Originally Posted by OccultaVexillum
I know exactly how you feel man. It was the most frustrating thing ever and changed the way I train a lot. There was so much uncertainty through the whole thing about knowing if it was "ok" and how hard I could go and if it would ever come back.
There's a lot of stuff I simply don't do now in the gym because of it but I am stronger than ever. It's just a waiting game and then being proactive and patient. Finding the imbalance that caused it in the first place and working on strengthening that.
Originally Posted by Rais
Took me roughly 5 months to get over my golfer's elbow. I just did cardio and calisthenics that did not involve putting significant load on that tendon. It's 100% healed now.
Thanks for the perspective. I feel like I've finally gotten over the guilt-compulsion to lift and have accepted that it's going to take time, but it still gets to me once in awhile. I really don't want to be left with any long-term injuries so I'm going to have to suck up the fact that it could be a year or longer before I can back to it.
How did you approach rehab when you got serious about it? Daily routines, activities you avoided, etc. I realize all injuries are different, but the mindset and mental approach seem to be the most important part for me... Just wondering how you guys kept on with the rehab whilst staying sane in the face of only wanting to train in spite of it.