Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Training > Flexibility, Training Preparation & Recovery

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-24-2007, 03:30 PM   #1
Neal Winkler
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 326
Default Neck Injury

Last Wed. at BJJ I tweaked my neck from people trying neck cranks on me. It started to hurt while I was at BJJ then when I woke up on Thursday it was extrememely sore along the left side. My shoulders were also screwed up because the right one was shifted forward (or the left back?) and the left was lower than the right. On friday it healed some, then on saturday I woke up and it healed a little more. But then when I was walking down the stairs on saturday morning I slipped an fell on my butt, which made my head jerk forward and hurt my neck all over again. Now it's thursday and my neck is still in some pain down the left side and my left shoulder is still drooping a little lower than the right.
Neal Winkler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2007, 06:07 AM   #2
Elliot Royce
Senior Member
 
Elliot Royce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 317
Default

A good massage therapist or ART practitioner could help. In any event, they are not costly and the former can be pleasant.
Elliot Royce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2007, 09:49 AM   #3
Robb Wolf
Senior Member
 
Robb Wolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,444
Default

Neal-
One word...TAP!! Neck cranks are nasty. Not difficult to sustain a fracture and or ruptured disk. If you are in the final moments of the Mundials...hang in there but keep in midn that your body needs to last a LONG time (hopefully).

If you have a Chiro, or ART person...that sounds good. Ice, ROM as tolerated.
__________________
"Survival will be neither to the strongest of the species, nor to the most intelligent, but to those most adaptable to change."
C. Darwin

Robb's Blog
Robb Wolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:44 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.