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How long after an injury can you start working out again?

Not necessarily an injury from working out, but anything like bruised ribs, sprained ankle, etc. Is it ok to start again once you aren't hurting, or should you wait longer?

 
Mrs.BAT

Asked by Mrs.BAT at 6:47 PM on Apr. 20, 2011 in Health

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  • i would check with your dr... they should be able to tell you when you are healed enough to start up again
    asil

    Answer by asil at 8:05 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • I don't have a doctor (no health insurance). I had to go to the ER a few nights ago and they basically said to take it easy for a week or so and keep taking ibuprofin to keep inflammation down.
    Mrs.BAT

    Comment by Mrs.BAT (original poster) at 8:07 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • I would wait a week or so.
    bcauseimthemom

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 8:23 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

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