Originally Posted by Ramon
I read an interesting article from a tennis newsletter on Ibuprofen:
It basically explains that the mechanism that results in an anti-inflammatory effect also inhibits enzymes that promote repair and muscle building. The author recommends taking Ibuprofen for acute pain but not as a regular supplement to avoid soreness after exercise. I recently had an acute shoulder injury, and I found Ibuprofen to be helpful to get me through competitive matches, but I don't plan to take it regularly once it starts to feel better.
Do something I don't do, REST. If it's "Acute", sanity would say rest, but you like me probably won't, if so just take the Ibuprophen, take Tylenol also, you'll survive.