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kiltwearingwop
06-20-2008, 09:41 PM
Hey, reaching out to the strongman community. I ripped a muscle in the forearm flipping tires. It's to small to get surgery, but any suggestions on how to repair faster. I've Iced..Man I did the whole R.I.C.E thing- now I'm using electric stim-if you have ever done this any suggestions would help-Thanks brothers..

kabukirocks
06-20-2008, 09:55 PM
Active release Therapy.

http://www.activerelease.com/
http://www.elitefts.com/documents/art.htm
http://www.irongladiators.com/index.cfm?page=articles.cfm&content=article11_frame.htm

kabukirocks
06-20-2008, 09:57 PM
are you using a tens unit for the electrical stim?

thats nice for frequency at home. I use that as well. Also try electro accupuncture. Getting the needle right into the muscle to apply the juice does wonders.

not as good as active release however.

kiltwearingwop
06-20-2008, 10:00 PM
do you get that done a chiros office?(active release), and yea I'm using a tens unit...

kabukirocks
06-20-2008, 10:03 PM
do you get that done a chiros office?(active release), and yea I'm using a tens unit...

only a chiro that has been trained in it which is not many. You should be able to find a practictioner on that first link i posted. activerelease.com

good luck.

PM me if you have any more questions as I don't frequent the board much except for my log.

kiltwearingwop
06-20-2008, 10:08 PM
Sorry my bad...I don't know how I missed you links..thanks