[HELP] Popping Elbow Joints

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Post by Ironman » Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:44 am

frogbyte wrote:
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frogbyte wrote:"towards you in a circular motion"? What on earth is that talking about... you can't move in a circle and move towards something - a circle takes you back to where you came from.

Yes, you can. It's called a "spiral". Circular motion and circle are not the same.
A spiral motion is not the same as circular motion. You're the one conflating things, not me.

In any case, how do you rotate your elbow towards yourself? In a spiral motion or circular motion, or anything. The sentence makes no sense.
There is no such thing as a spiral motion. It's a circular motion. It's a motion without corners of any kind. Spirals, ellipses and circles are all made with a circular motion. It is the movement used to make any 2 dimensional spheroid or combination of strung together 2 dimensional spheroids including those that change size.

Like I said circular does not mean a perfect circle.


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Post by frogbyte » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:01 am

Wtf are you talking about. Of course there's such a thing as spiral motion - just move something in the outline of a spiral.

In any case your posts are all irrelevant, as I'm fairly certain now Jungledoc had the correct answer here.

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Post by KPj » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:12 am

I demand research proving the existance of spiral motions :lol:

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Post by stuward » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:12 am

Yes Doc answered your question but Ironman's answer is right too.

A spiral motion is just a circular motion with an additional movement along an axis superimposed on it. Therefore a sprial motion is an example of a circular motion that does not move in a circle.

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Post by frogbyte » Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:57 am

Sure, circular plus an additional components equals spiral, but that has nothing to do with my original question or the topic.


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Post by Ironman » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:50 pm

:roll:

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Post by Kevin » Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:23 am

Kevin wrote:
Ricky wrote:Maybe it's this?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cracking_joints

It doesn't sound like something I would worry about, personally...
yeah i have a cracking elbow problem. just most of my friends call cracking popping instead

but yes that is exactly what is wrong with my elbow

and i'll try those elbow rotations out for a month or two

how often should i do those?

should i use them in my warm-up or stretching?
can anyone answer my question(s) please instead of talking about circular and spiral motions?

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Post by stuward » Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:17 am

Do them as part of your warm up.


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