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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: -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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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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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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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: 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: 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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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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Trap strain

I strained my left traps yesterday doing flyes... Somehow... It was minor enough to keep going, and then I fked it up real bad doing diamond push ups. No idea how. Anyway, I can't see a physio due to COVID, so I'm left to figure out the healing process on my own. First question: rehab, any...

Xpiro‎, Yesterday 04:17 PM
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SC JOINT problem

Hey, I got a problem with a sternoclavicular (SC) joint, basically it pops whenever I do actions like shrugs, rolling my shoulders forward/back. Have anyone got similar experience? Pls dont tell me it's something normal when joint cracks because I know for sure this one is NOT normal, it's like...

Szyszak‎, 07-08-2020 04:17 PM
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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 09:57 PM
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Irritation at Lower end of bicep area

Hello I am just wondering what I could have possibly done to my lower left bicep just above the elbow. I do home workouts and the only movements which I think could've done it is the back barbell rows and bicep curls and picking the weight up to do front squats with. The pain is not severe at all...

drunkrussian‎, 07-05-2020 07:27 AM
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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 12:23 PM
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Chronic mid and upper back pain

Hello everyone, I have been dealing with chronic back pain for over four years now. I am a 27 year old male from Canada, around 6 feet tall and 240 lbs, and I have experienced tightness in my mid and upper back between the shoulder blades and I always have the urge to pop it. Once I pop my...

Wardzig1993‎, 07-05-2020 08:57 AM
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Rotator Cuff Concern

Suffered an impinged rotator cuff back in January. Took 2 months off from any pressing movements, as well as any overhead movements (overhead press, pull-ups), after which it felt a little better. Then COVID happened, and the gym was closed for almost three months. I didn't really do any at-home...

MacheteMike5‎, 07-01-2020 06:42 PM
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Question Shoulder pain

So I got a scan on my right shoulder because ive had problem for almost a year, it showed no damage on my shoulder or rotatorcuff the doctor said it could be mobility issues and I went to a specialist for help but its not really working. I get very tight in my shoulder/upper trap after I have been...

Tom9111‎, 07-01-2020 01:20 PM
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When you get an injury do you stop weight training until it heals or work around it?

I have tendonitis in both my right elbow and right knee. Have for years. Tried PT but nothing's helped so far. When you feel pain do you simply work around the injuries and avoid doing movements that hurt while continuing weight training or is it best to stop weight training all together until...

Wendal‎, 06-30-2020 04:20 PM
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Unhappy broken humorous recovery (arm wrestling accident)

I broke my humorous bone in my right arm about 3 weeks ago, Sept. 13th, and I have to say its been very depressing ever since. I was the strongest id ever been in my life before hand, making excellent gains in size and strength before suffering this injury. I broke it arm wrestling (yeah i know...

bucknut22‎, 09-29-2008 08:13 PM
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Question Re-Injure shoulder? 5 1/2 months post op

I had a bankart labrum repair (3 sutures) done on my right shoulder December 2nd, nearly 6 months ago. Last weekend I was shooting hoops, which felt fine for my shoulder. After warming up I started throwing the ball against the wall pretty hard (to bounce back to me like a pass...idk). Even...

bbock4‎, 05-24-2020 02:45 PM
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I have 2 Inguinal hernias

I was diagnosed Monday with 2 inguinal hernias. After my ultrasound I went and saw my doctor. He wants to use a mesh to repair it and the surgery itself will be laparoscopic(sp) The one on the left is more pronounced and causes lots of pain. Questionsfor those who have gone through this-...

FrankCostanza‎, 06-17-2020 05:35 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 09:13 AM
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Elbow pain:(

A little about myself first: 35 yr old male. Workout 5-7 days a week. Very fitness driven. Over the last month as the gyms have closed, I’ve developed extreme elbow pain in both elbows. Part of it I THINK may have to do with everything I do now is free weights. But I especially noticed my...

whipper27‎, 05-10-2020 07:49 AM
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SC/Sternoclavicular Joint Injury Not Recovering

I've had pain in the SC joint for almost 2 months now and the pain has slowly gotten better after cutting off all exercise. I bench pressed light weight a few days ago to test it out and it started hurting again but not to the extent that it had before. The joint still seems to be just as enlarged...

Cumlord‎, 06-17-2020 01:08 PM
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Fractured foot and wrist

I can't figure out any exercises or even cardio to do with a fractured foot and wrist. Do I just stick to recovery/PT, meaning ice rest and mobility exercises? I am mainly looking for some cardio exercises I can do, but I can't think of any. How can I get my heart rate up?

metroins‎, 06-17-2020 08:19 AM
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How Do I Heal Tendonitis In My Shoulder?

Been weightlifting for about 6 months. Really intense workouts during the quarantine. 1.5 hours, 6 days a week. Excessive but thought I had a well-balanced routine. (More back than chest, hit rear delts hard, face pulls, etc). I start getting pain in my side delt that comes and goes. I did not...

jake5495‎, 06-15-2020 07:27 AM
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Wrist injury for 5 months - help?

At the end of January, I injured my wrist from a bench press - I was still relatively new to the gym, and wasn't using the proper form. Originally, my wrist was swollen and gave me sharp pains when doing almost anything with it. Whilst this eased slightly over time, I was eager to get back to...

fkedmywrist‎, 06-15-2020 07:20 PM
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Overstretched chest?

I was training chest yesterday and think I might have tweaked my shoulder... not during the exercises themselves but in my stretches afterwards. My left pec-minor has been feeling really tight lately so I was stretching it a lot, by doing a 'snow angel' type movement on my bench. But I think I...

ReboundReps‎, 06-15-2020 01:57 AM
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