Greetings cherished reader, today I want to talk a bit about pain. You really need to be in the
Pain is not just a thing that happens sometimes, there is always a reason
If you have a pain, especially a reoccurring pain, there is something happening that shouldn’t be happening due to a lack of something, too much of something, or physical damage. Understanding where
Regular Pain is not regular.
Pain that is ongoing and
Pain is not something you can fix the root of with medicine.
Any and all medication for pain covers the symptom, pain. It does not cover the source of the pain, a dysfunction, deficiency, or excess. Numbing pain with medicine also reduces some of the body’s mechanisms to
Pain is not something you can cut out of your body.
There are a lot of people who make a living telling you your pieces are wrong, or this extra piece is hurting you. In almost all situations resorting to surgery in the pursuit of avoiding pain is not a successful endeavor. I have known people to take drastic measures to avoid pain, and I have seen people take drastic measures to beat pain. Several years later, the avoiders are still avoiding.
Pain is not a purposeless tool of suffering.
Pain does not exist as a sensation or a concept without purpose. Pain is a tool of the communication system our body has with our mind and our awareness. Our body is constantly adjusting variables in our system to maintain a smooth run, and it does not do anything to us that we are not creating or asking for. 100% of the time there is a reason for pain.
Pain and suffering are not mutually inclusive.
There will usually be
Pain is not something you should ignore as a permanent solution.
Physical, or emotional pain. You should definitely stop for a second and check it out, with scaling concern to the situation. There is always a present root cause in a
Pain is a defensive mechanism of your body to alert you that it something needs to change, a warning, a threat. ‘Fix this problem’ it says. By looking your pain in the face and asking, ‘why?’ You are taking a huge first step to
Long term pain, tightness, soreness, overuse, fatigue aches pains
This type of pain is usually associated with overworked muscles that are part of a compensation dysfunction pattern in the body. Some muscles work a lot and are very helpful, others do nothing and wither. This creates inflammation and mobility issues that create pain as the body cries for movement.
A Tear or strain, pushing your mobility beyond
Nerve pain and damage occurs when a nerve is over-stretched, bound by other tissue, or pressed upon too firmly by tight muscles, or bones. Nerve pain is no joke, this is where we usually see the cruel master situation. Sciatic pain is brutal, typically from a simple pelvic misalignment and disorganized hips. Do something about this one, the only way to fix it is to physically relieve the nerve.
It has been a real journey since November 18th when I got into a 60MPH car accident, and I am still doing so much to gain and maintain physical wellness. Mostly just happy to be alive. I have been helping people with pain and function for 7 years, and this is my first experience with a severe personal injury beyond a sprained ankle, or throwing out and in my back. Considering my condition and level of care, I shudder to think what shape I might be in, or who I might be in 10 years if I didn’t have the experience and education that I do. Pain sucks, and what also sucks is seeing people all around me every day quietly suffering from surmountable problems they don’t understand.