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    Getting un-streamlined Progress's Avatar
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    Pulled/Pinched something

    I went into the gym today in a very negative emotional state and tried to lift hard. I could tell I was in trouble because I just felt really weak. I ended up not letting go of a dumb bell and injured something in my neck. I don't know if I pulled it or pinched something but I can't really turn my head and I've had this sort of thing happen to me before. I shouldn't have lifted and I definitely should have stretched more.

    What should I do to minimize the amount of time I have this?

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    Cock-Diesel Bound Optimum08's Avatar
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    i would say try to stretch it out and rest it...take some ibuprofen too...
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    WannabeStronger Scooter's Avatar
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    I've done this before without the proper warm up/stretching. Sounds like you just pulled a muscle. Light stretching and ice/heat therapy is a good start to recoevery.


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