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5 Types of Workout Pains You Should Never Ignore

Self.com—March 30, 2016

Fitness reporter Alexa Tucker writes on workout pains that you shouldn’t ignore, no matter how tough you are.

"If pain is associated with swelling, that usually indicates a more serious issue," said Marci A. Goolsby, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Additionally, if you hear a pop that's accompanied by pain, back off. Dr. Goolsby's motto is "if it hurts, don't do it". You can give yourself a break for one to two weeks and see how you feel. "Things like rest, ice, anti-inflammatories and gentle stretching can be helpful," she adds.

Read the full article at Self.com.


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