Biceps Tendonitis from curls and guitar
I have pain in my left arm, (where the bicep meets the forearm).
I used to perform curls with 35-40 pounds and have since stopped because of the pain.
I picked up the guitar about 5 months ago, and am worried that the guitar playing has agitated the tendon even more.
I guess my question is: will I always have pain?
What else can I do to get back to lifting some weights and still play the guitar.
I don't want to quit the guitar.
Will you always have biceps tendonitis pain?
I don't know, that's up to you really.
If you just Rest
it, it's likely that you will always have pain, depending on how active with your arm you are.
Curling can make muscles and connective tissue tight, and like all activities, can lead to Tendonitis
Probably you're short on Magnesium
. Once muscles get tight, they stay tight, and this uses up extra magnesium.
What can you do to get rid of biceps tendonitis? In short, I would ice massage the tendons as described on the How To Reduce Inflammation
I would also do light stretching, regularly throughout the day.
I would also self massage the biceps and surrounding area. Squeeze it like a sponge, old stuff out, new stuff in.
Might as well increase your protein intake too, just in case there is some damage there on the tendon that wants to heal but isn't getting enough protein to it.
That's a good start.
Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
The Tendonitis Expertwww.TendonitisExpert.com
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