Finding the silver lining in any mishap is comforting and reinforces the importance of “perspective”.
I haven’t experienced a significant injury in over four years. A quick, lateral jump-cut during a January weekend football game reintroduced me to the joys of a pulled hamstring.
Had I not gotten hurt, I might never have discovered this information.
Everything happens for a reason….
While researching effective rehab for my hamstring, I discovered the following:
Much of the exercise and stretching we’ve done since grade school is the cause of our chronic aches and pains.
In the past, I have explored some of the common exercises that exacerbate existing back pain.
What are the underlying causes of back, knee, neck, and joint pain? How can one remedy these problems without surgery.?
Dr. Jolie Bookspan offers some insight:
How conventional stretching and exercise encourages joint and muscle pain—and what to do about it: http://www.drbookspan.com/StretchingArticle.html
Eliminating back pain without surgery: http://www.drbookspan.com/BackPainArticle.html
Her articles are based on sound research and are extremely easy-to-read. Look around her website. It’s a treasure trove of information on healthful living.
Buy this book, too:
8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back by Esther Gokhale:
After reading these materials, I eliminated much of my back and leg pain.
Skip the expensive surgeries and chiropractic visits that temporarily mask the pain but do little to remedy long-term discomfort.
You don’t have to endure chronic pain anymore.
Send me an email about your experiences with this information.
(Disclaimer: Consult a medical professional before starting any new health initiative.)