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Forum: Injuries 04-18-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Re: Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

Prolotherapy seems to get good reviews and seems to be more common. I think I will go this route before surgery.

After almost 18 months, mine has greatly improved, not sure exactly why. I have...
Forum: Injuries 04-03-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,112
Posted By John Powell
Re: Meralgia Paresthetica

I had this really bad after starting in law enforcement. Never got a real diagnosis but sort of self diagnosed after ruling other things out.

Accupuncture really helped mine but it took quite a...
Forum: Injuries 03-14-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By John Powell
Re: What is a knot?

Thanks Sean. I'm my case I think it is the muscles tightening to protect the nerve. Foam rolling has been working wonders.
Forum: Injuries 03-06-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By John Powell
What is a knot?

This may be an incredibly dumb question but here goes...

I am recovering from a hip injury and most days is quite manageable. After a couple of weeks if inactivity, partnered with prolonged...
Forum: Injuries 03-06-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 35,021
Posted By John Powell
Re: Anyone Here Have Hip/Groin Pain When Squatting and Want Some Help?

Awesome article Dan. Got it by email this morning
Forum: Fitness 02-02-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,034
Posted By John Powell
Re: Is your back ever not sore!?

I had fairly constant back pain throughout most of my adult life and suffered an injury about 15 months ago. This injury was originally diagnosed as a back issue (bulge at l5/s1 and DDD) and I took...
Forum: Injuries 01-26-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By John Powell
Re: Buttwink/flexibility

Goblet squats have worked wonders for a lot of our folks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tf4c7wTuu8 (WFS)

We have them sit in the bottom though and rock gently back and forth between legs. ...
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-24-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,464
Posted By John Powell
Re: If you had to train Batman, what would you have him do?

Batman doesn't need to work out.

Dude is shredded
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-24-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 2,668,073
Posted By John Powell
Re: Seen at the globo yesterday

http://thechive.com/2013/01/24/going-to-the-gym-is-a-great-opportunity-to-see-truly-bizarre-st-30-photos/ - not WFS
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 01-24-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,174
Posted By John Powell
Re: New Box

Just curious Brendan, do you just use the GHD for strength stuff (ie sets of situps or extensions before or after conditioning?) I assume 1 is not enough to use in conditioning?
Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,895
Posted By John Powell
Re: Nitrean + VS Progenex

Jackpot! Thank you, I've been dying to try your products for a while
Forum: Injuries 01-16-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Re: Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

Daniel,

Thank you so much for the tips. I love your site, I've added it to my bookmarks. I was actually signed up for the FMS certification earlier this year, but the thought of sitting for 20...
Forum: Nutrition 01-16-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,895
Posted By John Powell
Re: Nitrean + VS Progenex

Distribution in Canada would be top shelf!
Forum: Injuries 01-12-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Re: Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

So I met with the surgeon this week. He said that I have a very small lesion that could be responsible for the tear. He offered surgery if the pain was really bothering me. He said that given that...
Forum: Injuries 01-09-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Re: Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

Thanks for the reply Daniel. Doc said bones appear normal BUT I have an extremely narrow joint space between femur and pelvis. So much so that it took 2 radiologists and 5 attempts to get the...
Forum: Injuries 01-08-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Re: Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

Had to Google the Python thing...what I meant by my reference was that I'd love to hear your opinion. Certainly didn't mean anything by the "paid handsomely" thing, I just meant that public health...
Forum: Injuries 01-08-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,174
Posted By John Powell
Re: Frustration with back/Hip/groin pain

It's doing much better, but this is mainly because I'm avoiding the things I want to do.

http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=79213

Thanks for asking
Forum: Injuries 01-08-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Re: Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

So I had a diagnostic injection of Lidocaine by fluoroscopy yesterday. I did some lifts beforehand and my pain went from 0 to around 3 or 4 (has been up to an 8 and consistently a 6 or so for...
Forum: Injuries 01-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,174
Posted By John Powell
Re: Frustration with back/Hip/groin pain

I would suggest that you get a diagnosis before assuming that hip mobility would help. I was treated for a torn glute, low back issues and SI issue only to find out that the problem was a torn...
Forum: Injuries 12-08-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,271
Posted By John Powell
Posterior Acetabular Labral Tear

So I have moved this to a new thread given all of the different diagnoses I've received.

I was diagnosed with a posterior acetabular labral tear in my right hip via MRI arthrogram in August 2012,...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,646
Posted By John Powell
Re: Nike Romaleos

Santee Clause, is that you?

On my way to pickup a pair right now.
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,754
Posted By John Powell
Re: Home garage pull up bars

Overkill award goes to me. Esp at a BW of 180#

Sorry, pics dont want to upload. I'll figure it out and post
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,515
Posted By John Powell
Junk Bumpers

We bought a Garage Gym package when we opened our box and we went with the G2 bumpers. These have a very thick insert but the insert doesn't flare out like the hi-temp and other brands. This has...
Forum: Injuries 10-27-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,130
Posted By John Powell
Re: Sciatic nerve(?) pain in my ***, NOT my back

I had virtually the exact same thing happen to me. After repeated diagnoses (torn glute, disk issue, SI issue, piriformis) I was finally diagnosed with a torn larbum in my hip.
...
Forum: Community 10-15-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,005
Posted By John Powell
Re: The Price of CF

Bang on! I always try to get people to compare CF affiliates to things like hot yoga classes, pilates, martial arts studios and similar services, not to globo gyms. At yoga/pilates and the like, you...
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