CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > In Sickness and In Health > Injuries
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Injuries Chronic & Acute

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-07-2006, 09:05 AM   #1
Guy Crossland
Member Guy Crossland is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Eastbourne  East sussex
Posts: 72
Deep inside my forearm near the bicep insertion is a nagging pain stopping me doing pull ups. the pain sometime radiates down my arm and I feel lke I have lost 25% of my strength in that arm. So Rest is the key I am sure but if I rest upper body for two weeks what will I lose in terms of strength and fitness. I am in a position where I need my strength on a daily basis!
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2006, 10:20 AM   #2
Ben Kaminski
Member Ben Kaminski is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Cincinnati  OH
Posts: 875
Sounds like a pressure point, is it under the brachoradialis just below the elbow?
http://www.exrx.net/Muscles/Brachioradialis.html
If you don't want to rest then do exercises that don't cause pain - one arm exercises, exercises that don't use the arm, etc.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2006, 11:30 AM   #3
Mike Yukish
Member Mike Yukish is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: State College  PA
Posts: 448
Oddly enough, I found having some elbow tendonitis improved my clean and snatch form. It nipped the early pull in the bud, reminding me in a direct manner when I was actually reverse curling the weight. When I used good form, there was little or no pain.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2006, 01:27 AM   #4
Christian Lemburg
Member Christian Lemburg is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Aachen  NRW
Posts: 308
Massage your forearm and biceps, looking for hard lumps in the muscles that hurt when pressed on. Short, slow strokes, in one direction, for about a minute or so, several times a day. For forearm massage, use a tennis ball on the table to get more pressure without straining your hands and fingers. For the biceps, use the knuckles of the other side hand.

Good luck, and fast recovery,

Christian
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I'm lost on where to start.... Rob Pratten Starting 8 04-15-2007 02:10 AM
Lost in the sauce Joshua Hass Nutrition 3 12-19-2006 07:34 PM
Borderline idiotic strength coach + mandatory adherence = big problem Brian Reckdenwald Fitness 14 11-29-2006 07:18 PM
Lost in the woods Stephen Thrasher Testimonials 8 11-20-2005 05:56 PM
We lost a friend David Werner Community 29 09-23-2005 04:25 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:47 AM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.