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Pains in elbows and forearms on weight lifting. How to relieve pain and continue training?

hi, I have been off training now for a few months came back just over a week ago and am lifting light weights and more reps but i have had horrible pains in my elbows and forearms for about 3 days now and its at the point where i cannot straighten my arms to full extension, I havent trained since i noticed it but would like to train so what do you think the answer is. Thank you
Asked On : Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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Rheumatologist 's  Response
Hi !

Thank you for your query.

I think you are doing the exercises heavily and your body is not accustomed to it . You dont need to take any medicines the pain will go on its own still if you feel you can take a paracetamol for pain relief .

Consult a fitness trainer to guide you.

Hope you are satisfied with the answer.

If you have any further queries feel free to ask.

Wish you good health.

Take care.
Answered: Fri, 5 Jul 2013
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Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist Mathew Varghese's  Response
Hello, You forearm and biceps muscle have gone into protective spasm due to increase of weights used and can do cryotherapy twice a day for two days and take rest,but remember not to increase and the repetitions when you start weight lifting next
Answered: Mon, 23 Sep 2013
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