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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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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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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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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 08:12 AM
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Question Occasional shoulder pain - need advice

50 yr old female....since I've started doing an upper body routine with weights 3x a week (40 minutes), I have occasional pain in the front of my right shoulder. It's not sharp or bad pain, and it's not all the time, and sometimes it's gone completely. I've had a rotator cuff tear before and it...

1lostyankee‎, 06-14-2021 04:06 AM
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How does my upper body look?

I've got bumps on either shoulder and my back, and dips in my shoulders which I don't know if its good or bad. what type of shoulders are they? What can improve that if needed? 6 pics added on my profile. I'm a bit concerned so if you guys can look and help me out that would be swell

callum1111‎, Yesterday 01:45 AM
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Barebell squat always making fingers numb?

Hi! Whenever I squat with the barbell, the fingers (mainly pinkie) on the right hand always goes numb...for like a day. My form seems to be OK and the weight is definitely not heavy. I assume there is a nerve being pinched but even when i rearrange my arms it causes some tingling/numbness still....

JoshA1‎, 06-11-2021 03:48 AM
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Thumbs down Yoga when I’m sore?

I over did it early this week and my quads and glutes are really sore. I have a yoga class scheduled for tonight. Should I go or will it make things worse?

wowserino‎, 06-11-2021 05:14 AM
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Bumps on shoulder - pics added

I have been lifting dumbells at home for the last few months and I have noticed bumps on both shoulders and dips on my shoulders too. I'm thinking is it from lifting or due to posture? Is it AC discolation? But there's no discomfort and I have full range of motion. Anyway I can remove...

callum1111‎, 06-15-2021 03:15 PM
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Bumps on shoulders from lifting?

Hey guys, I've been lifting dumbells from home and recently noticed I have bumps on each shoulder and from research its the clavical bone and it could be an AC discolation. I've had no pain and I have full range of motion in each shoulder. I've talked to a physical therapist and he said...

callum1111‎, 06-15-2021 02:24 PM
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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 07:06 PM
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pain in the middle of my back (spine)

sorry if this is posted in the wrong place. I searched but only found one thread that was close to what I'm dealing with. I'm 35 years old. I used to workout 6 days a week and played racquetball on sunday for 3 years. I was in great shape and wasn't really trying to get big, but towards the...

bdruff‎, 01-18-2010 07:46 PM
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Intercostal Muscle Strain - Can I still train?

I got what I'm fairly sure is an intercostal muscle strain the other day. It's not completely agonising or anything but it's enough to make me wince whenever I cough or have to bend my spine. I can't run without pain and even just lifting my arm up is painful, sleeping is a bit difficult. The...

69turtlehead69‎, 06-11-2021 03:18 AM
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Unhappy Done something to my quadriceps (Need advice)

Hello, I’m slightly new to bodybuilding and started around about a year ago. I then stopped due to lockdown and recently got back into it. I did my arms and shoulders on Monday and then moved to Abs and legs on Tuesday. Please bare in mind I took over a year of break due to lockdown and these...

NotoriousWrath‎, 06-10-2021 09:46 AM
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Bicep pain when tensing

Hi Hoping someone can advise, I recently started the gym again for the first time in a few years, I think I may have done something to my bicep as when I tense it I feel a pain in my forearm and bicep. Its not hugely painful but I can definitely feel it while tensing. Ive been continuing the...

userOIGKRC6NT5U‎, 06-03-2021 02:28 AM
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Question Small Long Head Bicep MUSCLE tear, any advice?

Hey guys, so about 2 months ago I apparently tore my bicep muscle. The doctor told me that after examining the ultrasound it would scar over very nicely with no surgery. However, I've been doing PT and I don't think it's really been helping much. I know they're the "pros" but I've had doctors that...

concraig‎, 06-01-2021 04:41 PM
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Any tinnitus (ringing of the ears) sufferers here?

A few months ago I unfortunately got tinnitus. It's been a real struggle adapting to this new way of life. Does weight training make tinnitus worse? Any fellow tinnitus sufferers here to share their experience?

Wendal‎, 05-29-2021 01:28 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 12:20 AM
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Question Tricep tendonitis, other aches and pains, and overtraining?

Last week I decided I needed to deload from Viking's after around 8 weeks of training since my last deload and I was also on planning to start a strength routine for my bench and OHP. My body was aching and I definitely knew I needed to deload. Come Monday when I was supposed to deload, I felt...

baron541‎, 05-31-2021 01:55 PM
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Weird latissimus dorsi pain..

Hello, So my shoulder has never really been in tip top shape, but now over the last year it's really become a big issue in my daily life. For a long time I thought the cause of my shoulder/lats pain was indeed a shoulder injury, but after explaining my situation to a shoulder specialist, he came...

annern55‎, 11-05-2017 06:55 AM
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Physical activity kills me

Hello. 33 yo male here. I‘ll try to write only key aspects, because its very complicated, and would required at least few pages to describe it precisely. About 10 years i struggle with my health. Done various of health tests. I have problems with GERD (acid reflux) and LES (Lower esophageal...

Wedarazz‎, 05-21-2021 12:10 PM
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Nerve impingement affecting strength. Anyone experience the same?

Hey all, I've been dealing with a pinched nerve on and off for the past 4-5 months or so. My main symptoms are a small but still noticeable loss of strength in my left arm during certain movements and a nagging type of pain in my neck (which isn't there all the time). I can do all rowing...

samrozay3‎, 05-21-2021 12:48 AM
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Slap tear in Shoulder

Hi all, So after gyms reopening and relieving me of some tough mental health issues, I've gone and got myself a slap tear in my shoulder. I require surgery which is 4-6 months out of action and probably longer to regain the same muscle/strength back. My question is, within reason, can I...

usadmybad‎, 05-05-2021 11:30 AM
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Lower back - muscular or spinal?

As I try to learn and wrap my head around good form on the squat and RDL, I had a thought about the "pain" I have in my lower back area. It's not pain as such, not sharp or intrusive, or triggered at any particular point bending forward or backward. It feels more like a constant ache. When I go...

OKapricot‎, 05-15-2021 03:02 AM
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Thumbs up [CURE] Lower Back Pain (SPOILER: McKenzie Method)

So my thread is deleted apparently but the cure to my injured disc has been the McKenzie Method, and sleeping on my stomach as much as possible with my head raised on my pillow. Been making recovery in leaps and bounds, and suffer almost zero pain anytime every unless I pick up something in the...

DeslredUsername‎, 05-23-2021 11:54 PM
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Carpal tunnel and lifting

Hi I am 43 and have moderate to severe carpal tunnel. Does anyone know any way to minimize the strain on my wrist when I lift? This carpal tunnel keeps from doing as much as free weights lifting as I would like such as dead lifts and free weight side bends I have been working out for 5 months. I...

GrandmaGym‎, 01-23-2010 08:43 AM
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Shoulder issue

I started lifting about 2 years ago. 6 years ago I broke my humerus and have a plate in my arm. Around 3 weeks ago I started having this dull ache shoulder pain while lifting not terrible but I went to the doctor who did the surgery he took x rays and said everything looks fine and to lay off for a...

epvb‎, 05-21-2021 02:23 PM
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Can Anyone Help Me Figure Out What's Going on With My Back?

Almost three years ago, when I was deadlifting, I heard and felt a big pop in my hip. I was doing my third set of 12 reps at 225lbs, and while pulling the weight up on the last rep, there was a big pop, and it felt like my pelvis rotated to the left (hip spun clockwise). It didn't hurt, but it...

cwsmith35‎, 05-17-2021 09:27 AM
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broken hand bone

have a boxer's fracture, hook the boxing wooden dummy really hard. couldnt move my hand for the next few days, however after 2 weeks now felt much better able to type and to do daily light stuff. had a xray, showed bone irregularities on the base of the 5th metacarpal together with the hamate...

aspirex‎, 04-24-2021 08:58 AM
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