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Old 01-17-2019, 07:59 PM #4
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Originally Posted by HeadBodyBodyBody View Post
Not wrapping your hands as a beginner is asking for trouble... it's the first thing you should learn.

You need to see a doctor. Especially if the pain is "excruciating". You might need a cast, or it might be something that will heal with a bit of rest, difficult to tell over the internet.
Yeah, surprisingly I didn't experience any pain until I learned how to throw a left hook. As soon as I felt the pain I knew it was time to learn how to wrap my hands and I have done ever since. Sadly the damage had been done though.

The doctor would just say don't box and put me on some useless medication I think but I'll try to get an appointment sorted. I have been using ibuprofen in the short term, unsure if it helps.

Thanks for your reply.
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