Tag: flexion

I Broke My Arm

Some images may be unpleasant, there is no blood or actual broken skin, but there is bruising. THE INJURY On Jan. 16 I fell on some hidden snow covered ice and landed hard on my arm. As I lay there in the snow, unable to move, I had this realization that things had changed. I finally managed to scramble to my feet and edge my way to a fence and along the fence. I was on my way to pick up an order from my farm CSA, which is about 2.5km from home. My arm hurt, a lot, but I kept going, met th

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The Mysterious Pain

[caption id="attachment_1090" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oh woe - spinal flexion[/caption] I had a client come this week with low back pain among other things. She dutifully pulled out her latest MRI results for me to study. I had to tell her that: a) I'm not medically trained to interpret lab results (although I find them interesting, always ask for a copy and then google the hell out of it) b) I'm not allowed to "treat" specific ailments as a personal trainer c) MRI results can be

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