The Foam Rolling Knee, Back, Hips, Shoulder Pain thread

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  1. bokhan

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    This thread is :bowdown:
     
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    If I do this to my back everyday...will this fuck it up in the long run?

    Everytime i do it to my back...it cracks almost from top to bottom but it feels so good.
     
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    Generally you don't want to roll your lumbar spine as most people have too much flexibility in the lumbar (lower spine).
     
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    Any of you with back pain use an inversion table? never tried one but i think it would help with my back problems.

    I do a similar exercise on the pulley machine where i use ankle straps and lie down. use the straps to pull on my legs and thus stretch out my lower back. definitely feel a difference this way a few days after.

    wish my gym had a reverse hyper machine...heard good things about that as well
     
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    Best thread in this forum.
     
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    :coolugh: never thought to do that. have you tried it for your back pain?
     
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    I wouldn't use the reverse hyper for back pain.
     
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    anyone got a good article/link to show the best way to roll with a lacrosse ball/tennis ball... i pretty much just mash it between my shoulder blades/spine, under my ass (peronius? or some shit), my calves, and my feet.
     
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    my dad has a herniated disc and lower back pain. What are some exercises he can jump into? I'm thinking of buying the book elfing posted and a foam roller.

    He REFUSES to go to a doctor so I figured this would be a start. Please halp :(
     
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    how does he know he has a herniated disc?
     
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    He's an x-ray tech and works at a hospital
     
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    lol, i think you've posted 20 times in the last week... and all of them have been the same post about either shoulder health, back health, or knee health. :mamoru:
     
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    that wall shoulder press is incredibly useful if your mid upper back is weak. i learned about it after my $100 bodywork treatment
     
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    you wouldn't get the full experience without it








    but seriously, with meds you wouldn't be able to pinpoint your trouble spots as much
     
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    jesus christ i never had shoulder pain but using a tennis ball on my rotator cuffs hurt like a bitch. i guess this is a spot i forgot about
     
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    the back? yeah it fuckin does. the backs of my shoulders get super tight whenever i workout upper body. tennis ball releases 'em every time.
     
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    I'm going to go find a tennis ball!
     
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    http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/?p=6266

     
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    you mean the area right by the rear deltoids ?

    i tried rolling around with a tennis ball in that area and i remember it having a real tight/pinchy feel to it
     
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    i'm not an anatomy expert, but think it's the teres major.. mine gets super tight in my left shoulder from any sort of work that requires shoulder stability. hit it with a tennis ball for 15 to 20 seconds... feels 100%.
     
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    I shall try this
     
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    where is your knee pain? front, back, outer, inner?
     

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