Don’t Live With Discomfort
take your physical health into your own hands
3 minute read
Let me guess, you’ve got a “back thing”. Or maybe it’s your hips. Shoulders? Yeah, us too.
When you were younger, you bounced back quickly – tension in your body didn’t last long. But the older you get, the more frequently you feel it and harder it seems to recover. At first, it’s just an annoying setback. But before long, you become less able to enjoy the things you used to. Maybe you stop altogether because the discomfort isn’t worth it.
To alleviate persistent tension, you may have tried different forms of manual therapy. These can help, but they can also be challenging to maintain over time – especially if it feels like they’re missing the mark. So maybe you’ve invented your own creative solutions. They might feel good for a while, but inevitably the tension returns and you’re back where you started.
As a result, you may have made some compromises and changed how you interact with your world to get by. And you’ve kind of gotten used to it. There’s nothing else you can do, right? Make it work with what you’ve got. Time to take a seat and reminisce about the good ol’ days.
But you don’t really believe that, do you?
Manual therapy isn’t your only option
Don’t get us wrong, manual therapy often plays an important role in treating tension, pain and discomfort in your body. Especially when you experience an acute physical issue or injury, such treatments can be essential to help improve your condition and aid in your recovery.
But when it comes to “everyday” tension or discomfort, it can sometimes be challenging for manual therapy to provide solutions that create lasting improvement. In some instances, manual therapy focusses on treating an immediate issue without effectively addressing the underlying factors that caused it. Sometimes good practitioners work holistically, but they don’t understand how to help train your body outside of the session. And sometimes, you just don’t really need professional intervention – but you do need to change how your body is moving.
For these reasons, treatment can struggle to help you change the everyday behaviours that put you in a tight spot in the first place. But you don’t have to learn to live with a reduced version of yourself. There’s another way to fix pain points, improve how you move, and feel better in your body.
Your body’s nobody’s body but yours
Without a doubt, there are times in your life when you need to consult with a professional. But no one knows your body quite like you do. You live in it, after all. You’ve been with it since day one. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you’re better tuned to your body’s changes than anyone else. So who better to regularly assess what you need… than you?
As the person on the front lines of your body’s health and development, there’s a lot you can do on your own to improve how you move, and how you feel. It doesn’t need to be complicated, or take a long time. It doesn’t need to cost a lot of money. You just need the right tools to help.
We designed movr to be just that – a free, easy-to-use companion that empowers you to help take your physical health into your own hands. We’re striving to make it easier to assess yourself, because we believe that everyone should understand what their body needs to move and feel better – and have access to a personalized, practical approach to achieving just that.
Find out more about how to use movr to move towards a healthier, happier you.
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