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by 0 · July 23, 2014 at 9:51 AM

My partner has torn a ligament in his knee, I'm wondering if anyone has any advice for natural healing. Our best bets at the moment are increasing the intake of Vitamin C and turmeric, bone broth every day, good meats and fats. Also, a... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 23, 2014 at 9:51 AM

How about getting a knee brace to immobilize it for a while, and then slowly build the muscles back up through exercise. The problem is going to be mechanical. Yes, Vitamin C and bone broth can help with the cartilage, but allowing it time to... (more)

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by 0 · June 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Hi everyone, I am a runner and I spend more time not running then running as always injured. I had an MRI and am found to have osteopenia which means I have low bone density but not so low as to have osteoporosis. Being paleo how can I... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · June 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

I started taking AlgaeCal and Strontium when I was diagnosed with osteoporosis this year. It's supposed to reverse osteoporosis so I take it daily. I am hoping my next bone density can is improved. I only started it in February so I'm sure it can... (more)

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by 905 · January 04, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Hi guys, has any of you any expert opinion or just good knowledge on this matter please. I'm all for kids exercising & think it's more important than ever these days with our sedentary lifestyles. I'm not a crossfitter myself &... (more)

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paint94979 0 · January 04, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Don't let your kids do crossfit please

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by 15831 · October 06, 2010 at 12:51 PM

I've posted on other threads on paleohax before that one of the results ive seen from going paleo is the complete absence of the white spots that for my entire 30 years had been on my fingernails. Well, oddly enough yesterday morning I noticed... (more)

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Susan_Fingernail_Fungus_Adams 0 · October 06, 2010 at 12:51 PM

I read an article about nails disease, white spot they said is cause by fungus....

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by 5 · July 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

I have an injury to my chest/back/ribs that I'm currently waiting on xrays from my doctor to diagnose. It could be costochondritis, thorasic radiculitis or something else but bottom line is it sucks. It happened from Crossfit about 6 months ago... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

BCAAs are great, but I'm not sure they'll work for long term without the stimulus of exercise. You might want to do workouts of muscles that aren't injured to the best of your ability. Perhaps get one of those electronic stimulus machines too... (more)

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by 0 · August 25, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Hey all, this is rather sports related but I wondered what the Paleo folks suggest about my issue. I have been struggling with ITBS since october 2012. Until now, I cant get back into running. I can run 4-5km or so without any issues but the day... (more)

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Clint 0 · August 25, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Strengthen the hips, glutes, and core. There is a huge relationship between those areas being weak and ITBS. While strengthening those areas, also keep them loose with the stretching and foam rolling. I would also start increasing your leg... (more)

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by 392 · November 17, 2013 at 9:17 PM

I do not have health insurance. The area is right near my sternum. I am sure it is a muscle (tendon) tear. I am 26 years old and I injured it doing weighted dips. It has been over a year since the injury with only mild improvements. I cannot... (more)

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MPie 0 · June 25, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Skip the dips and bench for now. If something's torn and you're doing pushups again without pain, you're probably healing up. Don't screw it up. Just do pushups in the mean time and wait.

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by 61 · June 11, 2013 at 11:01 PM

So, I'm currently laid up with a PCL tear for the better part of five months and I have recently found myself becoming less willing to stick to my dietary programme (IF mon-fri, high protein, V Low carbs with a slight increase in carbs on the... (more)

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CJ_12 0 · June 11, 2013 at 2:15 PM

I take one day at a time, knowing that each day I'll be more healed and stronger. Do you want to jump back in after you're healed and be 50lbs overweight because you felt sorry for yourself, or do you want to jump back in and feel good and... (more)

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by 61 · May 13, 2013 at 1:53 PM

Evening all, I've been having some pretty worrying knee problems since a rugby tournament 7 weeks ago. Being the idiot that I am (and also not speaking too much of the local language), I've neglected to see a doctor until now. I'm relatively... (more)

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cavebitch 0 · May 13, 2013 at 1:53 PM

Do you have access to a swimming pool? That's how I got in my best workouts when I was out with a stress fracture in my foot. In the pool you can do whatever strokes you like for tabatas, HIIT, or anything you like, really. For other cardio-type... (more)

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by 741 · May 09, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Hey guys, I've been injured for years in multiple areas of my body, but finally have made strides this past year in terms of recovery and strength. Summer's coming up and I have access to my old high school's weight-room. Here's my workout... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 09, 2013 at 3:20 AM

If you're injury Prone I HIGHLY recommend body by science by Doug mcguff.

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by 250 · April 29, 2013 at 1:10 PM

Hi. Some 5 years ago my mom broke her collarbone and since then she has been suffering from pain in her arm. I believe, the bone was first left to heal on its own, but surgery was performed on it half a year later. Within the last year or so, she... (more)

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by 0 · April 18, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Hi I'm a single mum and self employed massage therapist so slicing off the tip of my thumb a few hrs ago wasnt the best plan. It's been cleaned and dressed and I've had a better look at the damage in the process. Nice clean cut above, but... (more)

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jessica_11 0 · April 17, 2013 at 11:38 PM

it will probably grow back, but perhaps not to its previous fullness. ive always dressed these kind of wounds with a mix of oil of oregano and bentonite clay. it sounds crazy but it creates a protective and antiseptic barrier and seems to speed... (more)

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by 1185 · April 10, 2013 at 3:44 AM

I have sustained a significant back injury (not from working out) that just takes time to heal. I'm currently unable to work out or do the heavy lifting necessary. Which is a shame, because I was finally losing weight. I'm really at a loss of... (more)

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eddieosh 0 · April 10, 2013 at 3:44 AM

It is very easy to lose strength (which leads to greater susceptibility to injury) and body composition when laid up with a bad back. To stave off the muscular decline and keep sane I find linear progressive exercise to be very helpful and... (more)

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by 197 · April 02, 2013 at 2:02 AM

Kevin Ware is a basketball player playing in the NCAA right now. News is spreading of how he broke his leg today. It is one of the most gruesome injuries I have ever seen in basketball. How can we prevent injuries like this with better diet? And... (more)

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neweuquol 0 · April 02, 2013 at 1:53 AM

It was a freak injury that can happen to anyone and cannot really be "prevented." I am sure that kid has strong bones and is in phenomenal shape. He just landed awkwardly on one foot. He has probably made that jump 1000 times and came down 999... (more)

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by 741 · March 03, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Hello, paleo-folks! I've been pretty strict with paleo for the last year, and dabbled with it for 1-2 years prior. Before high school, I was an inactive, obese kid who's only pleasure in life was to eat junk food and play videogames. When high... (more)

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Morrigan_1 0 · February 28, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Don't fast, that's not gonna help anything. There's nothing positive about fasting, it's just a myth. Without being any expert on joint disorders, I would say go for a really clean antiinflammatory diet. get your vit D level checked. avoid... (more)

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by 222 · February 04, 2013 at 9:57 PM

So yeah, the title. Plus any other things that have been The Deciding Factor in your sleep quality. I've been healing from a spinal fusion following a fracture and lately I've had some serious issues falling asleep (it used to just be staying... (more)

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tbunchylulu 0 · February 04, 2013 at 9:57 PM

Taking Vitamin D in the morning and magnesium at night (in the form of ZMA) has helped a lot. Also quitting VLC and IF as well as installing F.lux on my Macbook. I sleep so soundly now 8-9 hours/night when I used to be a light sleeper and get... (more)

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by 75 · January 10, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Hi all, My dog bit through my thumbnail today (she mistook it for a stick...) and it pierced the nail and the nail bed. There was an incredible amount of blood, a charming crunching sound and plenty of tears on my part...! I went to the doctor... (more)

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runfast1986 0 · January 10, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Antibiotics should be avoided if at all possible, especially if you have IBS. They will screw up your stomach like no other. If your dog does not have any diseases, you should be fine. If you notice anything weird or an infection you can always... (more)

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by 5 · January 08, 2013 at 6:43 PM

I just finished my first whole 30 and I'm going for 60 now hoping to improve upon my shortcomings in my first 30, like eating 3 meals a day and not snacking so much. I love this diet. I feel MUCH better and I am very interested in the issues that... (more)

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run262_1 0 · January 08, 2013 at 3:27 PM

I think you're doing fine. Just stay with it (that's the key), before you know it, things will start to get easier. I know how frustrating it can be dealing with old injuries, remembering how you "use to be" and finding a starting place - it can... (more)

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by 426 · January 13, 2013 at 7:22 AM

The short of it: Last week I 'tweaked' a nerve in my neck/shoulder doing bicep curls. It's the third time in 2 months that this has happened, and this time is much worse. I probably need to accept reality and take a few weeks (or more) off from... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 02, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Where's quilt at? Cold therapy Cold Therapy COLD THERAPY. Get in that Ice Bath, Take that cold shower and sleep in the snow. But srs, don't sleep in the snow, lol. It's new standard treatment that if an nfl player gets a neck injury like the... (more)

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by 549 · April 26, 2013 at 6:27 PM

I tore my right hamstring muscles two days ago, went to the doc who patted me on the back and said, 'soft tissue damage' and 'just wait for it to heal'. Now I know he was in a hurry and having a 60 year old woman with such damage, I felt... (more)

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Dr_Refaat 0 · April 26, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Hi Sorry to hear about your pain , Hamstring strain is very common in sports world. Our orthopedic team treat hamstring strain in a different way using "Stem cell therapy" to replace the damaged part with a new one. Our doctors are orthopedic... (more)

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by 95 · November 16, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Hey Folks~ Need a little guidence here:) Recently tore 1/6 of my shoulder tendon, rotator cuff portion. Dr said we can try rehab to avoid surgery but it's 50/50 shot. I'm told to steer clear of ALL upper body exercise..(head smack) In addition... (more)

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dsohei 0 · November 16, 2012 at 11:35 PM

generally, any stress or combination of stressors that are 1) above your ability to resist (called toughness) and 2) are cumulatively more than your ability to bounce back from (called resiliency) will result in mal-adaptive symptoms or "side... (more)

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by 82 · November 13, 2012 at 11:40 PM

I have recently developed pain in my left knee after a couple of WODS that were very squat-intensive. I have since taken 2 weeks off to let it heal. I still have some pain but I don't want to let this keep me from progressing. Other than the knee... (more)

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KL_1 0 · November 13, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Where is the location of the knee pain? Have you seen a doc? Have you taken any other measures to heal (mobility, ice, PT, anti-inflammatory medications, etc.)? How many days a week do you Crossfit? Do you do anything else? Are you carrying any... (more)

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by 298 · November 02, 2012 at 3:51 AM

I wiped out on my bicycle this week, and I noticed since then I've been getting to bed earlier and sleeping later. Nothing too excessive, as my head was fine , just a banged-up knee and and sore muscles. So is the 2-3 hrs extra sleep just... (more)

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Mathew__1 0 · November 02, 2012 at 3:43 AM

definitely agree. Yesterday I went to a sleep talk - people who sleep less, or have non restful sleep tend to have - the usual diseases like heart, blood pressure etc. But what is amazing is that immune diseases are also increased in people who... (more)

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by 4240 · October 10, 2012 at 4:46 PM

My friend has had multiple surgeries on the lumbar region of his spine to remove cysts. As a result he is limited on what he can do to exercise. His routine is mostly running on the treadmill, military press, and bicep/tricep curls/extensions. ... (more)

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CD 0 · October 10, 2012 at 4:46 PM

I suggest that your friend work with a good physical therapist. They will devise a good plan for him to start to heal and rebuild his movements. The truth is that he needs to put pressure on his lumbar region to being the process of healing it... (more)

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by 25 · August 22, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Anyone with syringomyelia been able to decrease the progression of this disorder or at least ease the painful symptoms by eating paleo? I've read that people with chiari malformation may be able to find relief through diet and was wondering if... (more)