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My elbow hurts like %$*%!

Discussion in 'Training, Fitness and Health' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 28 Jul 2007.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    ....my right elbow is very painful and I am wondering if it could be the cycling thats caused it as I havent done anything else that could have damaged it. ...I thought it might be the reach but if that were so wouldnt both arms hurt?

    It's a pain in the joint, mostly on the outside of the arm...I've had a cold ice bag on it all evening but it still hurts.

    .....being a mere male of course I need to suffer...make the most of it etc.....:thumbsup:
  2. starseven

    starseven Guest

    Cycling does hurt my elbows , has to be a long ride and it doesn't last long but definetly causes the discomfort.

    Unless you are doing any other repetative arm movements :thumbsup: it most likely is the cycling.
  3. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    ...I gave up the beer already lol!

    ...the Mrs has spoken ....apparently it is certainly a case of tennis elbow...not cyclist elbow but tennis elbow. I have been prescribed anti inflamatory cream and pills and given a programme of exercises including ball squeezing, which she said she would apply violently if I did not do as I was told.....oooh er...matron!
  4. starseven

    starseven Guest

    You need a http://www.powerballs.com/

    The basic £13 job is availible from maplins, some golf shops sell the better ones with a counter. Even if you dont use them for exercise theyre a great toy!! Check out Akis:biggrin::biggrin:
  5. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    ...I already have two of those;):thumbsup: