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Physio tomorrow.... apologies in advance to my employer

Dec 04, 2016 4:11 PM

Ive been paying for private physio for my neck and shoulder pain/mobalisation issues....having had a few sessions already, i know il suffer with increased pain for next few days.... which inevitably means colleagues ( and a exasperated boss) will get little sense or actual work out of me .... sorry in advance all😂

Dec 04, 2016 4:21 PM

They know what you're going through so they should be understanding and hopefully each time you go the physio the recovery time will get shorter for you.
I hope the phsyio is helping reduce your pain in the long run xx

Dec 04, 2016 4:40 PM

Thanks Sezzy...i grumble at having to lie face down on the table whilst a guy who is as wide as a silverback gorilla goes to work on my shoulders and neck but it actually does work... im just mardy, in pain, narky, tearful and generally uncooperative for a few days after the session... apparently the neck and shoulders have scar tissue or fibrous tissue buildup in certain parts and thats what causes me problems

Dec 04, 2016 4:52 PM

I know that pain but mines due to being so tense all the time firstly because of my trigeminal neuralgia and secondly from being so tightly wound up with anxiety at even the thought of leaving my house....atm I can't go into a supermarket on my own because I'm so anxious I start panicking about even getting out of the car.
During to all that my neck and shoulders are almost as painful as my trigeminal neuralgia!

Sorry I'm going on again!!!

I'm glad that after the initial pain of having the phsyio so that it does help you.
Is there anything else that can also help stop the fibrous build up? Or reduce the scar tissue?

Dec 04, 2016 5:17 PM

Physio has said that the key is to keep miving and enable mobility in shoulders and neck.... i do pilates weekly at a class and also at home when im not too tired!... also do swimming....the fibrous tissue is less lumpy as im having more sessions but i cant keep paying out for physio longterm or il not beable to do other things ... such as pay bills and eat!😊....

Dec 05, 2016 7:39 AM

Yes I've had to reduce my Reiki sessions to once every 4 weeks because I can't afford to do it fortnightly atm. I've found Reiki is really good for calming me down and realigning my energy and charckras. It helps for about a week to a week and a half but at £45 a session it's hard to keep paying for it especially on top of Christmas!!
I would like to go to an osteopath or try acupuncture but again the cost is a major factor especially as I just found out that my daughters dad has lost his job and is on benefits which means child maintenance has gone from about £200 a month to £6.72 a week....he purposely lost his job after child maintenance started collecting the maintenance direct from his earnings, not caring that it helps put nicer and healthier food in his child's tummy or that it means she can have a warmer coat in winter etc...

Oh dam again I've gone off on a tangent!!! Sorry didn't mean to rant about that 😕

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