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Old 10-06-2005, 04:56 AM   #1
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With my elbow joints hurting? How do you know if you got tendonitis? It hurts to lift even some thing light, however if I suffer through it for the first few minutes it get better and I can lift more. I am refering to arm curls. Any body else have trouble with this?

Also there is a lot of abreviations used on this site and I don't know what the heck is being said. For instance what is ROM? I think it is range of motion.
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Old 10-06-2005, 06:20 AM   #2
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Yeah, when I see ROM I see Range of Motion as well.
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Here are some of the abbr's you may see and their meanings:

ROM: range of motion
DOMS: delayed onset of muscle soreness
1RM: 1 repetition maximum
HIIT: high intensity interval training
ATF: ass-to-floor
ATG: ass-to-grass or -ground
HIT: high intensity traing
HST: hypertrophy specific training
DB: dumbbell
BB: barbell
PWO: post work out

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Old 10-06-2005, 09:13 AM   #4
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Basscat, where, specifically is the pain? Is it the inside of the elbow (the part that lays against your body when your arms are at your side)?

Or, is it the outside of the elbow (the part opposite your body)?

Or elsewhere? Does it hurt all the time, during everyday activities?

Tendonitis is a somewhat generic term that describes inflammation or some kind of recurring microtrauma of tendons that can be caused by different things.

Common ones are Tennis Elbow (pain on the outside) and Golfer's Elbow (pain on the inside). You may need to see a doctor for a diagnosis, but I wouldn't panic. Lots of weight lifters get this kind of pain once in a while.

It's usually a forearm tendon causing the problem, and it's not necessarily a chronic problem. One thing that can be a problem is using too heavy a weight too soon. It seems like more people than not do this. Especially with biceps.

I think (this is only my own theory) that doing specific forearm work can help prevent some of this.
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I have/had the golfer's elbow but I get over it in a week or so I try and just ignore it.
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I had tendonitis a little over a month ago and it really affected my lifts. My tendonitis was focused mainly in my tricep tendons so it really hurt when I did any type of "push" tricep exercises with the pain residing on the inside part of my elbow.

I'd recommend going to your doctor just to play it safe, if anything he will just make you take it easy for a few weeks on the exercises that affect it if it tendonitis. It is pretty common in weight lifting as the tendons become overused and stressed from heavy weights. Better to go and get it checked out than to make it worse, especially if its a small tear or so forth.
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Old 10-10-2005, 05:46 AM   #7
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It hurts on the inside part of my elbow. I can't hardly lift any thing, it hurts to lift a bottle of water. I have been taking some anitinflamatories and resting a bit and it is better but I know I cna't do any curls or any kind of pulling yet. It does not hurt to push just pull. I don't think it is tendonitis just a stressed tendon or ligament.
I'm going back to the gym today to work the chest and hope its o.k.
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Well, good luck and be careful. In this case an elbow wrap wouldn't hurt (a pressure wrap). You can wear it all the time, and it may help with the pain and to stabilize the joint.

I don't normally advocate supportive wear like this (you see people at the gym sometimes all decked out in wraps and such) but in this case it could help, I think. It always helps my knee when it's acting up.

I still would consider Sleazy's advice and see a doctor, although this stuff doesn't normally show up on x-rays, they may be able to pinpoint the problem. These kinds of injuries can sometimes require surgery (not trying to scare you).

But it sounds like you're taking it easy and that's good. It's just that these types of injuries have a way of coming back to haunt you, especially if not allowed to heal properly.
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