I was honestly scared to try to hang, as it hurt to barely jostle my arm. It looks like a high-school student threw together a bunch of images and text in no particular order. Really feels good for my back, too, when it gets sore from all the heavy lifting I can do, now. Book Description Bookstand Publishing, United States, 2010. I've noticed a link between shoulder pain and sleeping on my side. This is a self-help book written by John M. Doctors tell you frozen shoulder is like scar tissue, and it feels like bone-on-bone with painful nerves trapped between.
I was ready to spend tens of thousands on iffy surgery just to be able to live with the pain. Most of these subjects were scheduled for, or advised to have shoulder surgery. So, I spent too much time reading the part of the book that some guest contributor added to this edition - how to make hanging bars, what kind of hand hooks to use, etc. About 5 years ago, I really aggravated my left shoulder while kayak surfing an overextended paddle brace into a wave. Have spent fortunes on physical therapy and have done countless band exercises and other types of rehabilitation exercises without any meaningful improvement. I would recommend the techniques from this book to everyone.
The first week, I hung at local playgrounds. Protocol could be: 3 Times a week at least hang 30 seconds 6 times or accumulate to 3 min and to 30 repetitions of lateral, frontal raises with 4lbs weights. It is the result of 25 years of research into a new and simple shoulder exercise program to treat and prevent rotator cuff tears, the impingement syndrome, and the ''frozen shoulder. Most days, once or twice a day, I grab the top of a door frame, a metal cabinet at work, or my shower door and only sort of bent-knee hang, but I can now relax into it, feel my shoulders rotate normally up around my ears, and open up the joint as that arch thing gets bent. This is my first review. I still had bent elbows and my hands were barely higher than my head and a ways in front of me. I especially worried for too long how, exactly, I should move all the way from the barely 45 degrees I could push my upper arm to barely parallel with the floor to somehow hanging with my hands overhead.
If I did not use the recommended weightlifting gloves, I would hang rarely if at all, because the hand pain would be too great. This book provides exactly that. I've found other more effective exercises at least for me , so I can't really recommend the book although I would suggest trying hangin I'm not certain whether the author's advice would work for my particular shoulder pain, because I just couldn't keep up the exercise he suggests. Have been doing the protocol recommended in the book for about a month and it has worked wonders. I had tried physical therapy, osteopathy, chiropractic treatment, cortisone injections and a h I am absolutely astounded at the results I have gotten from the exercise regime in this book. I built my own for under twenty smackers, please see the attached photos.
I could even just sit, and not worry about carefully positioning my arm to avoid pain just from normal gravity. However, if you have the patience, the information you are after is there, and revisiting the book again after 6 weeks, I find myself more interested in the poorly organized images than before. Chronic shoulder pain makes it really hard to sleep. Download medicine books Shoulder Pain? Specifically, when we went on a three-night vacation and were stuck with a stiff mattress, my left shoulder became stiff. This book is actually really poorly organized and badly written.
That's enough evidence for me. The book looks hokey, but buy it. I have arthritis in both my hands so my grip strength is weak so I do a partial assisted passive hangs. Knowing how well it works, this was worth a fortune to me. It is the result of 25 years of research into a new and simple exercise to prevent rotator cuff tears and impingement syndrome in the shoulder, as well as treating these conditions and frozen shoulder. Now, after a bit of hanging here and there for six months, my only limitation is that I can't reach very high behind my back, but who cares? Kirsch and wonder if he's still alive and why his website is so funky.
I purchased the specific gloves described in the book and do not regret the cost. After about two months of the reduced frequency, I noticed some occasional pain and stiffness returning. Good thing I stumbled upon this book on Amazon. It is the result of 25 years of research into a new and simple exercise to prevent rotator cuff tears and impingement syndrome in the shoulder, as well as treating these conditions and frozen shoulder. It is necessary to remove my new wedding ring while hanging, or else suffer pinched skin and a flattened ring. Then bless his name as your shoulder saviour, forever.
Have had a shoulder impingement for over 10 years now and nothing really helped. I'm a 50 year old woman, working on cars over my head, windsurfing, kayaking, and now think I'll try kiteboarding. The book also recommends performing light weight dumbbell overheads immediately after the passive hanging. In week two, I started working to regain the atrophied muscle tone in that arm, but I could already do almost all the everyday chores I couldn't do for 10 months - put groceries away over my head, ride a bike, etc. Starting in week two, I installed a pull-up bar in the carport and have hung at full body weight since then. Within three weeks, I could lift my arm all the way out to the side and then nearly straight up - a smooth motion, with just a little cheating toward the front.
I did not hang my full body weight, but probably 50-75% of 175 lbs. I feel responsible to write this review since the techniques mentioned are working for me. I always thought this was normal and would be solved by itself. I had tried physical therapy, osteopathy, chiropractic treatment, cortisone injections and a host of other alternative treatments. I'm not certain whether the author's advice would work for my particular shoulder pain, because I just couldn't keep up the exercise he suggests. I like adrenaline sports and hate gyms and boring working out stuff. Some people have difficulty doing a passive dead-hang.
At any hint of shoulder pain, stiffness or impinging, I'll look for something I can sort of hang from - a metal cabinet at work, stair railings in my parking garage, or whatever I can use to traction that arm out and open up the shoulder. After more than 100 uses, they still look new: no visible wear, no loose threads or stretching fabric. This is a self-help book written by John M. It is the result of 25 years of research into a new and simple exercise to prevent rotator cuff tears and impingement syndrome in the shoulder, as well as treating these conditions and frozen shoulder. I shopped for those on Amazon and otherwise dithered. I also found that I had less pain and better range of motion when my arms were extended over my head. It includes some testimonials from people who have benefited from passive hanging.