A celebration breakfast

I’ve just been to the shoulder physio and am having a celebratory breakfast as I’ve said my goodbyes. My shoulder has been niggly and there’s still some joint instability, but it is as good as it’s going to get. 279 more words


nerve blocks!

Dr C, my anaesthetist surprised me today. i saw him asking him to write a letter to my rheumy as i was due to see her soon, as he is now primarily co-managing my pain. 404 more words


Miscellaneous notes on raising your arms

I received a good comment recently on my post A progression to lifting your arms overhead pain free.  

“Hey Brian,

I started to incorporate these movements in to my daily routine. 855 more words

Shoulder Pain

Wondering why your neck hurts?

It could be too much iPad time. Harvard researchers found that people who rested a tablet computer on their lap, or any flat surface, tended to tilt their neck at an awkward angle to see the screen better. 36 more words

Connie Sellecca

Caveman Posture: It’s Not Sexy & What You Can Do About It

Bad posture is not sexy.

Seems like the longer I belay, the worse my posture gets. The worse it gets, the more I feel like primitive woman, dragging caveman back to my lair by his beard. 310 more words

Rock Climbing

Fix Common Body Problems with your Sleeping Position

The amount of sleep you get every night is important, but what’s even more important is that the sleep you’re getting is good sleep. If you have aches, pains, indigestion, or tend to snore, these are the positions that can help cure what ails you. 15 more words


That Nagging Shoulder


My shoulders been bugging me for awhile. Being the stubborn person that I am, I’m just now beginning treatment. Luckily for my job, I have the right equipment available to use. 14 more words

Life Outlooks