For a few weeks I have a big problem with my left sternoclavicular joint when tapping. It makes a popping/cracking/clicking sound and I feel the clavicular moving over the sternum and it hurts. I went to the doctor and he told me that this is because of arthrosis and in the end there will be a dislocation of the clavicular forever. I should avoid those movements so that the clavicular can stay in place. If it hurts more there will be cortison injections....
The popping happens with every shoulder roll, when I do the arm movements from the plié sequence, when I do Tempo arms, even with the TTappTwist when twisting to the right or bending to my knees on the left. Till now I haven´t realized how many shoulder rolls etc. are involved in the workout. The only movements I can do without hurting are PBS, Thread the Needle, HoeDowns, OIP, AL.
Now I´m afraid that I lose all my good results because when I now work out I do not have the feeling of having worked out properly as I can´t do TTTwist for example.
Thanks a lot
I would suggest trying T-Tapp MORE.
Do you have a tendon tear at this location? Did the doctor have you undergo an MRI to see the extent of the damage?
You definitely want to allow healing to take place if there is a tear. Scar tissue may form to recomplete the connection but not if it is continually stressed.
Did the doctor recommend physical therapy? Anti-inflammatory? Specific movements to eliminate during healing?
You can do many moves with the upper body more stabilized, in a modified form. For example, on T-Tapp Twist, check on the movement to the side at which point the problem occurs. Is it with the turn alone or just when you extend the arms?
There are lots more questions but for the most part, pepper the doc with questions about treatment and recovery, physical therapy, whatever will assist in healing, if indeed you have a tear. It is worth compromising the movements through the upper body, but you may well be able to stabilize and really go to town with lower body. PLUS strengthening and balancing the muscles through the back will play a roll in stabilization of the "front".
Sorry to hear you are a bit sidelined, but take the long view on recovery and you can still do lots of activity!