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Old 01-01-2012, 04:56 PM   #1
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Default flexor carpi ulnaris issue

So I've had an issue with my arm/wrist rotation since mid-October. I tried taking extended time off, but it actually feels better with training and movement...though it is exacerbated with heat. Anyway, I had my MD friend (who used to be an MMA cageside physician--how cool is that?!) look at it, and she said it was just some tendonitis in my flexor carpi ulnaris. She recommended a little bit of ibuprofen as needed, wearing a wrist band while typing and perhaps some strengthening exercises (squeezing a ball, etc.) Anybody else have any strengthening exercise ideas?
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Old 01-02-2012, 06:04 AM   #2
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If it's chronic I'd avoid the ibu and do eccentrics + heat + massage to the muscle belly to help take stress off the tendon.
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Old 01-02-2012, 07:59 AM   #3
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If it's chronic I'd avoid the ibu and do eccentrics + heat + massage to the muscle belly to help take stress off the tendon.
Weird; heat and massage both make it way worse.
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Then don't do that then. o_o

I'd go with regular tendonitis protocol even though it's stuck around a while then.
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Weird, because RICE doesn't help either. Only thing that really helps is movement. I am just trying to find strengthening exercises other than squeezing this tennis ball.
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That's an odd cookie.

See if some high rep rice bucket helps any?
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Why would I do high rep RICE if RICE makes it work? That makes no sense.

I was just looking for PT exercises... squeezing a ball seems to help.
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Why would I do high rep RICE if RICE makes it work? That makes no sense.

I was just looking for PT exercises... squeezing a ball seems to help.
high rep Rice bucket.. is an exercise. lol

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=rice+bucket
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LOL. I am dumb.
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Consider extensors work with rubber bands

http://ironmind-store.com/Expand-You...ductinfo/1376/
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