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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: 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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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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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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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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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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 09:12 AM
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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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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 10:13 AM
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Unhappy The Pec Tear that Won't Heal... HELP!!

14 months ago I was decline bench pressing 285 pounds (a lot for me considering I weigh only 170), and on my third repetition I felt a sharp pain in my left armpit which prevented me from pushing the bar up anymore. It was pretty painful for a couple of days, but it eventually subsided. After...

injurypr0ne‎, 01-31-2009 10:57 PM
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Frustrating shoulder/armpit problem

I fell on my shoulder nearly 6 weeks ago. Initially was in a tremendous amount of discomfort could barely raise my arm above my head and pushing motions anywhere above chest level were impossible. Went to my family doctor , he said no significant injury , just rest , ice , massage the usual. ...

silverb5‎, 05-24-2007 08:34 AM
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Pinched Nerve in traps/neck - muscle atrophy in tricepts

Merry Christmas all! Was wondering if anyone has dealt with severe pinched nerves in the traps-neck. I went to a orthopedic Dr and ruled out bulging discs in the neck or bone spurs etc... there’s no issues with my shoulder rotator either. He referred me to a physical therapist which I have...

JimboRice‎, 12-25-2018 12:48 PM
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Hurt Back Incline Bench Pressing - Feeling Stupid & In Pain

No real point to this post other than to share the fact the I hurt my back incline bench pressing. I guess my form broke down as I strained for a final rep, and ended up twisting my back. I'm not sure what actual damage I've done (time will tell), but it hurts like hell. In addition to being in...

BringTheGainz‎, 07-07-2016 05:10 PM
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Unhappy Chronic Pec Strain

Hi All. I have a problem with what I think is a strain to my left pec muscle; this has been ongoing now for 3 to 4 years. There was no moment that I can recall where I remember it happening and as such I don't think its a tear or anything really serious. However, I stupidly never properly...

billygunn28‎, 08-06-2013 04:08 PM
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Pec inflammation won't go away! 4 months! HELP.

Hello! I've been struggling with a pec injury for the past 4 months and it doesn't seem to heal. (Pre-injury: For a while I had been having some crazy post-workout soreness in my pecs that could last for up to two weeks. Obviously I went lighter and rested more, but it took a while to regain...

CosmoCanyon‎, 12-15-2016 04:32 PM
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Workout after (day of) MRI Arthrogram of Shoulder?

Just a quick question. I know that an MRIA is just a picture and them pointing dies into your shoulder, but I feel that its necessary to ask. Is it okay to lift hard a few hours after a MRIA?

TheCaz‎, 12-08-2011 06:47 PM
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Probably triceps tendon tear?

Hi,im 29 years old guy, last week I was working out with triceps pressdown with 36kg, ive been hitting the gym for 3 month in order to lose fat because im overweight guy. When I pushed it down after a few reps i felt a very sharp pain on my chest, my both shoulders were hurting like there is no...

StanicEnemy‎, 09-03-2019 01:23 PM
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Return to training with bone spurs in shoulder

Hey everybody, I have been an avid lifter from the age of eighteen until I started to slow down and eventually stop at the age of 34.At my best I would be 205 at 6'2 with very low bodyfat. I deal with mild scoliosis which doesn't affect my training but I found out a year and a half ago that I have...

skust75‎, 08-18-2013 08:23 PM
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Torn Rhomboid healing

I tore my Rhomboid about 9 months ago. I worked through it hoping it would go away. I finally had to stop everything physical, get cortisone shots and just wait. After a few weeks I started with some shoulder blade squeezing and holding movements. It's now 9 weeks since the cortisone and...

Jeff Rocker‎, 03-18-2019 02:05 PM
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Persistent pain and discomfort in armpit- Desperate after 4 months

Hey guys, first off this is my first post on this forum and I made my registration just recently. I have been prolonging my registration for too long, despite having many question and much to learn. For the last 4 months I have been experiencing problems with a specific injury. It will take a while...

horche‎, 04-30-2017 05:14 PM
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Tennis elbow?

I've noticed, on a few occasions pain in my elbow on heavy presses(overhead or horizontal). And on tricep pushdowns Pain is on the outer side of the elbow. It's more of a discomfort than pain actually. But, seeing as how it's probably gonna get worse if ignored, I wanna try to take action...

WakingOp‎, 01-08-2020 06:12 PM
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Left wrist pain on bench and barbell rows

Ever since I've started strong lift 5x5 a few months ago my left wrist hurts on bench and barbell rows. The pain is only the left wrist, my right has no pain. It starts to hurt only when l go over 35kg for bench and 50kg for barbell rows. I have no pain in my wrist when going about my day to day...

LuckyAsMarcus‎, 12-05-2019 02:57 AM
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Angry Shoulder Injury On Bench Press Help

A few months back I was benching and I felt like I went to far down on my right shoulder causing it to hurt pretty bad for a few days but then it seemed to be okay. Went to a chiropractor and he said he thought it was a pec minor injury and not to go heavy for a week or so but I could continue...

nschainblatt‎, 12-20-2019 10:43 PM
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Knee Pain

A few weeks ago I randomly developed knee pain under my right knee cap during a set of squats (after returning from a deload). Since, the pain has been off and on, triggered by quad exercises but back squats were mostly okay after a decent warmup. Today I went in to squat and it was both knees this...

Xpiro‎, 01-10-2020 04:12 AM
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Scapular burning, help!

About twelve months ago at work my right scapular began burning and was incredibly painful, along with shoulder pain and immobility. I toughed it out for a few weeks, but the pain got to the point of being nauseating and extremely debilitating. Enter workers comp! The doctor told me that I had...

mrkd1991‎, 09-11-2014 09:40 PM
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Question Post Labrum Surgery questions

Hello there! I Had a bankart (anterior labrum) repair 3 weeks ago. I had 2 anchors put in the right labrum. I have been in an immobilizer sling, and will be for 3 more weeks. I was given the go ahead to go back to work at my desk job. I don’t wear the sling at work because it is propped up on my...

bbock4‎, 12-20-2019 09:04 PM
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Doms And Insomnia

good afternoon people, i was looking for some advice... i already suffer from insomnia but i sleep well only if i'm i have not been at the gym, when i do weight lift then i will have bad nights sleep for around 3/4 days with my insomnia getting worse. i have noticed a pattern with it and muscle...

SiloHD‎, 01-08-2020 06:29 AM
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Weightlifter’s shoulder/distal clavicle osteolysis

I’ve been experiencing pain after push day in my left clavicle/ac joint area. The pain will reside for a day and then go away until the next push day comes. I noticed that my left ac joint is more tender compared to my right. It hurts to do bench press/incline press/overhead press and curls. A...

smallifter68‎, 12-28-2019 12:34 PM
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Exclamation Been over 10 weeks of rest and still not pain free with rotator cuff injury

Hurt both left and right arm rotator cuffs a while ago from incline bench, general pressing movements and shoulder training (dumbbell OHP mainly). Haven’t seen a professional since I was sure they’ll send me home with strengthening exercises and rest which I could do myself at home. However I’ve...

trushal02‎, 01-20-2020 07:29 AM
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Question Herniated disc in thoracic spine (T5). Pinched nerve regularly. What to do?

Hey guys, I've made X-Ray some time which confirmed herniated disc in mid back region around T4-T5. Most of the time situation is following: I go to the gym regularly and at some point have stiffness in my mid back and traps. I ask my wife all the time to massage it especially traps, during...

Mak1n‎, 12-29-2019 03:44 PM
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Question Upper and outer thigh pain after a pop in the hip flexor area

So 2 weeks ago I was squatting(I had fixed and corrected my form a week prior, I got My high bar squat to look like how Olympic squatters do it) and at the bottom of the hole above my quad there was a pop and felt like a ripple or wave in that area and it started to hurt. I began stretching it the...

cb5353‎, 12-20-2019 05:29 PM
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strange shoulder injury

Hi everyone. I am going to see a physiotherapist about this, but I won’t be able to for a while so I just want to get some opinions here. I know that is not a substitute for proper medical advice. I have been having a problem with my left shoulder for about a year now. I know I should not have...

Askr999‎, 01-17-2020 03:14 PM
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