Rotator Cuff Pain on Cycle
- 04-27-2007, 08:26 PM
Rotator Cuff Pain on Cycle
I managed to slightly injure my rotator cuff while on cycle.
I have had a similar injury before I ever did a cycle. The pain occurs below the rear delt near the subscapularis?
I can isolate the pain by holding my arm at a 90 degree angle pointing forward and rotating the arm twoard the right side. As it turns twoard the right side I feel the pain.
The exersize I believe that is causing this is weighted close grip chins. I'm going to drop the exersize for now. I plan on taking it easy on the rotator cuff. I just wonder how long I should rest it.
Would 9 days be enough? I can function normally with the exception of the slight pain when i bend my arm at weird angles.
- 04-27-2007, 08:30 PM
Train around it. When you complete your cycle and PCT, re-evaluate the situation. I hvae managed to train with less than stellar shoulders by adjusting my lifts (and cissus helps out as well).
04-27-2007, 08:36 PM
I have been on cissus bulk powder for about 6-7 days now.
How many mg's should I be aiming for? I usually do 1 TBLspoon which is 2000 mg's I think.
Also, do you think 9 days is a reasonable amount of time off?
04-27-2007, 08:43 PM
04-27-2007, 08:48 PM
04-28-2007, 02:00 PM
Emo, I was in the same situation a couple of weeks ago. Week 11 of a Test E cycle and bam out of nowhere an inflamed rotator cuff, long story short I did lot's of squats and deads, iced the shoulder daily and used cissus for 2 weeks and I've been back to normal.....I'm using the same cissus but I capped it....god that must taste just awful.
04-28-2007, 07:04 PM
Week 11 must be the magic number because I'm using test-e, well just came off, and this is the same week I had the inflamtion. I sort of bridged into a mini havoc cycle.
How much cissus are you taking a day? Also, how long did you take off or did you just switch exersizes?
04-29-2007, 09:02 AM
don't screw around with your rotator cuff. Everyone trains their superficial muscles but the deeper ones like the rotator cuff are just as if not more important. If i where you id get straight to a physio find exactly whats wrong, grap some therobands and strengthen your rotator cuff under the physio's reccomendations. Can be a part of your overall routine, but at least make it a part and avoid any heavy shoulder excercises for now.
04-29-2007, 09:03 AM
in fact the moral of this whole post is everyone should include some rotator cuff strengthening excercises to their workouts every now and then!
05-01-2007, 03:02 PM
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