Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen shoulder is a very painful condition in which the shoulder freezes up and becomes stiff. It may or may not be due to trauma. People with diabetes, thyroid dysfunction or gout are more commonly affected. 17 more words


Part 3: Digging Out From the Fallout of High Stress, Post Traumatic Stress etc..

This is a series of posts about dealing with a physiology and nervous system that’s been affected by stress. The last two posts covered the importance of respecting the wreckage that stress can have on us and the seven-pronged approach to getting past it. 672 more words


Threats to the Workout

Pain seems to be my constant companion. It is a very real threat to my workout regimen. Each morning when I wake up I feel something new. 167 more words



Today we were working the shoulders. My joints hurt so badly. I had to reduce weight in just about every exercise. I’m gonna have to find something that will help the joints, or I have to go to the Doc again. 95 more words


Bodybuilding programming issues and dealing with stubborn clients

I got a couple of good questions from one commenter recently. They deal with some topics I probably haven’t talked about enough on this site. Problems I spend a lot of time thinking about and working on though. 2,828 more words


Ligamentous Laxity

The other day when finding out that I’d torn a ligament in my shoulder I asked my physiotherapist “What is with my joints?” “Why do I keep getting hurt so easily?”.   596 more words

Chronic Pain