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Forum: Injuries 03-04-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,732
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Lower Back Pain

Michael -who is a back specialist ? Orthopedist is surgeon guess what he does. Pain management\physical medicine will cover the symptoms with meds and injections. PT -not a doctor but at least can...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-05-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 32,242
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: 5 common medical procedures

This brings up the more important issue--We need to take the profit out of healthcare. Insurance companies and big Pharma run the show and patients are a source of income when sick or injured. I...
Forum: Injuries 02-01-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,661
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Lower Back Rehab

Hey gang,
Didn't mean to start a debate on radiographs-but after 20 years of practice i have seen all the variants and crazy anomalies come into play for biomechanical problems(plus the cover your...
Forum: Nutrition 01-30-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,967
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: 8 reasons carbs help you lose weight

I agree -I deal with patients and friends that think lucky charms is a health food due to the whole grains. They feel Paleo\primal eating is a crazy diet and are shocked at their blood sugar and...
Forum: Injuries 01-28-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,661
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Lower Back Rehab

As a Chiropractor I like to have all the facts in front of me. things like Spondylolisthesis , DDD, and spina bifida change the rehab Rx so i am a little conservative-don't like to guess at someones...
Forum: Injuries 01-26-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,661
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Lower Back Rehab

Agree with Brian and add that radiographs are a good idea to get a picture of the spine. Although it is limited to 2D snap shot -you can rule out anomalies and structural problems that cause the...
Forum: Injuries 01-12-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 26,240
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Inversion Therapy and Reverse Hypers for Spondylolisthesis

There are many presentations of Spondylos some degenerative some unilateral -levels of stability , amounts of lordosis (curve in lumbars) etc. to start with. Then you have multifactoral stresses of...
Forum: Injuries 01-11-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 26,240
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Inversion Therapy and Reverse Hypers for Spondylolisthesis

I have had good results in office with reverse hypers if grade 1 (0-25%) with no annular tears and obviously no instability of pars defects. The spondylo should not be shifting in and out. Brian is...
Forum: Exercises 01-01-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,167
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: GHD Situps

Most patients/clients can not perform this movement properly or safely due to inflexibility in rect fem ( bend knees), instability in lumbars, or immobility of hips so pain in lumbar region . Should...
Forum: Exercises 12-31-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,167
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: GHD Situps

GHD situps are geat if you initiate up portion with rectus fem. by locking legs out and pushing into pad.
Brian is also right about soleus -dorsiflex foot and use the stick or dowel or golf club to...
Forum: Nutrition 12-30-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,021
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Paleo Questions

Uncured bacon in microwave bag of steaminbag veggies
Forum: Injuries 12-27-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,556
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: 2nd opinion-bursitis and partial tear of rotator cuff

Find a sports med ortho -specialiizes in shoulders -most surgeons won't even make call unless contrast MRI . Don't go for the we will see once we are in there story. Shoulders take 8-14 months to...
Forum: Injuries 12-24-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,556
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: 2nd opinion-bursitis and partial tear of rotator cuff

make sure they used contrast media(dye) for MRI-and agree with Brian on 3rd opinion-I have had 2 partial tears no surgery
Forum: Injuries 12-01-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 36,514
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Deadlift severe low back pain

Find a Chiro who knows Crossfit if possible. Orthopedists are surgeons they are great at cutting not so much on biomechanics . PT's are fine also if CF knowledge. Get the right diagnoses-there are...
Forum: Injuries 10-18-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,327
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Sharp Lower back pain

I am Chiropractor in Maryland-we can order any diagnostic test we want. Not every insurance company will authorize or pay-that goes for MD's as well. PT cannot Rx or diagnose in Maryland. If it is...
Forum: Nutrition 09-28-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,564
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Coconut Ice cream

Hey Rob,
Luv the decadent and Coconut bliss but the agave really spikes my insulin so trying to make it more paleo. I agree it tastes great and no work.
Forum: Nutrition 09-22-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,564
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Coconut Ice cream

Anybody making their own coconut ice cream yet? Ice cream maker , stevia, coconut milk/cream ( no guar gum) what else.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Nike Frees cleaning

Little extra microorganisms -very primal-good for the gut LOL
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Nike Frees cleaning

Thanks Nancy -was afraid to throw in wash or dishwasher-luv those shoes-all my WODS in those and VFF's
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Nike Frees cleaning

Anybody have discolored toe box area -only 2 months old-cleaning advice welcomed
Forum: Injuries 08-28-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Low back/hip issues

I don't make a distinction between PT and Chiro -your Chiro should be well versed in PT for hip mobility/core stabilization however if he deems the Lx spine unstable then any strengthening is...
Forum: Nutrition 08-17-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,227
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Almond quantity / frequency

+1 Katheryne on avacados and coconut -don't be afraid of the nuts -macadamias especially if worried about omega 6
Forum: Injuries 08-13-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,571
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Exercises that do not stress the lower back?

Must be an US HMO doc LOL. Get with one with some kinesiological background.
Forum: Injuries 07-20-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,904
Posted By Anthony Ricci
Re: Herniated Discs

Ben,
I live relatively painfree life after 2 herniations. Chiropractic , CF and clean foods. Only muscular pain after WODS. Most people don't want to put in the effort to get adjusted and train and...
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