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Why We Get Sore After Exercising (or Doing Physical Activity)

Why We Get Sore After Exercising (or Doing Physical Activity)

Have you ever completed a new workout, or a new activity for the first time, gone to sleep maybe just a little tired all over from the workout and then woken up the next day to feel your muscles aching?

Maybe this has happened during an activity you haven’t done in a while (like getting out in the backyard to the garden)?

Sometimes it can happen when you didn’t think you worked that hard at all! But the soreness lets you know it.

3 Stretches For Sciatic Pain For Seniors | Dealing With Sciatica

3 Stretches For Sciatic Pain For Seniors | Dealing With Sciatica

I had a fair few people over the last weeks asking me for advice for sciatic pain.

With any pain, it's important you focus on not only exercises/stretches but other aspects of good health.

In this video, I show you 3 of my favourite stretches for sciatic pain and also discuss other aspects of your health to have a think about.

The Pain Series: Part 4 - Overcoming Pain

The Pain Series: Part 4 - Overcoming Pain

“Pain is an opinion on the organism's state of health rather than a mere reflexive response to injury. The brain gathers evidence from many sources before triggering pain”
~ Leading Neuroscientist - V.S. Ramachandran

In the last article of ‘The Pain Series' (Part 3: Managing Pain) we had a look at different ways to manage our pain.

We also identified that in chronic pain we must go beyond managing pain and look to overcome it.

In this article, we are going to do exactly that! I'm going to give you the tools to start overcoming your pain!

The Pain Series: Part 3 - Managing Pain

The Pain Series: Part 3 - Managing Pain

Pain is a feeling that presents in areas of physical weakness in our body, caused and intensified by certain stressors/factors (cultural, biological, environmental, psychological and social) that sensitise our nervous system.

With this new definition of pain and knowing what is seen on medical imaging is not the cause of our pain, we are now in a much better position to start tackling pain to overcome it.

So let’s get started... With managing pain!

The Pain Series: Part 2 - The Real Cause of Pain 🤔🧠

The Pain Series: Part 2 - The Real Cause of Pain 🤔🧠

This Article is the second article of the Pain Series which leads on from Part 1: Pain is More Than Meets The Eye

In this article (Part 2) we'll uncover more about pain, why medical imaging findings (Eg osteoarthritis) are not the cause of chronic pain and I’ll then explain why we actually get pain in certain areas of our body.

The Pain Series: Part 1 - Pain Is More Than Meets The Eye

The Pain Series: Part 1 - Pain Is More Than Meets The Eye

Everyone has their remedies that help MANAGE chronic pain, which do have a place and I could easily just mention a few which may help. However, to OVERCOME pain a different approach is needed.

This 3 part series of articles is my answer to the pain questions I get and the different approach that is needed.

I'll put everything I know about pain into these articles to not only help you manage pain, but also help to overcome it.