WHY, WHY, WHY does my pain keep coming back?
I go to my doctor and get pain medications yet the pain returns. I go to a health care practitioner and feel somewhat better, get a standard protocol for certain exercises, or some other treatment, then my pain returns.
I go to a MELT class (a self massage class using foam rollers and ball) and the pain returns. (See this link) http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/02/arts/a-class-in-the-melt-method-of-body-work.html?src=me&module=Ribbon&version=origin®ion=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Most%20Emailed&pgtype=article
I garden on my hands and knees, weeding for a few hours and get a headache that night AGAIN!
I have pain in my heel that comes on for no known reason, and get a cortisone shot, and still have pain.
I have wrist pain and can't fully bend my wrist forward and I have weak grip.
What is the problem?
Probably an old injury or a bad habit of movement. What to do?
To help the headache, strengthen the muscles which lift and support the shoulder blades; that will take strain off the other shoulder blade muscles which connect to the head and cause the headache.
To help the foot pain, have your physical therapist stretch the heel bone away from the ankle bones to take pressure off the plantar fascia.
To help the wrist pain have your physical therapist give you a specific exercise to strengthen bending and twisting your wrist up and in.
In short, Comstock Physical Therapy is here to help you help yourself by diagnosing the exact problem and giving you the exact exercise program you need to fix your problem!