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Offline Aristotel Zherdi

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Wrist Pain
« on: May 15, 2011, 10:05:47 PM »
For a little while now ive been getting wrist pains on my right hand, the times when I specifically get the pain is when I start trying to do push ups or if I try to work on planche progressions. Pretty much anything where I have to put my bodyweight onto my wrists.

It starts hurting on the back part of my wrist towards the left end.

Pain is pretty much right around that area like is shown except its specifically on the left side not throughout the wrist

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2011, 01:39:24 AM »

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2011, 04:20:01 AM »
The way you're describing it, it seems like just muscle pain. Not being used to the stress of those positions.

Do some wrist strengthening and stretching, and I'd bet it'd help. I still get sore wrists after a ton of kongs in the gym. Once I put them on pavement I'm expecting it to be even sooner.

http://www.sandowplus.co.uk/Competition/Hoffman/YorkHandBalance/yorkhb1.htm (page 4) has some good stuff I do.

I'm sure more people can elaborate more on it.
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2011, 07:28:48 AM »
Need a specific spot of the pain and what point during any of the wrist articulations it hurts.


It's not carpal tunnel, and it's not muscular. It's either likely tendinous or joint related.
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2011, 08:55:00 AM »
Its on the left side of the right wrist when doing push ups and planche, so when twisting my wrist to a 90 degree position and putting pressure onto it.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2011, 06:02:49 PM »
Need a specific spot of the pain and what point during any of the wrist articulations it hurts.


It's not carpal tunnel, and it's not muscular. It's either likely tendinous or joint related.
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2011, 12:18:23 PM »
Man, I have the same thing. I've had it for almost 8 MONTHS now! I haven't done a handstand in months to try to heal and just got a squeezey gel thing to strengthen my grip in hope of it feeling better, but so far, no dice. It's really getting in the way of all training.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2011, 06:17:50 PM »
Clearly, if things are not getting better after a week you're either aggravating it some way or you need to see a health professional about it.

I can make guesses on here, but nothing is as good as seeing a health professional.
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2011, 04:15:54 PM »
Steve, I'm always amazed at your consistency and patience.  Seriously.  I can't keep up.
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2011, 04:35:07 PM »
Steve, I'm always amazed at your consistency and patience.  Seriously.  I can't keep up.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2011, 05:47:41 AM »
Wow I'm glad I'm not the only 1 having this problem, I sprained my wrist 3 months ago and I still have issues with movement, I can't handstand, kong, push ups, dips, anything where my wrist is in those positions.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2011, 05:30:20 PM »
I think it's tendonidous. I have it too just it hurt towards the right of my right wrist and I've had it for about five months and got out and buy a wrist brace thing, one that adjusts. It gives it support when u do activities, also ice it for 15-20 min at night, then it should start to feel better. It's super hard to get rid of and it pisses me off too but this is what I do and it's gotten so much better. I can actually practice free running and I can do handstands and such, I'm at the point where if I put a lot of pressure on it (like pull ups) then it hurts but otherwise wear an adjustable brace and ice every night. Let me know if this helps
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2011, 04:57:44 AM »
Hey thanks for the advise I will try that and see if it feels any better. I'm slowly rebuilding the muscles around my wrist by doing hand grip workouts and resistance band workouts to help the flexibility. Also I try to do pushups with my hands flat to stretch it so I can use it again.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2011, 12:16:03 AM »
I think it's a chronic sprain kind of thing in the ligaments around there. I've had the exact same problem. It used to sprain while doing muscle ups, handstands, etc. So I started wrapping my wrist in pressure/crepe bandages and things became easier. Also, adequate rest is important for the ligaments to heal before you start doing strengthening exercises for the muscles around the wrist.
And every time you sprain, the rest phase becomes useless, so make sure to use pressure bandages so you don't sprain again when you resume your training.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2011, 11:49:51 AM »
Sigh.

Please don't chime in with what YOUR injury was just because they have an injury around the area where you had yours.

It might not be the same injury. And even if it is the same injury the rehabilitation process may not be the same
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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2011, 12:25:59 PM »
Just sharing my experience, it may help someone. Of course his injury might be different from mine and it's always better to get it diagnosed by a specialist. I didn't mean to throw medical advice.

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Re: Wrist Pain
« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2015, 10:55:10 PM »
I have (left) wrist pain too - not bad enough (yet) to warrant going to a physio, but bad enough that I want to understand better what it might be and how I can continue to maintain my body in a healthful state.

I appreciate hearing about other people's similar injuries and experiences to understand what it might be and what to look out for.

It doesn't matter if other people here don't have The Answer - I appreciate being able to learn from their experiences.

So - thanks Arko, and others!

Steve I think you should grumble less about people trying to be helpful.  If you don't want to offer your own advice then that's up to you.

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