Random health and exercise thoughts

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  1. fuji

    fuji Senior member

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    Its not even just from moving my knee, just lying down an every once in a while it will feel like someone pricked my knee with a needle. Might buy a cheap sleeve and see if it does anything. I don't see why a piece of neoprene costs $40.
     


  2. Khayembii Communique

    Khayembii Communique Senior member

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    I used to have crazy calf pains from running even just a bit. After my first serious calf lifts it went away completely.
     


  3. knucks

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    I doubt a sleeve will help your problem at all.
     


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    Blisters on my feet, aching in my ankle.

    And I've got a mud run on Sunday. Argh.
     
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    First time playing soccer + I assume breaking in cleats = yep.
     


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    I agree with knucks. I'd go see a doc.
     


  7. fuji

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    Crappy UK NHS doctors will say stop squatting or performing leg exercises for 6 weeks and if it doesn't go away come back. Not gonna be getting any scans or tests to actually see what it is. They do the same thing every time I get an injury even when i fractured my rib, strong lack of treatment.
     


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    your best bet is to go see a sports physician if you can manage it. In my experience they're much more up to date on these types of injuries, and will have better advice regarding training and treatment. A GP might throw out a total no-no for squats and lifting just b/c the injury needs rest and they don't know better what to recommend to sub, say, squats with.

    however, if a sports physician says you don't squat, well then you really don't squat.

    e. maybe stick it out till LSE, don't students get better healthcare?
     
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    That's been my experience in the states too, you pay money to have someone tell you to ice and rest it. It seems once you get to a certain level in weightlifging EVERYONE has an injury they are working through. I could probably take 6 weeks off and have my injury gone but who wants to do that, I'd just rather workout smarter for 6 months while it heals. I did see you talk about high volume front and back squats, I avoid that shit.
     


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    Nah, don't think theres a change in health care when you're a student. I have private health care anyway, but I don't want to use it for something, which is probably very minor. I do fairly high volume squats, probably about 80-100 weighted ones per week not including warm ups. Don't really front squat much, maybe 5x3 not to failure once a week at most. I bought some cheap sleeves, if they help it they help it, if they don't they were cheap and they're good for my joints anyway.
     
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    Unless you've actually torn something, ice and rest is about all you can do. If you don't rest it it won't heal and will just bug you forever. The more important thing is to figure out what cause the problem in the first place, so you can avoid ending up in the same place all over again.
     


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    I really dont want to offer fuji any advice seeing as he will not listen
     


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    Sir Humphrey Appleby Senior member

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    Go private then.
     


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    Can I, hypothetically, lose weight and gain enough muscle to keep my current 42" chest size? haha.
     
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