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Forum: Injuries 06-04-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,820
Posted By joseph elberti
'Sequestered' is the furthest stage of a...

'Sequestered' is the furthest stage of a herniation- the material WILL NO LONGER suck back into the disc, it has lost contact with the rest of the nuclear materialit is now disconnected.

Just...
Forum: Injuries 05-19-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,820
Posted By joseph elberti
My understanding is that sequestered material can...

My understanding is that sequestered material can irritate just about any form of tissue, that its dangerous to just let it hang out. It can cause stenosis, or lean up on the chord and cause...
Forum: CrossPit 05-06-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,774
Posted By joseph elberti
Are you wrapping your hands correctly? ...

Are you wrapping your hands correctly?

They should be tight-tight only when making a hard fist, they should be wrapped just a hair short of snug- and no circulation should be getting cut off. ...
Forum: Injuries 04-12-2006, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,995
Posted By joseph elberti
Ummm.... morning stiffness (not the male-kind) is...

Ummm.... morning stiffness (not the male-kind) is a *classic* symptom of degenerative joint disease (EVERYONE suffers from DJD to some degree).

There is also natural 'creep' which occurs...
Forum: Injuries 04-12-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,326
Posted By joseph elberti
Wait for the swelling to go down first (if its...

Wait for the swelling to go down first (if its takeing a real long time, you may need an x-ray), then do a distraction adjustment at the base of the thumb (metacarpo-phalangeal joint)

(you know-...
Forum: Injuries 04-10-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,557
Posted By joseph elberti
Ray, that sounds more like a vascular issue,...

Ray, that sounds more like a vascular issue, dermatomes dont take that course (its probably not a 'pinched' nerve issue-hate that term)

You people need professional opinions, there are at least...
Forum: Injuries 04-10-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,703
Posted By joseph elberti
I use both, as well as olive oil. With the...

I use both, as well as olive oil.

With the flax though- I only use fresh-ground flax seed because the ligands and fiber are an added benefit, and it is extremely cost effective, but a bit of a...
Forum: Injuries 04-10-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,703
Posted By joseph elberti
I hope you understand, my comment about fats ment...

I hope you understand, my comment about fats ment that your ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 fats should remain at roughly between 2:1 and 4:1.

Of course you dont want to gain fat, but the proper...
Forum: Fitness 04-10-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,996
Posted By joseph elberti
you should also test 5 who do nothing

you should also test 5 who do nothing
Forum: Injuries 04-10-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,703
Posted By joseph elberti
right, it cant hurt- it will help boost type II...

right, it cant hurt- it will help boost type II collagen (definatly NOT a primary type of tendon collagen), and is mildly... mildly antiinflammitory

speaking of which, a non-inflammitory diet at...
Forum: Injuries 04-09-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,703
Posted By joseph elberti
Tendons are composed primarily of type I collagen...

Tendons are composed primarily of type I collagen (with small amounts of type III and V.)
Although tendons dont seem to be all too nutrition-sensative, the following couldnt hurt:

Vitamin C ...
Forum: Injuries 04-08-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,557
Posted By joseph elberti
ps- dont let anyone take any x-rays, MRI's or any...

ps- dont let anyone take any x-rays, MRI's or any other kind of imaging unless you have been subjected to orthapedic tests. The doc or whoever will have you moving your arms around, he/she will be...
Forum: Injuries 04-08-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,557
Posted By joseph elberti
Sounds like TOS, thoracic outlet syndrome. ...

Sounds like TOS, thoracic outlet syndrome.
There are a variety of causes for it- tight scalenes, pec minor entrapment, foraminal compression, vascular issues, cervicle rib....

See a PT, chiro...
Forum: CrossPit 04-06-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,053
Posted By joseph elberti
The more different striking surfaces you can...

The more different striking surfaces you can train with, the better. No bag moves like a human body.

Of course, if you are looking to increase punching power, nothing works better than hitting...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,580
Posted By joseph elberti
seems like this might be an easy do it yourselfer

seems like this might be an easy do it yourselfer
Forum: Nutrition 04-01-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,946
Posted By joseph elberti
ribo-FLAVIN=yellow 'flavin' is latin for...

ribo-FLAVIN=yellow

'flavin' is latin for yeller
Forum: Injuries 04-01-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,685
Posted By joseph elberti
For subacromial bursitis, pain should be apparent...

For subacromial bursitis, pain should be apparent upon palpation with your clients arm in a neutral position. Release pressure, abduct the arm beyond 90 degrees and palpate the same area again. If...
Forum: Injuries 04-01-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,487
Posted By joseph elberti
There are a few different orthapedic tests which...

There are a few different orthapedic tests which can be done to differentiate where the pain is originating.

Not all siatic pain is piriformis entrapment, and simply stretching the...
Forum: CrossPit 03-31-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,441
Posted By joseph elberti
Paul- find someone with similar interests, poke...

Paul- find someone with similar interests, poke around the net, read books at the store (bring notebook to take notes), go to the library (tons of good wrestling, judo info etc).

I started...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,521
Posted By joseph elberti
Ill second the gymboss Ive got one, and I am...

Ill second the gymboss
Ive got one, and I am very, very pleased with it.

Doesnt work well as a stopwatch though
Forum: Fitness 03-30-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,075
Posted By joseph elberti
Who cares about all the other stuff? It...

Who cares about all the other stuff?

It was interesting to watch, and I got some good ideas from watching it.

I too work out in playgrounds on occasion... provided there arent kids around,...
Forum: Fitness 03-29-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By joseph elberti
Today was a rest day, so I decided to go for a...

Today was a rest day, so I decided to go for a little jog along this wooded path I had yet to explore (Im in the middle of the boonies at school).

I came across a stream with all kinds of logs...
Forum: CrossPit 03-29-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,901
Posted By joseph elberti
I used to take Bando under Carlos Simmons ...

I used to take Bando under Carlos Simmons

Also Sambo from Rich Smith
Forum: CrossPit 03-29-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,901
Posted By joseph elberti
Yes, it is a commonly misused term After...

Yes, it is a commonly misused term

After you google 'boxers fracture', try googleing 'barroom fracture'.

Just because a term is commonly misused, it does not change the fact that it is...
Forum: CrossPit 03-28-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,901
Posted By joseph elberti
Mathew, then please tell that to my radiology...

Mathew, then please tell that to my radiology teacher- who also earns a living doing chiropractic radiology as well as teach...

3rd metacarpal...think! What knuckle does a boxer punch with? ...
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