The Ready State Virtual Mobility Coach is like having a virtual Kelly Starrett in your pocket.
12/03/2013 at 4:05 pm #70629Jason GrahamParticipant
Hi guys,I’m new to the mobility wod experience and I’m still learning, so please bear with me. I’m just at the beginning of my journey. This post is about getting a name for the elbow problem. Perhaps I can manage anyhow, it’s just the mental itch of not knowing.I have an elbow pain (in both arms) that’s been bugging me for about a year now. The professionals? Oh, I’ve seen them all this year. Nobody has come up with a solution.Experimental cures (pre mobility wod): I have stayed away from bicep-isolating exercises, rested, used light weights, stretched the biceps, eaten anti-inflammatories, rested again, used light weights again.Symtoms: Hurts when loading the elbows (almost) fully bent. Pressing vs. Pulling doesn’t really matter, but I feel that pulling (as in biceps curl), with wrists externally rotated is worse than pressing.Loads that want to externally rotate the elbow joint at the same time (force across the fore arm as in flies), well, it hurts like ****. (I can’t really use my biceps to stabilize… eh.)Diagnostic experiments (as in self-performed weird ones):1. The “bodybuilder biceps-flex pose” (or whatever they call it) tend to provoke pain. That is: arms raised, shoulder externally rotated, wrists externally rotated, elbows bending somewhat more than 90 degrees, biceps flexing.2. I bend the elbows with the hands flat against my chest and the tumbs pointing out to the sides (as in the end position of a biceps curl except the fist). Then I lay myself on the floor, trapping the the forearms between the rib cage and the floor. The forearms are pressing agains the rib cage with thumbs out. Now – if I wiggle the wrist into deeper external rotation – Terrible sharp pain. Absolutely terrible.What do I name this? Golfers elbow?And there it is. My first ever post on mobility wod. Hopefully the worst. 🙂Have a nice day!Best regards from Sweden,Daniel
12/03/2013 at 8:59 pm #73356AnonymousGuest
Here are several episodes that hit different aspects of the elbow.
Banish Your Elbow Bench, Dip, Pull Up Pain, You Don’t Really Play Golf or Tennis Do You?
Episode 273: Lateral Elbow Pain/”Tennis Elbow”, “Kimura Elbow”
Pro Episode # 32 – VooDoo Floss Series #1, Theory and Elbow
Pro Episode # 34 – Voodoo Floss Primer: Elbow Part 2.
What Your Bent Elbows Really Mean: Elbow Pain and Instability
Burpee Smoked Elbows? Epicondylitis-ness? Voodoo it.
Episode 316: Tricky Elbow Fixes
Episode 57: The Hot Elbow Treatment
Episode 223: Fixing Elbow Pain in The Front Rack
12/04/2013 at 1:42 pm #73363Jason GrahamParticipantThank you Kaitlin,I did some work with the voodoo band yesterday and it’s just painfully awesome.!!Today I completed a workout with almost no pain at all!!I can’t thank you enough. The only thing I’m regretting is that it took me a full year to find you guys.
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