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Pinched Nerve in Neck?

So I’m flat benching this morning and was into my 2nd set when I heard a ‘click’ in the base of my neck. Not surprisingly, it’s painful to rotate my head. It may be an illusion, but I keep feeling what I think is a tingling in my left calf.

Any thoughts? Pinched nerve? Just rest and ice, or?

I really doubt the calf tingling is a result of the tweak in your neck, as I’m pretty sure that wouldn’t be the only tingling you would feel.

Don’t ice, it restricts blood flow, therefore impeding recovery.

I would say rest it, but you want to keep injured areas active, unless obviously more serious. I’d suggest to just keep your intensity in check.

I just thought I had a sore trap/neck until I started feeling tightness in my right thumb, which turned out to be a nerve; so you never know until you get it checked.

thx for your input fellas, i’ll avoid ice and just rest it up

[quote]martyh wrote:
I just thought I had a sore trap/neck until I started feeling tightness in my right thumb, which turned out to be a nerve; so you never know until you get it checked.[/quote]

Hey martyh, I have the same problem too, I went to see a chiropractor and he adjusted the base of my neck, I have weakness on my left shoulder, bicep and tricep and had tingling on my left thumb. He said 3 treatments should make it better, I’ve already had 2, I have 1 more in 2 days. What was your experience about this? How did you go about getting it treated? Are you all better now? Pls let me know as it would be of immense help, you can PM me for an email address. thanks in advance

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I think I have experienced this as well and am seeking solution… was it on a last/fighting rep?