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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: 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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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: 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: 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: -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: 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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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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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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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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Body shaped weirdly.. any advise?

Could anyone advise what I can do with my right shoulder? It weirdly shaped as compared to my left shoulders. Chest as well..

Jamesle56‎, 12-09-2019 10:39 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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Click/plucking tendon behind knee

When I squat down I get clicking behind my knees. Or it kinda feels like the tendon on the backside (outer edge) of my knee is being plucked. It doesn't hurt per se but it feels odd and it kinda throws off my form as it's distracting. I can't quite squat down to parallel as I'm recovering from...

schnauzers‎, 04-16-2014 02:53 PM
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Unhappy rib/upper abdominal injury leg press

I was doing a leg press and I felt a sharp pain in my upper right abdominal and rib, the next day I could hardly get out of bed, my right side hurts when I breath, but nothing is broken, I think I strained my rib or abdominal. Has anybody ever have the same experience, it hurts like hell. You...

intermilan‎, 05-14-2006 01:20 AM
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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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Right shoulder burning pain

Hello guys im 17yo i have been lifting for like 3 years but took it seriously last year,my problem is that when im doing side raises my right shoulder doesn’t feel good and i feel an burning feeling inside my shoulder like something is tearing i had this problem the past 3 months,My form is okay...

fatjon69‎, 12-08-2019 02:08 PM
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Injured something doing curls, Paresthesia fingers, toes

Back on Aug 12 I was doing curls and using bad form, swinging the bar and my neck was down. Nothing heavy maybe 75#. Within three days I had Paresthesia of my fingers and toes, stiff neck and dizzy spells. Toes will go from ice cold to burning. Had extensive blood work and xrays of neck. Nothing...

greyeyezz‎, 12-07-2019 03:48 PM
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Pectoral Atrophy/Right sided issues

Hi All, I'll try and keep this short and summarize Male (29) -Strength training for 10 + years for various sports -Over the last 2 years noticed continuous atrophy of right pectoral (almost fully atrophied) Seems like its cut off right from the sternal head -Whole right side seems to be...

F3D‎, 10-13-2019 02:00 PM
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Getting back into lifting after a bout of general anxiety?

So in September I had a night panic attack, knocked me for 6 and sent me down a dark road with general anxiety and fear. I lost interest in anything including the gym so gave it up. Prior to that I had been working out 4-5 days per week for the past 4 years. Looking back I had been over doing...

itsnotme1981uk‎, 12-06-2019 10:32 AM
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Not sure who to go to for misaligned body?

Hey guys, i'm not sure who to go to for my right shoulder trap problem. It's been feeling off since I got my neck injured from a chiropractor 2 months ago. Like it's been more raised than the other side of my body. It feels terribly off like when I do arm circles (dynamic stretching) for example it...

2RDEYE‎, 12-06-2019 11:37 AM
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Sore clavicle/collarbone?

When I press down on my left clavicle it stings just a little bit and stings occasionally if I stretch it a certain way. I can workout through it fine and it doesnt hurt while I am lifting but should I stop working chest/shoulders in the mean time? Maybe stop doing PPLPPL? Take a few days off?

pb710‎, 12-05-2019 04:34 PM
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Hammer Curling - Tendon Slipping Near "Inner Elbow"?

What is happening with my inner elbow area by the bicep (cubital fossa) when I do cross-body hammer curls? Whenever I get a pump, and I extend the dumbbell when lowering across the torso, I feel (and see) something moving around the bicep tendon in the elbow crease. It feels like something is...

planeta100‎, 11-28-2019 06:17 PM
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Abs won’t activate

I took a year long break from working out, and now that I am back to it, my back and groin area get sore when I try to do abs. I can’t even feel anything at in my abs when I try to work them. Any tips? Thanks-Henry

henryalb‎, 12-03-2019 09:46 AM
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Unusual/extreme tiredness, sudden onset

This has got me scratching my head. Background - I've been doing keto (and please - I'm not interested in anyone's criticism of keto - it's my choice, I have a specific question) for half a year now. Dropped from 198 lbs. to 158 lbs. Getting leaner (maybe 13% BF down from 23%) and putting on some...

KetoBob‎, 07-11-2019 11:12 PM
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Trap Pain

I'm dealing with some trap pain in my left shoulder during certain pushing exercises such as incline bench and dumbell shoulder press, however I can flat bench press and shoulder lateral raise just fine. The pain is a sharp pain and occurs during the movement and after a push day. However, the pain...

smallifter68‎, 12-01-2019 12:43 PM
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Trochanteric bursectomy patients?

I've had sporadic bursts of trochanteric bursitis since 2007, it went away for years but came back a couple of months back. I had a cortisone shot which made it vanish but it came back with a horrific vengeance thr other day after doing box squats I had the bursa cut out of my shoulder back in...

Halfway‎, 11-30-2019 05:41 PM
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How to train with upper cross syndrome and anterior pelvic tilt?

Hello. Does anyone have some knowledge how to train while having those two syndromes? Is full body workout with adding some corrective exercises good way and it will be fixed over time or better to first focus to correct these two syndromes and then start lifting again?

Szyszak‎, 11-27-2019 02:37 PM
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Question Elbow pain not caused by a specific injury

Hey I'm experiencing some elbow pain and some slight delt pain which has not been due to an injury. I actually stopped working out for a bit and over time I started feeling pain in these areas. I have been tried some tricep stretches, forarm stretches,and delt stretches for a couple of weeks now...

lookupmkultra‎, 11-29-2019 12:36 PM
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Need advice

I have chronic patellar tendinitis in my left knee. It makes it really hard to get good leg workouts in. Any advice on what I can do or something I can buy to help get through the workouts?

jrevvvv8‎, 11-27-2019 10:44 PM
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Question Overtraining, what to know? How much rest do you need?

Goal: I'm trying to gain weight. Ok so I hear some people (like the hodgetwins) workout twice a day 6 days a week with no cardio, but I don't know how much time they workout in total. I would guess they alternate upper and lower days. Some people do full body workouts twice a day, but they...

UKTone‎, 11-29-2019 03:34 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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Supraspinatus tendon tear Exercises

I am 44 yo Due to heave lifting I got Supraspinatus tendon tear in my right shoulder. I stopped training for around 8 months and started to get in bad shape which i dont want. I wonder if there is a training program that I can build my other muscles such as biceps, triceps, arms, chest,...

asmgx‎, 11-13-2019 11:13 PM
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Knee pain: leg extensions? (please help)

Hey everyone. Quick question. Lately I've been having knee pain NOT in both knees, but in my right knee. It only hurts if I extend my leg and flex it. My knees don't hurt during squats, so I'm supposing it's the leg extensions...I did a few searches before asking this question, and none of them...

fitlover‎, 10-27-2009 04:33 AM
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Labrum Tear (SLAP Tear): My Experience

Wanted to do a write up on my experience with a labrum/SLAP tear since reading threads on BB helped me a lot as I was researching and trying to learn more. This is a long write up, but I want to be thorough. I know for me it really helped to read about others experiences, so I wanted to provide...

bbergsteinsson‎, 11-13-2019 10:53 PM
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