8 Kind Of Body Pain And Aches You Should Not Ignore.

Athletes, fitness buffs and novices alike all know the saying: “No pain, no gain.” To some extent, this is true.

But how do you know if the pain you feel after exercise is a normal, positive sign of the work you’ve done or whether you have actually done something to seriously injure yourself?

It’s interesting that weight training and cardiovascular activities stress our bodies in a positive way.

 These activities condition our bodies and enhance our strength and endurance. By pushing our physical boundaries, we can perform at our best, but this almost always comes at the cost of feeling some level of pain.

Be cautious about pain, especially if it is severe or persists afterwards because serious injuries could be a culprit.

These include a stress fracture or tear. If you aren’t sure, don’t hesitate to contact your doctor. If it’s something more serious, medical attention will be needed.

Don’t ignore any of the following pains:

1* Pains that decreases your range of motion — Sharp pain that prevents you from moving a body part, decreases your range of motion, or prevents you from moving altogether.

2* pains that Is in an area of a previous injury or surgery

3* pains that Is associated with deformity or massive swelling

4* pains that Does not go away despite care — If you do not experience relief after several days of rest, ice or over the counter anti-inflammatory medication.

5* pain that Is constant — If pain never stops or worsens in severity.

6* pains that Involves pressure and bruising.

7* pain that Is intense — If pain is so intense that it causes nausea and/or vomiting.

8* pain that Is associated with fevers and chills - If you experience any of these pains, seek treatment from a medical professional. The sooner you resolve an issue with pain, the sooner you can get back to exercising.