Being in pain is the worst. Chronic pain is something many people deal with day-to-day. I’ve had issues from my wrists to my neck to my back for a few years. I’ve tried a lot – from Advil to surgery. Someone recently suggested YouTube. Why hadn’t I thought of it before?!
I started spending time looking up stretches, and after practicing them I noticed a difference. Some didn’t work as well or I couldn’t feel much of a stretch. While others really hit the sore spots and I could tell were impacting my muscles in a positive way.
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The catch here is you can’t just do it once, it has to become a repeated pattern.
My husband also got me a device you attach to your back that vibrates to remind you to have good posture. You connect it with your phone to help you monitor yourself throughout the day.
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So aside from massages and your usual dose of whatever you do, see if stretching helps. And what better way than to watch it?
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NOTE: Always be careful and mindful of staying in your comfort zone. If something hurts, don’t do it or consult a medical professional. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. The information presented is not intended as advice and is for informational purposes only.