--- 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.
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