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Old 08-12-2008, 10:30 PM   #21
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Well, luckily I stopped training a couple weeks ago. I think I fractured it on July 3, and I kept training for about two weeks before I got smart and stopped. But with this new knowledge, I'm glad I stopped before I did something really dumb and made things worse.

What sucks the most though is with the olympics on I get all fired up and inspired to go lift, and instead I have to sit on my butt wishing I was training.

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Old 08-15-2008, 05:49 AM   #22
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Well, as much as I enjoy the thought of needles, my doc thought prolo would be a bad idea for me right now since I already have alot of inflammation surrounding the L5-S1 joint.

Is there anything else I could do to reduce the hypermobility of that joint?
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Old 08-15-2008, 01:02 PM   #23
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I'd suggest you do everything possible to get the inflammation down so that you can do prolo.

Contrast hydro can help. Low-intensity laser can help. Systemic enzymes. No nightshades. Other anti-inflammatory supplements and foods.
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Old 08-16-2008, 08:12 AM   #24
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Looks like I have some reading up to do, and I'll up the fish oil some more. This is quickly becoming the most annoying injury I've ever had. Hopefully I can get prolo soon and get this fixed.

Thanks again for your help Garrett.
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:51 PM   #25
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Popping- yeah happens all the time. Isn't really significant now though.

Cold showers & baths worked really really good. Anything hot always caused more pain
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