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engr


Apr 30, 2012, 2:55 PM
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If I touch the side of my head and then press against my head I feel pain at the small elbow bone on the inside... where the forearm tendon attaches.

Hasn't healed for a couple months... what should I do to rehab it?


onceahardman


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engr wrote:
If I touch the side of my head and then press against my head I feel pain at the small elbow bone on the inside... where the forearm tendon attaches.

Hasn't healed for a couple months... what should I do to rehab it?

Stop touching the side of your head and then pressing against your head.


engr


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ok, let me re-phrase. When I slap a wicked V4 side pull, my elbow hurts on the medial side. Now if I pull gently on a v1 it hurts. It's shut me down and I'm going crazy. Can you give me some guidance to rehab my injury


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engr wrote:
ok, let me re-phrase. When I slap a wicked V4 side pull, my elbow hurts on the medial side. Now if I pull gently on a v1 it hurts. It's shut me down and I'm going crazy. Can you give me some guidance to rehab my injury
No doubt oncehardman will be back soon to help (that dude seriously knows his stuff), but in the meantime here is a very helpful link: http://climbinginjuries.com/

If you start a program stick with it all the way through and try to really dedicate yourself to doing it. When I stopped doing the exercises when I felt like it and started doing them when I should, my elbow got better quickly.


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Sounds like medial epicondylitis. There has been a lot written about it here and elsewhere.

It is sometimes called, "climber's elbow", or "golfer's elbow".

It is very stubborn, and does not always treat well, or fully resolve, even if you do everything right. Eccentric strengthening of the involved structures seems to be pretty effective. A good manual therapist (PT) may also prove quite helpful.

In climbers who train lots of pullups and similar exercises, like campusing, pronator teres is a likely location for the involved structure, If that is your case, eccentric training of wrist and finger flexors will be of little benefit.

My own case involved pronator teres and I self treated with some manual techniques, and it resolved fully, and pretty quickly too.


surfer9joe


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onceahardman wrote:
Sounds like medial epicondylitis. There has been a lot written about it here and elsewhere.

It is sometimes called, "climber's elbow", or "golfer's elbow".

It is very stubborn, and does not always treat well, or fully resolve, even if you do everything right. Eccentric strengthening of the involved structures seems to be pretty effective. A good manual therapist (PT) may also prove quite helpful.

In climbers who train lots of pullups and similar exercises, like campusing, pronator teres is a likely location for the involved structure, If that is your case, eccentric training of wrist and finger flexors will be of little benefit.

My own case involved pronator teres and I self treated with some manual techniques, and it resolved fully, and pretty quickly too.

This is perfect, I just developed this prblem myself dammit! and i blame the fact that I recently started doing a bunch of pullups.

What self treatment, manual techniques did you use?


surfer9joe


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This article is hilarious: http://www.rockandice.com/...dodgy-elbows?start=1
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