- Why did LeBron James cramp up so bad when no one else did?
- Why did LeBron James cramp up mainly on his left side?
"It was the whole left leg. Damn near the whole left side."
The Miami Heat also tweeted:
"LeBron James (left thigh cramp) left tonight’s game in the 4th quarter and did not return - he is currently receiving an IV."
Muscular fatigue is the other thing blamed for his cramping, but again why would only one side of his body cramp up?
I've talked before about how LeBron James doesn't have the best posture and how that contributed to his back spasms earlier in the season (read here) and I believe his postural imbalances may have also contributed to his cramping during game 1 of the NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs.
LeBron James has two major imbalance patterns in his body that I believe have contributed to his past injuries (back spasms, elbow pain, hamstring injury, ankles sprains, knee tendonitis) and may have contributed to his recent left sided thigh cramps that forced him out of game 1 of the NBA finals with several minutes left.
The first imbalance problem is what we call Condition 1 posture. It looks like this: