How long after a tendon injury to do a cycle?

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    How long after a tendon injury to do a cycle?


    I was just wondering if anyone has had a personal experience with a tendon injury and gear. I was planning on doing a test e cycle right after a transformation competition I was doing. However I injured my medial epicondyle tendon, I thought it was just bad golfers elbow but I have to get an mri because I haven't been able to grip anything without pain for 3 weeks and it's swollen. just been using cissus, anti inflammatory, and icing. sticking to cardio for now because even legs hurt when I grip a bar or handles. I don't know the severity of the injury yet, I'm hoping it's just a bad strain. I'm going to be cautious and wont start because I know tendon injuries are increased while on gear from tendon not hypertrophying at the same rate our muscles do. I wont start until it's 100% healed but I'm hoping to start the cycle in November now but will wait as needed.. Deca is suppose to help tendons on cycle however I just rather run a plain test e cycle. Has anyone had tendon issues before a cycle? how long did you wait until after your injury healed?

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    If you are doing a cycle i would stick to test and deca. The wet compounds will benefit your tendons... stay away from winny! HGH is supposed to make you heal faster after a injury. So if you can effort it, i would add it into rhe mix
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    Wait a long time. Like 6 months to a year
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    Quote Originally Posted by jking4 View Post
    I was just wondering if anyone has had a personal experience with a tendon injury and gear. I was planning on doing a test e cycle right after a transformation competition I was doing. However I injured my medial epicondyle tendon, I thought it was just bad golfers elbow but I have to get an mri because I haven't been able to grip anything without pain for 3 weeks and it's swollen. just been using cissus, anti inflammatory, and icing. sticking to cardio for now because even legs hurt when I grip a bar or handles. I don't know the severity of the injury yet, I'm hoping it's just a bad strain. I'm going to be cautious and wont start because I know tendon injuries are increased while on gear from tendon not hypertrophying at the same rate our muscles do. I wont start until it's 100% healed but I'm hoping to start the cycle in November now but will wait as needed.. Deca is suppose to help tendons on cycle however I just rather run a plain test e cycle. Has anyone had tendon issues before a cycle? how long did you wait until after your injury healed?
    You don't have to run a lot of deca to see the benefits of tendon strength. I'm talking less that 200mg a week. So you could run low dose deca through your cycle just for that benefit. I had a partial thickness year of my supra patella tendon and I cycled orals after around 4months later with no issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jking4 View Post
    I was just wondering if anyone has had a personal experience with a tendon injury and gear. I was planning on doing a test e cycle right after a transformation competition I was doing. However I injured my medial epicondyle tendon, I thought it was just bad golfers elbow but I have to get an mri because I haven't been able to grip anything without pain for 3 weeks and it's swollen. just been using cissus, anti inflammatory, and icing. sticking to cardio for now because even legs hurt when I grip a bar or handles. I don't know the severity of the injury yet, I'm hoping it's just a bad strain. I'm going to be cautious and wont start because I know tendon injuries are increased while on gear from tendon not hypertrophying at the same rate our muscles do. I wont start until it's 100% healed but I'm hoping to start the cycle in November now but will wait as needed.. Deca is suppose to help tendons on cycle however I just rather run a plain test e cycle. Has anyone had tendon issues before a cycle? how long did you wait until after your injury healed?
    You will know when you are ready to cycle. Everyone is different so no one can say for sure. I would wait till your feel pretty 100% unless you were gonna use HGH to speed things up
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbryand101b View Post
    Wait a long time. Like 6 months to a year
    should i wait that long even if it's just a strain?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lukef2000 View Post
    You don't have to run a lot of deca to see the benefits of tendon strength. I'm talking less that 200mg a week. So you could run low dose deca through your cycle just for that benefit. I had a partial thickness year of my supra patella tendon and I cycled orals after around 4months later with no issues.
    maybe I'll consider it. I need to wait for results first though. thanks for the advice though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jking4 View Post
    should i wait that long even if it's just a strain?
    well, just a strain, im sure that is fine to just run the gear. just be mindful of pain and the level of it.

    some compounds can make tendon issues worse and others can make them disappear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Littlefry View Post
    If your looking for a product to help with any joint/tendon issues you may have then I suggest you take a look at Achilles from us an Antaeus Labs. Nothing but great reviews on the product and it is dosed very well to suit your needs.

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    From here..
    ^^^^ good product! I'm actually on Achilles right now I've had major hip flexor issues during squats for a long time, a week into Achilles and I can't even feel it anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jking4 View Post
    should i wait that long even if it's just a strain?
    If you are incapable of lifting how you did before the injury then I would hold off on the gear. I had tendonitis in my elbow and waited six months before running my osta/s4 cycle and now I kind of wish I had held off just a bit longer since my elbow still wasn't 100%.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbryand101b View Post
    well, just a strain, im sure that is fine to just run the gear. just be mindful of pain and the level of it.

    some compounds can make tendon issues worse and others can make them disappear.
    I'm hoping it's just a strain. but thanks for the advice man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtinsideout View Post
    If you are incapable of lifting how you did before the injury then I would hold off on the gear. I had tendonitis in my elbow and waited six months before running my osta/s4 cycle and now I kind of wish I had held off just a bit longer since my elbow still wasn't 100%.
    damn 6 months for tendonitis
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    Quote Originally Posted by Littlefry View Post
    If your looking for a product to help with any joint/tendon issues you may have then I suggest you take a look at Achilles from us an Antaeus Labs. Nothing but great reviews on the product and it is dosed very well to suit your needs.


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    From here..
    I will definitely have to check that out. much appreciated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jking4 View Post
    damn 6 months for tendonitis
    I had it pretty bad, it started as a nagging pain and i stupidly tried to push through. One day I was doing pullups and I felt a sharp shooting pain that immediately made me let go of the bar. For the first month I had trouble holding a cup of coffee without it hurting a bit.
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    I've had elbow tendonitis for a long time due to boxing, and various cissus products have helped to ease that pain. I started using Joint Help back in I think February and it has been working amazingly well. I like to use Joint Force with it also.
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    I would wait till it is fully healed. On gear your strength will increase and you will be tempted to increase weight and reps that your tendon may not be ready for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rphash49 View Post
    I would wait till it is fully healed. On gear your strength will increase and you will be tempted to increase weight and reps that your tendon may not be ready for.
    This. When a tendon or ligament FEELS fine after an injury it's still probably not fully healed yet. I've been down this road a bunch and my best advice would be, two weeks AFTER you feel good then it's probably healed up.

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    Thanks for the support man! Achilles is a great product. Most users report joint/tendon improvement within 2 weeks of use. Glad to see it is working well for you. I think joint/tendon health is an issue overlooked by a lot of the fitness/bodybuilding community. With either heavy lifting ex. powerlifting, oly lifting, 5/3/1 etc... or hypertrophy oriented programs focusing on volume either way your joints/tendons can take a beating. Utilizing a joint/tendon product such as Achilles will help with any potential issues from arises as well as helping to aid in prior joint/tendon damage. Taking care of one's joints/tendons can help to prolong lifting into one's later years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laneanders View Post
    I've had elbow tendonitis for a long time due to boxing, and various cissus products have helped to ease that pain. I started using Joint Help back in I think February and it has been working amazingly well. I like to use Joint Force with it also.
    thanks for the info man. after about a week of cissus it's really helped with pain however it's still noticeable . my insurance didn't approve the mri...they made me get a ct first.......logic?.... so now i have to wait for ct the comback negative to get the MRI......UGH!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Montego1 View Post
    This. When a tendon or ligament FEELS fine after an injury it's still probably not fully healed yet. I've been down this road a bunch and my best advice would be, two weeks AFTER you feel good then it's probably healed up.
    I'm going to wait for a full month of being pain free. not risking it. I just started this thread because I want to get an idea of how long I have to wait.
  

  
 

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