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.
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