By Susi Hately, B.Sc. Kinesiology, Registered Kinesiologist
First myth: Pain is part of getting older.
First truth: Tissue can change and function can improve at any age. It all depends on the stimulus you give it. (Most of my clients are between 50-65, some in their 70’s and they all get better much faster than those in their 20’s and 30’s)
Second myth: Nothing has worked.
Second truth: Nothing has worked, yet.
Third myth: Feeling pain means being overwhelmed by pain.
Third truth: By learning to move in a range that doesn’t increase pain, your pain will decrease.
Fourth myth: It took 40 plus years to create this problem, it will take a long time to resolve it.
Fourth truth: If a client’s reason for resolving their issue is compelling enough, the speed of healing can be quite mind blowing.
Fifth myth: True change is impossible.
Fifth myth: True change is entirely possible. The first and second steps are awareness and self-care.