ExerciseAs a sufferer myself over the past five plus years, I have found regular exercise to be one of the most effective ways to manage my pain.
I didn't always feel that way. Moving hurt too much. Then depression set in and what do we do when we are depressed? We eat. So I was moving less and eating more. Not a good combination.
Then I realized that I had to change the way I looked at exercise. I went from teaching ten fitness classes a week plus my own workouts to nothing. I couldn't do it all anymore, but I had to do something. Here are some things to think about when it come to chronic pain and exercise:
Which kinds of exercises work for you? What didn't work and why?
Stay Healthy, Tracy