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11/01/2013 at 10:16 am #70560Anthony MartaParticipant
I tweaked the posterolateral part of my elbow last night; that underside/outside area where the triceps and some forearm muscles attach. (See the pic for approximate location).I was going from bar to bar on a set of monkey bars we have in our crossift gym. On one of the transitions I loaded my elbow more than I should of and felt the tweak. No audible popping or anything like that but definitely an event where I knew there was a tweak.No swelling or redness the pain ranges from a 2.5 to 6 mostly hovering in the 3-4 range. I’m thinking this is a mild sprain/strain (of something down there) but a little hypochondriacally worried that it’s something worse.My questions are:1) Should I ice? I know that recently mWod said no icing.2) Should I be doing voodoo stuff on it or wait till the pain subsides.3) Any thoughts on what I actually did?4) Typing irratates it is it better to have elbows with less or more of a bent angle (less being straighter, more being more bent)Will definitely be taking it easy despite the Lurong Challenge. Hopefully can do stuff on monday/tuesday next week.Any thoughts/comments etc.. will be most appreciated.
11/01/2013 at 10:13 pm #73104Anonymous
No you should not be icing. There are 2 mwods that address the reasons why.
People, We’ve Got to Stop Icing. We Were Wrong, Sooo Wrong.
Community Video – Peoples, We’ve Got to Stop Icing. A Year Later….
Another resource on it ICED
An episodes that hits on typing
Episode 170: Death by desk? More powerful typing
There are alternative methods to icing that you can utilize.
You can voodoo floss if it doesn’t bother you.
02/13/2014 at 8:01 am #74125Katheryn CabreraParticipant
Good job Kaitlin…you did not answer his question AT ALL
02/13/2014 at 9:44 am #74128Anonymous
Pretty sure I did and gave resources on changed thinking about icing.
And an episode that addresses typing which is something he said bothers it.
02/13/2014 at 7:52 pm #74140Daniel CarpenterParticipant
Wow! Being wrong and rude at the same time, you must have woken up on the wrong side of the bed Joe. Feel better soon.Really though, what I don’t understand is why Jacob went through the time to create this post (screenshot and all) instead of typing the words “ice” “typing” etc in the search.
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