Just do some barbell holds for time or farmer's walks a couple times a week. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. I experience wrist pain when lifting and throwing things. So while curling the stress and forced pull on the tendons results in muscle injury causing discomforting pain. It only seems to happen if I do a normal curl, and doesn't happen during hammer curls, also happens with a heavy barbell curl as well. Going too heavy is not a good idea on these single-joint movements. Inability to straighten or fle… Thanks in advance Fittit:), [–]Rossymagic 5 points6 points7 points 7 years ago (8 children). Close. But wrist pain can also result from long-term problems, such as repetitive stress, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.Because so many factors can lead to wrist pain, diagnosing the exact cause can be difficult, but an accurate diagnosis is essential for proper treatment and healing. Understanding guitar wrist pain. I just don't feel my biceps burn as much with the dumbells. But I have very strong forearms now so that might be the reason, [–]cuzzybros 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (1 child). And I want to tell you that the elbow pain you are experiencing when you are working out and throwing the weights around can be beaten as long as you follow and understand everything I have to tell you in this article. If you are unsure of the cause of your wrist pain, or if you do not know the specific treatment recommendations for your condition, you should seek medical attention. Thankfully today, now in my 40’s, I am happy to report that I am still curling, benching and pushing my body to it’s limits without elbow discomfort and pain. The second most common cause of the forearm pain due to curling is the aging factor. If you're doing push-ups using only your upper body strength without engaging your core, you're putting extra pressure on your wrists, which can lead to wrist pain. These exercises can help to get you moving normally, and safely, if you've a muscle or joint problem affecting your hand, finger or wrist. Eventually it got to the point where just sitting my wrists on a desk would give me forearm pain. [–]Syndaster[S] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]SPR19 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). when you want what you've never had, you must do things you've never done. Common causes of wrist pain; Symptoms Possible cause; Pain, swelling and bruising, difficult to move wrist or grip anything: sprained wrist: The only way to truly heal extremely sore wrists is to rest. Bending your wrist forward can activate the flexor tendons that attach to the inner part of the elbow, which can cause pain. Wrist Pain When Pressing or Curling November 16, 2018 A common complaint we get from our weight lifting clients is pain in the wrist from either pressing (usually barbell bench press) or curling (usually barbell bicep curls). Ulnar wrist pain can be hard to diagnose because it can be linked to many different types of injuries. I deadlift 475 with chalk and I still have wrist problems while curling. [–]n3kr0n -1 points0 points1 point 7 years ago (1 child). Brachioradialis pain is usually a shooting pain in your forearm or elbow. Wrist Pain while curling (palm up) Anyone experience this? no i already had it since last year,fell playing soccer landed on the wrist. Dumbbells allow for a better range of motion (which avoids wrist pain), give more work to the stabilizing muscles and you have a smaller risk of developing imbalances. Hey guys so recently while curling weights with an ez bar I have gotten a severe splitting pain in my wrist, it feels like the bone is about to pop out. Push-ups are not just an upper-body exercise. It causes pain on the thumb side of the wrist.. I do hammers, reverse barbell and chins to work my bicep. [–]TheBoss157Calisthenics 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), I've broken my left wrist twice, and it is so painful to keep wrists straight sometimes. No push-ups, pull-ups, or bicep curls. It started happening 2-3 weeks ago, i believe because i did standard barbell curls and the strain on my wrist caused this pain. [–]Syndaster[S] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (2 children). This is also called de Quervain's tendinosis. Anything that involves a curl motion palm up causes pain in the outside of the wrist. It took about a month to get over it but I did so using a rigid wrist support for any and all lifting, not just curls. I had the same exact problem. Over time, if untreated, carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the muscles on the thumb side of your hand to waste away (atrophy). It could well be a bit of both. Ulnar wrist pain is pain on the side of your wrist opposite the thumb. Why did you switch to barbell? I would suggest using an E-Z bar for your curling exercises. Also, training your grip with either one of those gyroscope exercise balls or a mighty grip seems to strengthen the muscles in the wrist as well. But I do feel less pressure on my wrists. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: General Posting Guidelines (click for more info): and join one of thousands of communities. Wrist fracture or broken wrist can be stable or severe. Sounds like forearm splints. I feel your pain bro, [–]DavidkarlssonnWeightlifting 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), I would say as somebody said before, Use a ez bar and do hammercurls. trust me on this. They will continue lifting with that minor wrist pain or twinge, however it will eventually keep getting worse if left unaddressed. [–]brandtftwBodybuilding 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). Engage your core. All rights reserved. Stay off the weights. I stuck to DB curls and EZ bar curls, even though those hurt sometimes too. Severe Wrist Pain. 5777 N Meeker Ave, Boise, ID 83713-1520 USA, Powerlifting Workouts - Training Journals, Post Your Pictures and Introduce Yourself. How many and how often Wrist pain is often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. This pain can vary, depending on the cause. It may worsen when you grip something or twist your wrist. © 2020 Bodybuilding.com. Inability to carry objects 1 or use the arm 2. If the pain is greater on the inside edge of your wrist (opposite the thumb) where wrist meets the base of your hand then you had something similar to me. The content on our website is for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or to replace a relationship with a qualified healthcare professional. Bodybuilding.com℠ and BodySpace® are trademarks of Bodybuilding.com. Even with the strap I still had some discomfort doing EZ bar curls and pull ups but it soon got better. The wrists should not ‘bend’ during the exercise but remain in the same position throughout. How much do you deadlift? How heavy are these curls? Step 3: Embrace the EZ bar and the hammer grip. Brachioradialis pain and swelling. But I may have been a bit different because the year prior I have fractured my wrist. When I was a bro I had wrist pain while benching/curling when I added in deadlifts all of a sudden (well, after a month or two) I no longer had wrist issues. But eventually it went away and now I can do straight bar curls painlessly. Once the pain build up starts to go away I open my hands real slow. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. This is a long story, but in a nutshell, the “root of all evil” is the repetitive, monotonous load inherent in guitar playing (and most other instruments). Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional prior to beginning any diet or exercise program or taking any dietary supplement. I'm looking to get the same thing, [–]Rossymagic 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]TheResidentEvil 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children). [–]Chollly 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago (0 children). Wrist pain that occurs at night or while resting 4. Moronic Monday - Your weekly stupid questions thread, Daily Simple Questions Thread - November 29, 2020, Daily Simple Questions Thread - November 28, 2020. I can wrap it tight and get through, but dont know if thats a real solution. This article looks at some of the most common causes of hand pain.. De Quervain's Tendinitis. Wrist Pain (Ulnar Side) when Curling. Rendered by PID 14800 on r2-app-0c86560e31d3c7463 at 2020-11-30 21:21:03.757374+00:00 running 81d7aef country code: US. Pain may radiate up the arm all the way to the shoulder. At older ages, the muscles of the human body are less elastic and their brittleness is enhanced. The pain persisted and got worse as i continued to lift. Chances are you just have weak forearms. It’s funny, my wrist actually does hurt when I curl. Ice sore wrists 2 to 3 times a day with an ice pack and limit any extra movements you might come across. “Wrist and forearm pain are a common complaint among lifters. http://www.amazon.com/Elastic-Support-Lifting-Wrist-Wraps/dp/B005P7UOFO/ref=zg_bs_3408041_6, [–]Aphotic-Storms 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (2 children), Putting your thumb on the same side as your fingers during bench press is not very bright, [–]smith2na 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (1 child). Sucks taking a lot of time off lifting but sometimes you just gotta let it heal. Thats a flat (supinated) wrist, [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 7 years ago (4 children), [–]Syndaster[S] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (3 children). Keep your wrists slightly flexed so the angle is barely more acute than a flat wrist, this will transfer tension from your bones to your forearm muscles. [–]Syndaster[S] 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]datguywhowandersWeightlifting 1 point2 points3 points 7 years ago (0 children). It seemed to work for me. Your symptoms might also give you an idea of what's causing the pain in your wrist. Your wrists are adapting to the stress, it takes time. I don't have the same problem with benching though as that is an overhand grip, only with underhanded grip. Hey guys so recently while curling weights with an ez bar I have gotten a severe splitting pain in my wrist, it feels like the bone is about to pop out. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (1 child). Maybe you could try this method with curls. [–]Medicalli 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]smith2na 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (3 children). The repetitive motion of biceps curls may cause forearm tendonitis from overuse, especially if you grip the bar too hard or lift weights that are too heavy. I've taken a week off lifting, taken some tylenol every day, and the pain has subsided. I get the pain while doing, then shake my hands after a set. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 14800 on r2-app-0c86560e31d3c7463 at 2020-11-30 21:21:03.757374+00:00 running 81d7aef country code: US. Step 1: Religiously use a wrist strap as tight as you can go until the pain abates. Grab a set of straps and use the EZ bar for a while. Some signs that you should be seen by a doctor include: 1. After I am done curling I put the weight back on the rack and I do not open my hands for 20-30 seconds. Recently I noticed some pain while doing heavy (for me anyway) bicep dumbbell curls, 20kg on each arm, doing strength training. Yeah that's true, but I just like the barbell more for some reason, I honestly don't know why. don't aggravate it, it will just get worse and then you'll have to stop everything for a while (weeks) to let it heal. I once read that strengthening your grip helps with this. No Threads That Are Answered by the Wiki, Searching Threads, or Google, Posts Must Be Specific to Physical Fitness and Promote Useful Discussion, Progress Posts Must Be Detailed and Useful, No Questions Related to Injury, Pain, or Any Medical Topic. Don't know about you, but I lift not to make my wrists feel good, but to feel my biceps. I gave barbell curls another attempt recently and upon lowering the barbell after my first set I felt the twinge again but it … [–]Aphotic-Storms 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (0 children), Take caution. I am going to be discussing why your wrist hurts during bicep curls, tips and products that can help, and ways to prevent wrist pain while bicep curling. This pain happens on my pinky side (ulna side i think) on my lower forearm/wrist. Also, it can be a non-displaced break, meaning the bones do not move out of place, while some fracture is categorized as a displaced break, meaning the bones have become misaligned at some point.