Journey out of shoulder pain – day 4

Confession: I had a melt down 4 days ago. Did to much and the shoulder screamed at me. So I’m averaging 2 to 3 heat and vibrational therapy treatments daily and the acute pain in my shoulder is waning. PT (physical therapist) checked it today and feels I just over did my new stretching exercises, I had temporarily added to …

Secrets of pain free walking ?

Want to know the secrets to pain free walking ? Remember: Part of this readiness includes good hydration, proper protection and correct clothing for the activity. There are secrets to keeping your body happy about walking and exercise.  It is called warming up and cooling down those body tissues. Warming up fascia, muscles, ligaments, tendons and our entire brain and nervous system. …

Fascia – role in pain relief

Fascia -key to pain relief          Probably the least understood part of the body, fascia are found in fluid bands or sheets of connective tissue fibers, that forms beneath the skin to attach, stabilize, enclose, communicate pain signals and separate muscles and other internal organs. Made of flexible collagen structures, fascia are capable of resisting great unidirectional tension forces until the wavy pattern of …

When You’ve gone too far

When you have gone too far.  How does your  body let you know? Follow the warning signs Physical Signs & Symptoms of over doing/exercise: Elevated resting pulse / heart rate Frequent minor infections, colds and flu’s Increases in minor injuries Chronic muscle soreness or joint pain Pain that travels around the body Inability to relax and sleep deeply Exhaustion Lethargy …

Get in swim on Relaxation Island?

Swimming Stretching Routine for happy bodies on Relaxation Island A swimming stretching routine is a critical part of any swim training program and practicing these stretches on Relaxation Island will help your body and spirit soar whether you are swimming or not. It helps athleticism, increases flexibility and guards against the risk of injury. With patience and persistence, swimming one …