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Old 03-17-2013, 05:53 AM   #48
Location: Massachusetts
Join Date: Jun 2006
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Re: Please help - got injured badly in aikido 2 days ago.worried I can't do aikido future

Kevin Tejan wrote: View Post
Its not alot of pain at all, but it hurts sometimes a decent amount and then it goes away. For a short moment I have some pain, (several seconds) then the pain goes away again. I'm wondering if this is normal or if I'm always going to have pain with this injury. I still cannot sleep on my left side, due to the strain on the shoulder.
Five months is not very long to heal an orthopedic injury. As previously stated:
  • Talk to your doctor
  • FULLY describe the activities that cause discomfort
  • FULLY describe the nature of the discomfort
  • Listen to what your doctor says and follow his/her recommendations
  • Make your peace with the fact that there are no guarantees
...or don't. That's what I would do if I wanted to address the problem in a way most likely to result in a positive outcome (which does not necessarily mean "no more pain ever"). What you do is up to you.
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