Joint and Tendon pain from BJJ - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Grappling Technique Grappling discussion area.

Reply

Old 02-22-2007, 08:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Brisbane, AU
Posts: 15
jknaggs has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Joint and Tendon pain from BJJ

Hey,

Im experiencing alot of joint and tendon pain in my arms at the moment from BJJ. More specifically in the elbow, upper forearm/lower bicep area.

I just wanted to know if anyone else experienced this when they started out? and how they overcame this?

Im assuming its from BJJ as thats where I do most pulling movements with my arms and of course getting armbarred doesn't help.

Also my calves are feeling like I did an hours skipping after BJJ sometimes... i dont understand why or how?!?!

Thanks for any advice in advance.

Peace and Arm Bars
jknaggs is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 02-22-2007, 09:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
jtsblacksrt4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 74
jtsblacksrt4 has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by jknaggs
Hey,

Im experiencing alot of joint and tendon pain in my arms at the moment from BJJ. More specifically in the elbow, upper forearm/lower bicep area.

I just wanted to know if anyone else experienced this when they started out? and how they overcame this?

Im assuming its from BJJ as thats where I do most pulling movements with my arms and of course getting armbarred doesn't help.

Also my calves are feeling like I did an hours skipping after BJJ sometimes... i dont understand why or how?!?!

Thanks for any advice in advance.

Peace and Arm Bars

It's probably because of the arm bars. Try tapping sooner maybe. I do Muay Thai and bjj and I am always more sore all over from bjj. Muay Thai I get a few scrapes on my arms from shin guard velcro, but bjj the next day my back hurts a lot and my knees seem to always hurt. I just pain through it and feel it's just part of the game. Sometimes I get finger print bruises on my legs and arms. It's the sacrifice you have to pay.
jtsblacksrt4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2007, 10:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
kishiro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: daly city
Posts: 575
kishiro is an unknown quantity at this pointkishiro is an unknown quantity at this pointkishiro is an unknown quantity at this point
my hands hurt, trounments bjj or judo i always seem to mess up my fingers, breaks, or sprains... something
... both arms i have torn tendons, kinda sounds like they pop. it goes away after a bit.
__________________
"every second your not training, he is..... and he is doing it, just to kick your ass"
kishiro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2007, 12:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 17
late start has a little shameless behaviour in the past
You may have a tear of some sort in your bicep insertion. I'm no doctor,but that is what it sounds like. A real cheap and effective way to treat it (aswell as your other aches and pains) in an ice massage. Fill a paper cup up with water and freeze it. Get it out after your workouts and massage it on the sore spots. As the ice melts peel away the cup so that more ice is exposed. I know this isn't exactly what wouy asked for, but the ice massage is something that is cheap and helps me out. Good luck with your future training!
late start is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2007, 10:45 AM   #5 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 52
northcoastmma has a little shameless behaviour in the past
if nothings torn then i would say ice and stretching. You should see a doctor or a trainer to see what they think though cause if something torn you may need physical therapy. I also agree with possibility of tapping earlier. Also talk to to your training partner and let him know so he wont wrench on it to hard. I have a shoulder i had surgery on and everyone i train with knows so we try to look out for it. Not to say we dont put any pressure on it we just try to remember its there.
northcoastmma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2007, 06:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
linkster01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 284
linkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enoughlinkster01 will become famous soon enough
I had the same problem when I first started Jiu Jitsu, It will get better after a while. Try icing down after class and after tourneys.
linkster01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2007, 01:48 AM   #7 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Brisbane, AU
Posts: 15
jknaggs has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Thanks for the tips. I think ill try icing down. Its not so bad at the moment, as ive ben resting up after a hardcore month of punishment.

Boxing really aggrivates it. Throwing hooks just kills.

Its frustrating as I missed my first amatuer MMA comp over the weekend because I felt my arms were no good. (which they wernt)

Thanks again
jknaggs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2007, 02:54 PM   #8 (permalink)
Banned
 
JawShattera's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 2,785
JawShattera is an unknown quantity at this pointJawShattera is an unknown quantity at this pointJawShattera is an unknown quantity at this point
bjj will do that



i grappled with a guy once and i subbed him with like 8 chokes in a row and his neck was ****ed
JawShattera is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2007, 01:08 PM   #9 (permalink)
-----------------
 
Unseen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Dalton, Georgia
Posts: 1,315
Unseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the roughUnseen is a jewel in the rough
i definately felt the pain from grappling. Most times, after practice, my arms would be throbbing with pain. I started taking Bio-Flex to help out a little.
Unseen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2007, 02:41 PM   #10 (permalink)
Banned
 
JawShattera's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 2,785
JawShattera is an unknown quantity at this pointJawShattera is an unknown quantity at this pointJawShattera is an unknown quantity at this point
what you gotta do is get baked as a a mofo before grappling.
JawShattera is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios