About a month ago, I still couldn't bend forward (or in any direction for that matter) without major head and neck pain. Breaking up my day with small movements was all I could do... now, it's beginning to get real. Sore after this little session, but I'll take it. Every bit of it. 🙌🏻☺️💗 We'll get there... #breakitupwithballet #shesalmostback #intime #thankyoujesus ❣️
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Hey everyone! . . Just letting you know there’s only 4 small Women’s tank tops left, so if you’ve been wanting one for a while now may be the time to nab yours 💚🌱💚🌱 . . I think there’s just 3 women’s L t-shirts left too... . . ✨♥️✨ . . #teamceleryjuice #medicalmedium #organiccotton #celeryjuice
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Day 114: To Hurt Is As Human As To Breathe, J.K. Rowling Trying to eat healthy nearly crippled me tonight, I thought as I climbed into bed. Carrying a small watermelon on my hour long trek home has increased my back spasms. It’s a god thing I filled my prescription for Tramadol today. The truth is that isn’t a good thing. I’d spent 77 days without pain in my spine; the longest stretch since 2012. The medication to treat the nerve damage from my concussion helped quiet the pain in the rest of my body. I was free from opioid based pain medications. I could walk a couple of miles without my cane with no tingling, burning or numbness in my extremities or joints. And, I was able to exercise five days a week to rebuild my strength and tone my neglected muscles. Right now, I can barely move. I truly hope this setback doesn’t mean I’ll have to go back to the way things were, I thought. It seems that J. K. Rowling was right, “to hurt is as human as to breathe.” But, it’s also true that my will is stronger than any pain I’ve faced to date. So, I’ll rest, repair my body and work towards rebuilding my pain free streak. #igg4 #spoonies #autoimmunedisease #invisibleillness #chronicillness #chronicpain #disability #2018 #joythroughthepain #concussion #opioidfreelife #backpain #blogger #writinglife @jkrowling01
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Chronic pain affects more people than cancer, diabetes, heart attacks and strokes combined. More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.[i] These patients are often misdiagnosed, misunderstood, and marginalized. They become isolated, sad, and depressed. This is no way to live! Fibromyalgia is a modern condition characterized by symptoms like all-over muscle pain, a feeling of being “wired, but tired,” and memory and mood issues. Experts say that the symptoms of this condition often begin after some kind of physical trauma or stressor.[ii] Common stressors that can trigger fibromyalgia are surgery, infection, or a period of intense psychological stress. Once the body gets stuck in the “fight or flight” mode, that becomes your new normal. But as people who have this condition will tell you, life with fibromyalgia is anything but normal! Women suffer more than men, and those who suffer often experience tension headaches, TMJ, IBS, anxiety, and depression as well. The two things I want you to know about your condition are: [Learn more... Link in Bio] #fibromyalgia #fibromyalgiaawareness #chronicpain #adaptogens #stressrx #fibromyalgiasucks #Repost @drpetesulack with @insta.saver.repost • • •
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#SummerIllness What is hand-foot-mouth disease? This is a syndrome caused by a common summertime virus. It will often cause extremely high fevers. The main symptom is lesions that appear on the palms, soles and throughout the mouth. The lesions in the mouth are extremely painful and often the children refuse to eat or drink. Since this is caused by a virus, there is no direct treatment for the illness. However, the mouth pain is often so severe we need to prescribe prescription pain medication. Although the patients run high fevers this should not be a cause for concern as long as the child is acting appropriately. Parents should seek care if the child is not acting right or showing any signs of dehydration.
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I talk a lot about fluid dynamics, hypoxia, kidney function and the lymph system in my workshops and my membership education. There’s a reason ___ If you want to understand something you go back to the beginning. That’s why I study embryology ___ I always assess these in every client, especially with chronic pain ___ The mesoderm from embryology shares a ton of important shit. Look at all the stuff we chase on the left side for musculoskeletal pain and we virtually ignore the other two categories ___ They all interact. An ecological system of connection. One affects the other ___ Work the lymphatic system and you can see some crazy unicorn 🦄 shit happen with your pain. That means ya can feel better when nothing else helps ___ If Mother Nature was smart enough in her design to have all these ‘parts’ subdivide from the same tissue layer you might wanna show some respect for that and look at them ___ Purchase my 🔹LYMPHATIC MOJO: Body Aquarium Video 🔹and I teach you how to take care of the most important and neglected system of your body. The detox superstar...lymphatic‼️ ___ ✔️Tap link in my IG BIO and you can download or stream immediately and you own it for life ___ #stopchasingpain #lym#lymphmojo #lymphaticsystem #lymphaticmassage #lymph #lymphaticdrainage #mesoderm #chronicpain #inflammation #kidney
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Can I get an Amen?! I’ll settle for a double tap too 😂 But seriously y’all, take it easy on yourself! Deep breaths, you’re doing great! ❤️
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