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rep asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 month ago

Feeling depressed due to rhomboid muscle pain, unsure what to do or how severe it truly is?

Hey everyone,

I did a shoulder workout around November 2020 using the shoulder press machine at the gym and I felt a sharp pain in between my rhomboid and spine. I rested for a month (no gym at all, no exercise at all) and I'd say I was about 95% back to normal so I worked out again and started lifting light weights in terms of shoulder workouts just to take precaution and see if I'm able to resume my normal workout routines.Foolishly, I felt good so I went back to lifting heavy in terms of shoulder press machine again and unsurprisingly - that sharp pain came back. After that, I rested it again for 3 weeks. One night, while I was doing the deed with my girl I felt that sharp pain come back AGAIN (which means back to resting it) and now it hurts again 😞. I apologize for the TMI (Too Much Information) but I just don't want to spend thousands of dollars on doctors.Is full blown rest for many months the cure to this nagging problem? I'm honestly petrified that I won't be able to play sports or hit the gym anymore for the rest of my life or do the deed without being in pain. It's almost been 4 months I've been dealing with this. I'm only 28 years old. I've been very depressed about this as it's affecting all areas of my life. I've scheduled an appointment with a chiropractor so let's see how it goes.Sorry for the long post, and thank you for reading.

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  • 1 month ago

    @Barry, bro that's not my skeleton lol.  That's an image off Google to illustrate where I'm experiencing pain.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You need to eat more as you look far too thin in that pic. Have you tried Ibuprofen in both tablet and gel form? The other possibility is a cortisone injection. That can work for rotator cuff pain so may help for your torn muscle.. But I think rest and the Ibuprofen may be the only answer. With respect I can't see what good a chiropractor can do as it's all manipulation which is what you don't really want.

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