Same weight. what Can it be ?

Birkthebirk‎, 07-13-2018 07:42 AM
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Lower back bulge right side + right shoulder lower than left (coincidence?)

Feel like I should note I'm currently seeing a PT after having my shoulder/back xrayed for s****osis, an MRI will be done if my pain hasn't lessened by the end of the month as per the doctors words. I was diagnosed with SLIGHT s****osis, and he told me my back pain wouldn't be caused by it as it's...

Jblase‎, 07-12-2018 10:43 PM
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Recover from Sciatica nerve pain

Hello guys, I'm currently 181cm tall and weigh 74,8kg with mostly being belly fat so I'm not athletic or slim. I got a damage in my sciatica nerve when I was following the workout program of Fierce 5 Novice Routine. After a few months, I felt sciatica nerve pain from doing too much squats and...

Dani163‎, 07-13-2018 03:01 AM
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Herniated Disc - cant dumbbell bench press

Looking for a replacement to dumbbell bench press since i can no longer lay down on the bench with the dumbbells in my hands due to a herniated disc - Wondering if I should do 6 sets of barbell bench and 3 sets of incline barbell bench instead of my regular 3 sets of barbell bench, 3 sets of db...

BangDingOw‎, 07-12-2018 03:39 PM
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Exclamation Pulled lower back muscle taking ages to heal?

Hi guys, Roughly about 5 weeks ago I suffered from a lumbar strain/pulled lower back muscle from doing deadlifts. Being naive and a novice i did heavier weight than I should have and my form slipped. I've gone to like 2 doctors, 2 nurses, a PT and they have all said it is a lumbar strain...

Comicfire‎, 03-11-2017 09:32 AM
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Thumbs down Hip pain precision?

Hi, I have some pain in my right hip due to squatting too deep without having the natural mobility to do so. So right now, I feel pain whenever I squat with only my bodyweight at a certain depth and feel pain at the hip whenever I move my right leg laterally only while the leg is in this...

ManefZ‎, 07-12-2018 10:53 AM
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*OUCH* joint between Bicep and Forearm

I started getting motivated after really receiving an ego blow from the wife (long story) and decided that I needed to get in shape. For about 6 weeks I started doing pushups and light DB workouts at home to see if I would stick with it and justify a gym membership. I did! Decided to join a gym...

khonnan‎, 06-04-2009 01:46 PM
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Sternum popping and pain

Hey guys, So about 3 months ago I was squatting and felt a little pop in my chest at the sternum. It didn't hurt, and so I didn't think much of it and continued lifting. It happened around 2 more times, and then got to the point where it would start to get a little sore after working out. So, I...

Brainiac2‎, 03-26-2013 09:36 AM
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Unhappy Pain Thoracic Vertebrae when pressing it

I have this weird pain on my left side on a thoracic vertebrae it hurts when i twist my body to the left side or i when press at the center of the vetebra and to her left side also . The right side doesnt hurt and neither any other vertebrae . The pain doesnt spread its very localized...

AthenePT‎, 07-11-2018 03:07 PM
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Tweaked your lower back? Good video...

riq-DfDDimc I've done this about 3-4 times and always made the same mistake...

SuffolkPunch‎, 07-11-2018 10:45 AM
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Anyone had an injury similar to this one? (Lower back pain from deadlifts)

8 weeks ago while doing dumbbell deadlifts, I felt a sharp knife like pain in my lower middle back. I could barely bend over. I have done no lifting or running since then and only walk. Every day I've been doing PT exercises and stretches along with ice. Over time it's gotten better and the pain...

jagsfan05‎, 07-01-2018 08:46 AM
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