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i just started volleyball camp monday..and today is tuesday. well i am in alot, a lot, alot of pain!!! my finger joints hurt from setting (hitting the ball w/ my hands) my back/shoulders hurt from swigging my arms and legs hurt from squatting..... and so muscles really hurt..can anyone give my any info. on how to help the pain..i've taken advil and stuff..used hot water and cold..i've used a heating pad..i don't know what else there is..please any help...its hard for me to sit down and get back up again i'm in so much pain. well thanks for any early replys.

~now i get to get off my computer and stand :-D lol

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Well, since you have been working your muscles alot lately since you've started your new camp, their growing and your working them hard so they're going to end up hurting for a few days.

My advice was to take some Advil, but since you've done that I guess I don't know what else to tell you. But the pain will subdue in a few days, and the more you work your muscles they won't always hurt like that, you just have to get used to it. And yea I know it's a pain in the butt, but patience is a virtue

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warm bath or hot tub if you can find one! it'll help a whole bunch. just lie back and relax.

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if your muscles are just tightening up after the workout, and causing pain, always stretch for at least a half an hour before you go to bed to prevent further tightening over night. And it will heal much faster if you ice instead of heat. I've had sooooo many sore muscles from lifting weights for the diving season! so I hope this helps!
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