--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "curtisdeltablues" 
> <curtisdeltablues@> wrote:
> >
> > One of the first indications that all was not cool in the 
Emerald 
> City
> > was when I was still flying and a chiropractor took my back X-
rays
> > after I had thrown my back out.  He said " So how long have you 
been
> > jogging?"  I explained to him how I was practicing flying and he
> > explained to me the implications on my vertebrae by sitting in 
full
> > lotus and bouncing on my butt, even on foam.  He showed me how 
that
> > posture  actually takes you butt cheeks away from protecting the 
> spine
> > during flying so that I was  compressing my discs. It was very
> > visible, my bottom discs were compressed like a marathon 
runners.  
> He
> > tried to explain the implications of my behavior but, of course, 
I 
> was
> > too enlightened for his advise at the time.  I don't know if 
discs 
> can
> > recover from such a stress but my back is great these days from 
all
> > the core training workouts I do so I can't assess if I sustained 
any
> > long term damage.  What was interesting for me was that I saw my
> > compressed discs at the time and still continued to practice 
flying
> > until I got out of the mindset that I was doing cosmic good for
> > myself.  I remember the sickening feeling that perhaps MMY and 
his
> > crew did not understand the implications of his program on 
people's
> > backs and I might have set myself up for a very painful old 
age.  
> Time
> > will tell I guess.
> 
> FWIW, unlike many people I know who are my age
> (and even younger), I do not have any lower back
> problems.  And I'm a *very* active hopper.  Never
> had a sore butt or injured knees from hopping,
> either.
> 
> 
> 
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer <groups@> 
wrote:
> > >
> > > on 8/5/06 4:13 PM, Jason Spock at jedi_spock@ wrote:
> > > 
> > >     Sore butts certainly yes.  Has anybody developed hernia or 
> any other
> > > complication from this.??
> > > 
> > > Many people have injured knees and backs. My wife had to have
> > surgery on one
> > > knee, injured while hopping.


Maybe you're doing it wrong.




> > >
> >
>






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