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Forum: Injuries 03-04-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Hey all,
Checking in as I do periodically. Good to hear all the positive stories of recovery. Just remember, "slow and steady wins the race". In two weeks it will be exactly one year since my...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,311
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Compression Socks questions.

I've tried both CEP and Under Armour's compression socks. CEP felt great at first but after a few washes they are stretched out and don't have as much compression. For the money, I would say No to...
Forum: Injuries 12-05-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Been awhile since I posted but I've been checking in from time to time. I feel your frustration. I'm almost 9 mo. out and I too am not up to full speed. Tried doing some cleans and press with 95...
Forum: Injuries 10-07-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Been a bit since I posted here and it seems like a lot of newcomers have joined, that's good yet obviously bad since you all are hurt or post op. Either way, I won't rehash my ordeal, you can read...
Forum: Injuries 09-03-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Haven't posted here in a bit, but am reading up on all your journeys through the rehab. I am approaching 6 months and my shoulder feels good. Some things I have been able to do so far are box...
Forum: Injuries 08-19-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Ortho Surgeon near Westport, CT?

Not really super close but probably easier to get to then NYC is UCONN Orthopedics....I can say first hand Dr. Mazzocca is the BEST!!! He did my shoulder and is a shoulder and elbow specialist. I...
Forum: Nutrition 08-18-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 38,460
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: if protein powder is protein powder is protein powder...

Anyone ever use proteinfactory.com? It seems like a good idea since you can make your own protein mixture specific for they type of supplement you are looking for.
Forum: Injuries 08-16-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Collin,
I stand corrected...all I know is ice and heat is what I'm doing...:)
http://www.dtworldwide.com/heat_vs_cold_therapy_injuries.htm

Gravel,
Good to hear....exciting news. As it stands right...
Forum: Injuries 08-12-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,880
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Crossfit Routines with Shoulder Injury

25 feet walking lunges
50 situps
25 feet walking lunges
40 situps
25 feet walking lunges
30 situps
25 feet walking lunges
20 situps
25 feet walking lunges
10 situps
Forum: Injuries 08-12-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

Great approach Kevin. We aren't the young bucks we used to be. This injury was a good lesson. Im not say we can't be in great shape at any age, we just need to be smarter, like you said and listen...
Forum: Injuries 08-12-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Colin,
I'm just a layman in this area but I think ice is good for two reasons that I know of. 1..it helps reduce the inflammation in the area so it can heal easier and 2. once the area is cold the...
Forum: Injuries 08-10-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,955
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My Rotator Cuff Injury

My garage is my box :)
I have been doing modified wods to work around my shoulder. As an example I did 50 squats, 50 sitsups 4 rounds for time yesterday. Obviously if u use your arms a lot in the...
Forum: Injuries 08-10-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Hey we gotta support each other to keep us all from going crazy. I had many occasions where I thought I retore it...lucked out and not the case but still....good lesson on paranoia..shoulder felt...
Forum: Injuries 08-10-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,955
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My Rotator Cuff Injury

Hey Heather,
Just figured I jump in with some RC repair support. As a fellow RC tearer (is that even a word?) I am 5 months out of surgery. I had 4 anchors put in for a complete tear I did while...
Forum: Injuries 08-09-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 122,839
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: My SLAP Journey...

Did your doc say it was OK to take the sling off and move around? I was in mine 24/7 unless I showered for 7 weeks. That included sleeping. Not sure I would be running at this point. I know it's...
Forum: Injuries 08-08-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

If I had a nickle for every time someone said "boy you lost weight, huh".....

I have lost some size due to the injury. I originally hurt myself in November and couldn't do pushups or heavy presses...
Forum: Injuries 08-08-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

Had my 5 month appointment today. Got the thumbs up and "go forth and prosper" speech. That said, I am super paranoid. I have yet to do anything with my "fixed" arm in the way of lifting. Aside...
Forum: Injuries 07-13-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

sounds about right to me....8 weeks before I did active PT and that was with 1 lb dumbells and bands.....even now Im only up to 6lb dumbells and incline pushups.......it's a long road but like you...
Forum: Injuries 07-12-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

I'm 16 weeks out now and have full range of motion but going slow on the strength training...doing any exercises that don't use the arm...and in PT doing incline pushups and rubber band pulls etc....
Forum: Injuries 07-12-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,714
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: dull left shoulder pain

Having had a RC tear, I would say you might have strained it. I had significant loss of strength in my shoulder when I tore mine, although I tore it pretty good. Rest it for at least a couple...
Forum: Injuries 06-22-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,554
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Shoulder MRI results = Surgery

Jared,
I tore mine doing ring dips. I felt it tear and kept going anyway because "im stupid". It probably was only a minor tear when I first did it but I kept working out and got myself four...
Forum: Injuries 06-20-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

Kev,
How goes it? Just started wall pushups at week 13 and plan on doing some exercise ball stuff next week. Both the doc and PT said no to any heavy lifting such as deadlifts etc. Pretty much no...
Forum: Injuries 06-20-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,554
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Shoulder MRI results = Surgery

Hey All,
14 weeks post surgery for supraspinatus tear, (4 anchors).
Jared,
Sounds like you are getting solid advice from everyone here...I too utilized the forum when I ventured into the...
Forum: Injuries 06-01-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,634
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Anyone ever rupture a RC tear anchor?

I'm not even close to being done with PT. I have like 50 visits a year for my ins. so I plan on going for at least 5 months. If you have gone through the routine before with your first surgery, I...
Forum: Nutrition 05-22-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,746
Posted By Michael Bailey
Re: Starving right before bed time?

By eat more, I am assuming it is meant "more" frequently. Smaller meals throughout the day help to keep your metabolism up and burn calories. Fewer, larger meals tend to promote weight gain...
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