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05-09-24, 07:24 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

yup, sure enough, sharing the load w/ the right...

yup, sure enough, sharing the load w/ the right arm has helped a great deal. funny how I have to consciously use the other arm & so weird that I normally use my non-dominant arm for so many things
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04-01-24, 12:56 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

I hear ya man! word to the wise - DON!T...

I hear ya man!

word to the wise - DON!T CRASH!

your complaining is safe w/ us!
03-20-24, 09:13 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

maybe just for my own reference, I consider the...

maybe just for my own reference, I consider the fall quite the whallop. would have been much better NOT to crash

this past Fall & into the winter I ramped up my weight training & was doing pretty...
11-30-23, 12:27 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

for my own reference, this is going well. I no...

for my own reference, this is going well. I no longer favor the left shoulder as I make the 1st lift, getting the bars up, from their resting place. considering another move up w/ weights
08-29-23, 04:21 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

for my own reference, approx. 18 months later,...

for my own reference, approx. 18 months later, since about 2 weeks ago, I've made a significant increase to the weights I'm using on the gym circuit I use. so far, so good. I do favor the left...
05-22-23, 04:04 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

good our mantra: don't give up, persevere I...

good
our mantra: don't give up, persevere
I remember one trainer video said the worst thing we can do is stop working out. even if we are exercising a different joint, it benefits the area around...
03-23-23, 04:49 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

good. maybe take up some light weight training

good. maybe take up some light weight training
02-13-23, 12:55 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

just got back from the gym where it dawned on me,...

just got back from the gym where it dawned on me, for myself, looks like it's been exactly 1 year. I guess I'm as recovered as I'm gonna get. I would not say I'm good as new, but I can sleep on my...
01-09-23, 09:02 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

how’s it going w you?

how’s it going w you?
01-09-23, 09:01 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

for my own record, 11 months out, today i...

for my own record, 11 months out, today i increased the two shoulder press stations another 5lbs. funny how so little, can feel like so much.
11-27-22, 08:46 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

drats. It is what it is hmmm gotta wrap your head...

drats. It is what it is hmmm gotta wrap your head around it. You’ll get thru it. Might want to start your own separate thread for torn labrum?
11-11-22, 07:44 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

sorry to hear that. this will be a learning /...

sorry to hear that. this will be a learning / growing experience that will live with him forever. a challenge for a Dad too, no doubt. hang in there
11-10-22, 09:04 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

sympathies. football?

sympathies. football?
11-04-22, 03:41 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

yikes that stinks. one of our sales reps had...

yikes that stinks. one of our sales reps had shoulder surgery. he timed it during his slow months & did a lot of work from home for a while. I guess it helps to have a job like that. maybe talk to...
10-28-22, 03:46 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

yeah no worries, I agree, very difficult to...

yeah no worries, I agree, very difficult to describe. I find if I'm on my back & roll to that side, the movement kind of grinds things inside, whereas if I stack pillows for my head, then position my...
10-27-22, 06:38 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

really? what do you mean straight? like straight...

really? what do you mean straight? like straight down w/ hand at your hips? with your body weight on your arm or is it in front of you? please tell me cuz Wifey sleeps on my left & I's like to cuddle...
10-26-22, 01:56 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

thank you for sharing. I wish you well. I'm a...

thank you for sharing. I wish you well. I'm a month ahead of you, so 8 months out. my complaint is not being able to sleep on my left side for every long. I have some occasional abnormal sensations...
05-05-22, 10:55 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I'm so grateful ppl like this take the...

:thumb: I'm so grateful ppl like this take the time & effort to share this. he's got cpl I haven't seen before. not sure I would do them at this point tho. I haven't tried going back to regular...
05-05-22, 04:13 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

here's hoping it improves with more time. even...

here's hoping it improves with more time. even though I'm over the hump, I too was very frustrated. I can lay on that side but if I dod & roll or sway, thus grinding the joint somewhat, it can be a...
05-03-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

11 weeks out from the slam, I can say I have...

11 weeks out from the slam, I can say I have ALMOST no lingering symptoms or side effects from the mild AC Joint Sprain
- I can't sleep on my injured side w/o some discomfort. the longer I lay on...
04-19-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By rumrunn6

9 weeks after mine, I can sleep on that shoulder...

9 weeks after mine, I can sleep on that shoulder for a while, but I try to be careful how I roll over. I find myself favoring it at my 2nd job, which is physical & requires lifting but I can perform...
04-10-22, 05:56 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

good luck w/ the next Doc! these things do like...

good luck w/ the next Doc! these things do like rest. hard to rest it tho, even on the non dominant side. I was doing more reading & sometimes there's other damage, besides the AC Joint, complicating...
04-04-22, 01:38 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

for the shoulder diary, 7 weeks after the slip &...

for the shoulder diary, 7 weeks after the slip & fall, 4/3/22, got back on a bike. no ill effects. no discomfort riding. some general discomfort in the whole shoulder area, which felt better after a...
03-31-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

be your own advocate do an insane amount of...

be your own advocate
do an insane amount of research
read & watch videos from physical therapists. meaning, don't rely on just 1 doctor or just 1 therapist
if you are attracted to conflicting...
03-22-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

3/22/22 for the shoulder diary: 5 weeks out,...

3/22/22
for the shoulder diary: 5 weeks out, yesterday 3/21 after 2 weight training sessions, there was no general soreness, as there had been in the past. very pleased about this because I was...
03-17-22, 12:04 PM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

St Paddy's Day wine at work seems to be helping...

St Paddy's Day wine at work seems to be helping considerably
03-14-22, 07:51 AM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

4 weeks not logging all the gym stuff here ...

4 weeks
not logging all the gym stuff here
but will write that I've stopped the ibuprofen I was taking twice a day
on the fence about the Glucosamine Chondroitin I've been taking & I haven't taken...
03-09-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

for the shoulder diary: 3 weeks 3 days did...

for the shoulder diary: 3 weeks 3 days

did the 14 station circuit at lunch. laid off the 2 overhead press stations. used light or no weights at the other arm stations. exceptions being bicep curl...
03-07-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

lol :thumb: I may have overdone it last night,...

lol :thumb: I may have overdone it last night, gonna back off again for today. just an office worker but I have my dumb moments
03-06-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

would one of these be helpful? ...

would one of these be helpful?
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03-06-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. yes, that's the plan. just did a few...

thank you. yes, that's the plan. just did a few range of motion moves specific to the AC joint. I shud stay with these & only do weight training on movements that don't stress the AC. amazing amount...
03-06-22, 05:45 PM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

3 weeks from the crash only minor lingering...

3 weeks from the crash
only minor lingering discomfort, as-in still can't sleep on my left side altho I can lean on my left side with proper support
normal daily activities don't create any twinges...
02-28-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

yesterday helped a desperate woman change her...

yesterday helped a desperate woman change her flat tire. her jack broke & since every passing car treated her like a mental case & because I carry two jacks, it was an easy assist. she had pulled...
02-24-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

OK, this is super frustrating: storm tomorrow,...

OK, this is super frustrating: storm tomorrow, office closed, aka freedom, but I have to stay off the bike!
02-22-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

post exam & x-ray report shows good news: 5...

post exam & x-ray report shows good news:

5 images encompassing 4 views were taken of the left shoulder.
The bones of the left shoulder exhibit normal alignment and
mineralization. No...
02-21-22, 11:26 AM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

for the shoulder diary, some good news even...

for the shoulder diary, some good news

even tho today is a holiday (Presidents' Day) I was able to get an appointment with a GP & got some x-rays

mild shoulder separation aka AC joint sprain...
02-20-22, 01:52 PM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

ooph!

ooph!
02-20-22, 01:51 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

oh that sounds like torture

oh that sounds like torture
02-20-22, 07:02 AM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

awww thank you! ouch! that sounds super painful....

awww thank you! ouch! that sounds super painful. how are you doing now? yes it is a very complicated part of our body. it is improving, found myself lying on my left side on a couch yesterday. but I...
02-18-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

still no visible swelling, but this morning, on...

still no visible swelling, but this morning, on day 5, I did notice this slight bruise mark...
02-17-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

keep catching myself reaching for the seatbelt. I...

keep catching myself reaching for the seatbelt. I guess a sling helps immobilize it so it can calm down & dissipate
02-17-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

ouch! ah good to know! long time in sling!...

ouch! ah good to know! long time in sling! looking forward to a professional diagnosis. did they use xray? just xray? not cat scan?
02-17-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. would have been nice if the snow was...

thank you. would have been nice if the snow was deeper!
02-17-22, 08:32 AM
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Views: 5,385
Posted By rumrunn6

AC Joint Sprain

pretty sure I have a Grade 1, mild AC joint sprain. anyone else have the same?

Sunday 2/13/22 had a fall (to the left) today is Thursday 2/17/22. I will follow up with my healthcare provider next...
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