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Late to the party, but as per James's answer, there's a good chance this is tied to your tendons. You may have some variety of golfer's elbow. You mention that you were using dumbbells. One of the easy ways to inflame that tendon is putting it under stress while gripping something tightly, especially if you curl your wrist. Which, as you might guess, is ...


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It's called "Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness" (DOMS), keyword being "Delayed". The soreness is caused by eccentric exercise, that is, exercise consisting of eccentric (lengthening) contractions of the muscle. Isometric (static) exercise causes much less soreness, and concentric (shortening) exercise causes none. It's normal for DOMS to occur a day or two ...


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Congrats, you got Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS for short). You are fine. If you warm up before exercising again your should have more blood pumping around your muscles and it will go away. After a few sessions you should not get them any more. DOMS take 24-72 hours before they hit sometimes.


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I'm fighting with this problem too. In front of a computer 12 hours / 7 days of week / round year. You could take my way. As you have mentioned: hit the weight room 5 or 6 days a week The background theory of my way: Why does neck hurts? Muscles too light to keep it properly straight. Because of lack of physical job. I'm not a hard worker, not a red-...


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Go to a proper Registered Massage Therapist instead of someone at a nail salon. Often they will be covered by extended medical (in the same category as physios probably) and they actually know what to do to help with longer term relief. Additionally, THEY will be able to tell you what exercises and stretches to do to release tension and perhaps improve ...


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You can easily fix your neck problems by "HOLISTIC" methods, which include massage, chiropractic, rei-ki, osteopathy, etc ... You DON'T want (or need) surgery or pills (especially pain-killers !!), or other pharmaceutical drugs. They will only upset your body-chemistry and aggravate the problem !! Instead of drugs or pills, try herbal teas. They are very-...


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"mid-30s now", "Gone are the days".... Your body has a long way to go (hopefully). It is a good idea to make the time now to set up an exercise/recreational program that increases your chances for a healthy, long-term active lifestyle. Your neck is a warning sign, the "canary in the coal mine", pointing to more musculo-skeletal problems as you age. "...


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I wanted to join the commentary because I too started having upper back problems around my shoulders and neck when I entered my 30s**. I spent a full year trying a number of different things including going to a chiropractor, seeing my doctor, and going to numerous physical therapy sessions before I finally found a regimen that worked for me. Here is what I ...


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I used to have a lot of neck problems from playing the saxophone. Two things helped. Don't bend your neck to do your work, adjust your screen and your chair until you can sit comfortably. Take time to do this properly. Adjust and use the armrests. Read the ergonomic guides and believe them. Ask the fitness studio guy for exercises to help your special ...


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I cant diagnose you but a doctor might be able to identify if you have any of the following: I think you may have Thoracic Kyphosis/Forward Head ("Computer Guy" Hunchback): Upper cross syndrome is another posture issue caused by sitting while hunching forward (at a computer, over books, etc). The pectorals and the upper back/next tend to be tight, while ...


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I would recommend a balanced and proven strength training program. The typical office job tends to provide numerous posture issues and strains from being in awkward positions for hours at a time. Good strength training will simultaneously strengthen and provide flexibility across all your major muscle groups, including your shoulders, neck, and upper back. ...



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