pain shooting down the leg? :wtc:

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  1. We_Todd

    We_Todd I'm a naughty squirrel.

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    Lately I've been having pain shooting down my left leg when I try to press the heavier weights. Doesn't matter if it's chest press on the flat bench or doing shoulder presses. sit starts at the top of the thigh and goes down towards my foot. Pre workout warm ups on the treadmill or the eliptical helps a little but I can still feel a tingle in my left leg at times. anyone know what's going on here? :hs:
     
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    Try warming up with 12-15 reps of a lighter weight.
     
  3. toeshoes

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    nerve damage from a herniated disc
     
  4. We_Todd

    We_Todd I'm a naughty squirrel.

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    always do. but this pain in in my leg. sitting here i've been getting tinglings everso often


    sounds bad. how do i check to make sure that it's it? don't have medical insurance :hs:
     
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    Sciatica is not always caused by a slipped disc....tension in the piriformis muscle, or trigger points in the lower back or gluteal muscles can also compress the sciatic nerve
     
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    george costanza did that and he never had problems with his nerve
     
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    I'd be real careful about this. Google herniated disc and read up all about it. Basically, take some time off, and slowly get back into it again. You may have to strengthen your core muscles.
     
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    We_Todd I'm a naughty squirrel.

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    I sit most of they day and I do have a wallet in the left back pocket. :dunno:

    Yeah, I googled it yesterday and read up some some of the links. Guess I'll have to take off for a while and just do cores. I'm normally lazy in this dept. :o

    Guess no more wallet and more core exercises for a while and see if it clears up. Thanks guys. :wavey:
     
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    it doesn't mean you have a herniated disc
     
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    Why would you do hyperextensions and leg press if you have a herniated disc? *smh*
     
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    Pain in your left leg can be caused by extreme muscle tension in your right side, in which case deep tissue massage or even a TENS unit can help significantly. Definitely go see a doctor though.
     
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