Tuesday, May 6, 2008

The Sinus Rythym of an Athlete

That's what my doctor said upon looking at the results of my EKG. Sounded good to me! :-) His diagnosis was a deep muscle spasm in the rhomboid with some nerve impingement causing the numbness in my hand and the pain in the shoulder and chest. He prescribed a muscle relaxer and ibuprofen, and a series of stretches. My own prescription is that I'm going to lay off the upper body work until this heals, and I'm going to take it easy on doing overhead presses when I do resume lifting. He agreed with the ER doc and is setting me up for a stress test, and he's putting me on a daily asprin regimen.

Bottom Line: Dave is still getting fit - but there will be little detours along the way.

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