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Sharp decline in muscle capabilities
guy24 posted:

About 3 week ago i did a work out involving a lot of repetitions of pull-ups. After that workout i had a bad case of D.O.M.S for about a week - my muscles were really tight, sour and swollen. After it passed i noticed two things that changed: First It felt like i gained more range of motion - i might be wrong on this one - and the second which bothers me more is the fact that before i had the incident i could pull myself up for at least 10 reps and now i can hardly pull 2.
What might have caused that? Should i consult a physician?
What would you recommend as the best way to get my old capabilities back?

bellasimon responded:
Yes for sure.You should consult a physical therapist. You can regain your capabilities back if you follow your physical therapist's advise. I had the exact same thing and my physical therapist Pain Care & Wellness said that it would take around 7 to 8 months to recover. He helped me a lot to regain my strength.

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