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I have pain in my left rist when doing pushups. Can I reverse that?

I have pain in my left rist when doing pushups.  Can I reverse that?

All in the mechanics: It is very likely reversible. Wrist pain when weight bearing can be as simple as muscular imbalance or as serious as a ligament tear or stress fracture. Do not push through pain. If it doesn't improve with ice (10minutes a few times/day) and range of motion exercises, get it checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my lower left middle side of my back everytime i move around ? Did push ups hurting after push ups?

Sharp pain in my lower left middle side of my back everytime i move around ? Did push ups hurting after push ups?

Muscle strain: Sounds like you may have strained a muscle after exercising. This will get better in time with rest and ibuprofrin. Remember to keep your abs engaged when doing pushups or plank exercises. ...Read more

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I have a clicking in my left shoulder when doing push ups, should I be worried? Is there anything I should be doing to fix this issue?

I have a clicking in my left shoulder when doing push ups, should I be worried? Is there anything I should be doing to fix this issue?

Depends: If it doesn't hurt or lead to difficulty or pain when moving the shoulder, it may simply be "normal." clicks can be caused by several different processes, and if there is pain involved, you should hold off on the push-ups for now and see a medical professional at your earliest convenience to make sure the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments of the shoulder are all ok. ...Read more

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My elbow pops when I do push-ups or any exercise that requires me to bend my arm 80 degrees or more. What could this be? (only my left elbow)

My elbow pops when I do push-ups or any exercise that requires me to bend my arm 80 degrees or more. What could this be?  (only my left elbow)

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Been doing push-ups with correct form. Left forearm hurts lately when I push. What could it be? Never happened before. Inner part of forearm.

Been doing push-ups with correct form. Left forearm hurts lately when I push. What could it be? Never happened before. Inner part of forearm.

Muscle strain: You need to stop for a few day to allow healing and use antiinflammatories if not allergic to same. If no improvement or it gets worse see a doctor for physical evaluation ...Read more

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Carried some heavy bags on left wrist. Day later noticed left wrist hurt during push-ups so I stopped. Since then wrist hurts a lot about 5 days. ?

Carried some heavy bags on left wrist. Day later noticed left wrist hurt during push-ups so I stopped. Since then wrist hurts a lot about 5 days. ?

Pulled muscle, tend: This may be a pulled muscle, tendon or the joint. You can use heat to the area. During the first 36 hours you would be able to use ice but after that use heat.. You can also get a wrist splint and use that. If it does not improve you need to see your physician. ...Read more

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My left wrist hurts only when I push down or against something (push-ups are the worst). It feels fine when lifting things. What could the problem be?

My left wrist hurts only when I push down or against something (push-ups are the worst). It feels fine when lifting things. What could the problem be?

Needs evaluation: for ligamental or carpal ( wrist ) bone injury ,see hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon , even your family doctor can do preliminary evaluation and invetigation ...Read more

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Weakness of left arm, can feel it during pushup and exercise, for 5 days now! but no pain at all!

Weakness of left arm, can feel it during pushup and exercise, for 5 days now! but no pain at all!

Need eval: your symptoms are concerning enough that it is best you have evaluation by a physician. Isolated weakness like you described is a worrying symptom. Causes can be numerous. Please see your doctor ...Read more