I Tore My Pec (Chest), and Update After Surgery

9 weeks ago, I tore my left pec bench pressing. It was a full tear of the muscle from the tendon, and I had 7 weeks between the injury and the reattachment surgery. I found that when I was searching the internet for info, I couldn't find many first-hand accounts of the injury, what to do while waiting for surgery, the surgery itself, and the recovery process. I'll do my best to explain for those dealing with this injury.

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I had consulted with three different orthopedic surgeons with varying opinions, and the first two guys were hesitant. I'm 2 weeks post surgery and feeling better every day. Please note, this is my experience and only that. Your injury might be different - so listen to your doctor (more…)

By Dan Petkovsek, ago