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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-08-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,063
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: C-Reactive Protein

That test result was the kick in the pants I needed to start supplementing with fish oil again and to make things a little tighter with the diet.

I've read (and enjoyed) Robb's book but CRP...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-07-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,063
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: C-Reactive Protein

I also have a strong interest in this due to a family history of heart disease and a recent CRP, sensitive score of 10.76. :yikes:

I'm really hoping that the severe nerve impingement in my neck...
Forum: Fitness 01-27-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,308
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Can CrossFitters pass the Functional Movement Screen?

I've done the Funtional movement screen a couple of times and it results in an overall numerical score and a designation of either symmetrical or asymmetrical.

The prescription from the RKC who...
Forum: Injuries 01-23-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,733
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Cervical nerve impingement

Thanks for all the information and suggestions.

I heard back from my doctor and he thinks PT would be beneficial but he doesn't recommend chiropractic for my condition.

I've had neck...
Forum: Injuries 01-21-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,733
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Cervical nerve impingement

I went back to the doctor on Wednesday for a full physical and a follow-up on my neck. He stated that the X-rays showed signs of degenerative disease in my neck with vertebral compression and bone...
Forum: Injuries 01-13-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,733
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Cervical nerve impingement

I haven't talked to him about Chiro but I have read that recommendation in my research. I go back for a complete physical next Wednesday and I'm looking for ideas to discuss with him. I'll...
Forum: Injuries 01-13-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,733
Posted By Chris Lampe
Cervical nerve impingement

I recently experienced a pinched nerve in my neck resulting in severe pain in the triceps just behind the elbow, numbness and tingling in my index and middle fingers and overall weakness in the...
Forum: CrossPit 11-16-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,838
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Thinking of taking up Tae Kwon Do

I just realized you are in the OKC metro!

It sounds like you've found a place you are happy with but I was going to recommend Haggerty's Martial Arts in Mid-West City. The internet reviews are...
Forum: Injuries 09-13-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: knee pain information needed

Steven,

Thanks for the response! We had a spell of really windy and hot weather and I didn't ride the bike and my knee is back to normal so it was probably just some kind of aggravation.
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Forum: Injuries 09-02-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By Chris Lampe
knee pain information needed

Sometime in the past 3-4 days I injured my knee. There was never a specific point where I knew I was injured, it just started hurting one day. I suspect the problem came from starting back on my...
Forum: Nutrition 08-09-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,485
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: experience with gluten intolerance?

Papa John's has a section on their website where they describe their "better ingredients" and they use the term "high-protein flour" to describe their pizza crust. Your problems may be something...
Forum: Injuries 05-14-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,312
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: sciatica: heat vs ice

I find this to be true for me as well. If I'm not doing something to maintain core strength and flexibility, my sciatica will flair up.

For immediate relief I find that 800 mg of Ibuprofen 2-3...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 05-14-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,633
Posted By Chris Lampe
Does chest pain necessarily equal blockage?

I've been taking a Beta-Blocker for high blood pressure for over a decade and my BP is well controlled. I have the okay from my doctor for any type of exercise. As many know, a beta-blocker acts as...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-01-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,897
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Crunchy Joints

I prefer Carlson's liquid fish oil. I just take a swig from the bottle every day and within a few seconds all traces of "fishiness" are gone until my next dose. It delivers tons of Omega 3's...
Forum: Fitness 02-03-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,400
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: What is the goal of strength training, even CF?

I like the ideas put forth by Mark Sissons of MarksDailyApple.com. He advocates a non-structured excercise program consisting of primarily low-impact/low-exertion aerobi exercise (i.e., walking,...
Forum: Nutrition 01-11-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,007
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: High Fructose Corn Syrup Revolt !!

I've noted a growing awareness and concern about HFCS in our society and I hope it keeps building until it reaches a critical mass. Things just tasted so much better when they were sweetened with...
Forum: CrossPit 11-05-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,644
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: The Shogun/Machida debate

As we were watching the fight I kept complaining to my wife that Rogan was being very one-sided in his commentary and that Machida was landing a lot of punches in the first rounds. When the fight...
Forum: Injuries 09-29-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 32,108
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Pain on top of foot at ankle joint

You know, these posts have gotten me to thinking that this problem may have started when I went back to work after summer break. The one thing that has changed is that I'm now wearing my "work"...
Forum: Injuries 09-28-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 32,108
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Pain on top of foot at ankle joint

The pain occurs in both running/walking shoes and barefoot. When I take off my shoes they lean to the outsides and have worn orthotics in the past.

The painful area in my upper sometimes "pops"...
Forum: Nutrition 09-28-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,754
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Microwaved food is unhealthly?

I have developed a significant distrust of microwave ovens although I still use one because it's so convenient. The one nod I made to my distrust is that I no longer use plastic containers in the...
Forum: Injuries 09-24-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 32,108
Posted By Chris Lampe
Pain on top of foot at ankle joint

Recently I've begun experiencing sharp pain on the top of my foot at the ankle joint. This only happens when I'm on my feet, usually for some period of time. It literally feels like two bones are...
Forum: Nutrition 08-17-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,990
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Sugar makes a comeback (vs HFCS)

While browsing thru the comments on Marks Daily Apple I found a link to a 1.5 hour lecture by Dr. Lustig. It's pretty heavy on the biochemistry but he explains exactly why sugar is so unhealthy. He...
Forum: Injuries 07-10-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,818
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Looking for input on a knee injury

I finally received the results of my MRI. My doctor's nurse described it as a poorly tracking kneecap. She said if medication (which my doctor mentioned but never described) didn't help they might...
Forum: Nutrition 07-10-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,558
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Free Range/grassfed/wildgame Meats

I've ordered from Slankers a couple of times and would recommend them. The meat is packed in a cardboard box with 1-2" thick foam insulation on all sides. I believe they instruct the shippers to...
Forum: CrossPit 06-05-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,214
Posted By Chris Lampe
Re: Swordfighting...Are there classes offered anywhere?

There are many groups out there that are working to create historical sword styles from fight manuals left by the masters. These manuals all date from approximately the 13th or 14th century and...
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