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Forum: Injuries 07-18-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,490
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Upper Back - First Ever Jump Rope Injury!

Most likely a rib that has, for lack of better term, subluxed from its connection/articulation with the Transverse process of the thoracic vertebrate. Chiro or good, and I stress good, Manual...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,636
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Fitness tracking so easy a paleo man could do it

A way to do ME for exercises would be nice. Both weight and Reps.
couldn't do it for ME OHS
Forum: Injuries 11-27-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,740
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Both shoulders injured, advice?

To add to Steven's suggestions
add thoracic mobility to your activities. With shoulder elevation there is throacic rotation and ext. If there is lack of mobility there it can cause impingement.
Forum: Injuries 11-27-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,533
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Tennis Elbow

This is very common missed diagnosis, if you do the resisted middle finger ext and have increased pain during and following its most likely tendonopathy (osis should be used instead of itis).


Ask...
Forum: Injuries 09-29-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 39,299
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Plantar Fasciitis

As usual Steven has done a pretty thorough job here. The only thing missing is if you don't fix the root cause of the problem, the problem will come and go like many people have indicated.

See a...
Forum: Injuries 08-08-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,261
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Hamstring Tightness/Pain won't quit after 2-3 months

How flat is your back when you are touching the ground?

you should be able to maintain neutral (flat) lumbar spine while performing this to determine hamstring length.

There is also a large...
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 06-10-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,372
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: E-Myth Revisited and Crossfit Affiliate

E-myth? Not sure I have seen it. can you provide link?


Oops the book that would explain it.
Forum: Injuries 05-01-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,150
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Posterior Labrum Tear

You can always have surgery. There are complications etc that go along with Surgery. IF you can rehab through it, and do what you want to do at the level you want without pain then that should tell...
Forum: Injuries 05-01-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 32,937
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: chronic annoying quadriceps tendon pain

PM me I have a copy of a soft tissue release manual for foam roller/stick/lacrosse ball that is great.

#2 Watch Dave Tate Box squat videos, learn to squat like that and your knee pain should go...
Forum: Community 04-30-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,381
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Physical Therapy and CrossFit

I did my undergrad in athletic training, took the cert test and also have that credential. Utilize it once in a while, did quite a bit more when I was in Tx.

You can generally major in anything,...
Forum: Injuries 03-26-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,655
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Arm Numbness from OHS..

How is the strength in that arm?

Based on experience, it takes months to regain strength and sensation following a nerve injury. The severity of the injury determines the length?

I had an 8 mm...
Forum: Injuries 03-26-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,318
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Sudden knee pain, no obvious cause... thoughts?

Generally because the issue is a weakness not an instability, why brace something and prevent it from getting strong when you can strengthen it and fix it :).

There is nothing like taking...
Forum: Exercises 03-26-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,202
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Anybody heard of the "Turkish Get Up" exercise?

If TGU is more of a circus trick, or "dumb exercise" then why, as the story goes, did the old strongmen/weightlifters make the newbies work up to 100# on each arm before they could start lifting...
Forum: Injuries 03-25-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,145
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: ankle flexibility and squats

Look into Steve Maxwell joint mobility stuff for the ankles as well. There are 2 issues that can restrict dorsiflexion ROM. One is addressed by bill and his tennis ball massage, the other is a true...
Forum: Injuries 03-25-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,806
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Chiropractor question

If your not better in a couple visits he's no good/you won't benefit from this treatment.

You should notice a significant relief in symptoms following first or second visit, correcting the...
Forum: Injuries 03-11-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,648
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Knee discomfort; MRI "inconclusive"

Generally you should take the conservative approach, get in to see a PT and have them shore up some weaknesses you might have, and maybe if they are any good, tweak you mechanics with squat/lunge. ...
Forum: Injuries 03-08-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,372
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Shoulder injury, pain at bottom of pullup

The test is called the O'briens test, when tested clinically against a standard MRI they were pretty close, if I remember correctly the manual test was more accurate at diagnosing SLAP lesions than a...
Forum: Injuries 03-08-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,533
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Shoulder Lock/Freeze

Ditto on that.


If you truly have frozen shoulder and not stiffness from immobilization then yes, 9 months to a year. Frozen shoulder is very, very painful no matter what you do. You can try and...
Forum: Injuries 03-07-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,372
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Shoulder injury, pain at bottom of pullup

Just a guess like I said.

A competent ortho can diagnose a SLAP lesion with close to the same accuracy as an MRI without contrast. So, I assume that is ruled out.

The rest comes from the history...
Forum: Injuries 03-06-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 42,268
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Freakish pain on the left side of my rib cage

http://health-pictures.com/images/Costochondritis.jpg WFS

Is your pain where the cartilage and rib meet? Costochondritis.
Don't do what hurts :), I know easier said than done. Ultrasound (not...
Forum: Injuries 03-06-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,372
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Shoulder injury, pain at bottom of pullup

If I had to guess I would say its the long head of your biceps. Its truly a pain in the A$$, and difficult to fix. Which is why the professionals you have gone to have not fixed it to your...
Forum: Injuries 03-06-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,315
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Extreme DOMS from SDHP

Hollis what you are describing does not sound like DOMS, it almost sounds like a nerve issue coming from your neck. Are the symptoms one side or both?

I'd give you more info but the stinkin ...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 03-06-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,774
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Fibromyalgia

There were only one or two mentions of nutrition throughout this post.

The first thing I would do is get Paleo, cut out all grains, peanuts, eggs initially, dairy, and any of the other big...
Forum: Injuries 03-06-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,102
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: Shoulder injury?

What Self tests did you perform to determine it was your suprispinatous?

There are several other tissues that could be involved and based on your "felt like it rolled in the socket" comment I would...
Forum: Injuries 03-05-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,065
Posted By Jake Thompson
Re: SHoulder subluxation

Start doing turkish get ups. Read the article from the journal that Jeff Martone authored. Good read, he also comments on it during one of the CF radio feeds.

Worked wonders for my shoulder. To...
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