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Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-07-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By James Dent
Re: Beat Knee Pain

Thanks for the feedback guys
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-01-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By James Dent
Beat Knee Pain

I just wanted to say how much Crossfit is helping me manage my knee injury.
I've had 2 arthroscopies, a Tibial Tubercle Transfer, OATS procedure, lateral release. 2 pins in my knee. This was 2003....
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,287
Posted By James Dent
Re: My Garage Gym

Looking good. I want a C2 rower...jealous!
Forum: Injuries 06-21-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,198
Posted By James Dent
Re: Newbie with knee issues, looking for guidance

"All running is done on the street or on a pavement track"

switch to running on grass

stretch your quads

squat
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 280,083
Posted By James Dent
Cool Re: Poorman's Rings

Its taken awhile but here they are in all they're glory!

Socks are optional!

Love it :pepper:
Forum: Injuries 03-21-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,157
Posted By James Dent
Re: Knee Camera Pics

Yes i've seen a few physio therapists. They recommended the usual cycling, hamstring strengthening, static quad exercises, and the muscle around the knee is now strong.

Yes i've had ultrasound...
Forum: Injuries 03-19-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,157
Posted By James Dent
Re: Knee Camera Pics

Todd - that's good to hear.

1. 95kg
2. Anything non-impact. Skipping, running, distance biking out of saddle are out.
3. Squats, back extensions on roman chair, cycling, quad/ham stretches, deep...
Forum: Injuries 03-16-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,157
Posted By James Dent
Knee Camera Pics

I have osteo arthritis on my medial femoral condyle. I have had various diagnosis regarding my knee. Overall I can still train and squat, but not perform any impact sports like running.

Just...
Forum: Injuries 02-17-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,680
Posted By James Dent
Re: Are You Crying…Are You Crying…There’s No Crying in CrossFit

Hi Wendy

My right leg is 1 inch shorter than my left.

I make my own orthotic out of plastic tablemats from Ikea. It costs about £2, fits perfectly, and works better than any custom ones from...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,397
Posted By James Dent
Roman Chair into GHR?

I've got a bodysolid roman chair at home but find it difficult to perform glute ham raises on as it doesn't have the semi-circular cushion.

Has anyone converted their roman chair into a ghr machine,...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 280,083
Posted By James Dent
Re: Poorman's Rings

Thanks mate. Yes will do, just got to fix a plank to the ceiling with lag screws. Nearly there!
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 280,083
Posted By James Dent
Re: Poorman's Rings

Here are my Mark 1 rings

The one on the left was only in the oven for 10 mins so was harder to bend. The one on the right was in for 13 mins as Rx'd and came out much better.
I was surpised the duct...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 280,083
Posted By James Dent
Re: Poorman's Rings

Thanks for that they fit now - also had to lop an inch off the end but shouldn't make much difference.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 280,083
Posted By James Dent
Re: Poorman's Rings

How do you fit 27 inches of pvc pipe in the oven?

I've got all the ingredients but can't bake my cake!
Forum: Stuff and Nonsense 01-01-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,273
Posted By James Dent
Re: Favorite Workout Music

This is awesome. The theme from Who Dares Wins, 1982 British film about the SAS (Not WFS, one swearword at the start):

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=-RxOheocCoE
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,521
Posted By James Dent
Re: garage gym progress

Nice pull-up bar. I'm doing the same and have just completed my whiteboard for 2009 - no excuses!
Forum: Injuries 11-19-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,762
Posted By James Dent
Been to Regenexx?

Have any crossfitters been to Regenexx for stem cell knee injections?

It sounds very promising but I'd like to hear any real life stories...

Cheers
James
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By James Dent
Power Plate Quote

I was in the gym the other day and someone was getting instructed on how to use the "Power Plate":

"It works like a volcano. You stand on it and it shakes up your fat cells, then explodes them all...
Forum: Injuries 11-16-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,920
Posted By James Dent
Forum: Injuries 11-16-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,920
Posted By James Dent
Stem Cell Technology and Knees

Having had more than a couple of knee ops myself and no longer running, I've been looking at stem cell therapy and how it's being used on knees.

This article is very interesting:


UPMC surgeon...
Forum: Injuries 10-25-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,596
Posted By James Dent
Re: patellar realignment surgery

Gus

I can only give you my experience, but it may help. I have dislocated my knee, then had an arthroscopy, lateral release,tibial tubercal transfer, OATS graft, and another arthroscopy. In my...
Forum: Injuries 10-04-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,711
Posted By James Dent
Re: strengthening muscles around knee????

Like the Petersen step-ups just tried them out they are goooood.

What puzzles me with knee rehab is that the standard knee doc advice always says rowing and cycling are ok, but squats aren't??...
Forum: Injuries 09-25-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,711
Posted By James Dent
Re: strengthening muscles around knee????

I've had multiple knee ops and this is working for me - no impact:

http://www.usaswimming.org/USASWeb/ViewMiscArticle.aspx?TabId=585&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en&mid=1474&ItemID=1934
Forum: Injuries 08-19-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,605
Posted By James Dent
Re: Partial Knee Replacement

Kyle Maynard thanks for the inspiration

Substitute squats/running/skipping for something else and go again!

Crossfit Rules
Forum: Injuries 08-13-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,605
Posted By James Dent
Partial Knee Replacement

Found out today I will soon be joining the partial knee replacement club..so no more WOD for me.

At this point I would like to say thanks to Coach for creating a great site and fitness model.

It's...
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