Rip Blisters

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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby keltik » Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:25 pm

dude you're doing something wrong
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby JR » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:01 pm

keltik wrote:dude you're doing something wrong


Most likely micro slipping. Slips wear the skin more than rips.
Flat shots need running on the center line of the tee and planting each step on the center line. Anhyzer needs running from rear right to front left with the plant step hitting the ground to the left of the line you're running on. Hyzer is the mirror of that.
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby tigel » Wed Dec 16, 2009 12:15 am

I'm going to have to say its from the rain and cold + six hours of throwing.
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby JR » Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:49 pm

Rain and cold can easily lead to early slips let alone micro slips. Six hours is plenty to show results :-)
Flat shots need running on the center line of the tee and planting each step on the center line. Anhyzer needs running from rear right to front left with the plant step hitting the ground to the left of the line you're running on. Hyzer is the mirror of that.
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby Firios » Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:19 pm

Is there anything to focus on to stop this from happening?
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby tigel » Fri Dec 18, 2009 1:52 am

If you know where your rip point is, wrap some medical tape around it. I wouldn't wrap your whole finger because you need the mobility. Keeping your disc dry and hand dry would help a lot, although I did everything i could to keep both dry.
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby JR » Sat Dec 19, 2009 8:46 am

Squeezing harder with the index and thumb. In the beginning the skin may not be used to the added pressure so you'll feel the hurt literally. Doing that and persevering with it has the benefits of building up skin thickness and toughness, increasing pinch power adding distance and causing rips instead of micro slips. Reducing abrasion of the skin. Training finger strength also helps. This needs to start only after the rip blister and the skin is fully healed. Or you'll rehurt it and will never get it to going better.
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Re: Rip Blisters

Postby tigel » Wed Dec 23, 2009 1:57 pm

I think I'm just going to get used to wrapping my finger with medical tape.
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