A friend recommended I go to see Chews Health. At the time I was really struggling with pain in my left shoulder, every time I did an upper body workout in the gym my shoulder would be sore for a week or so and while it was sore I couldn’t train and I couldn’t help out at work. This kept happening for months until I eventually stopped training and avoided lifting things at work.
I came to see Mark, he did an assessment, and he reassured me that there was nothing major going wrong with the shoulder but I did need to retrain some of the strength and stability in the shoulder. I did my first training session for some time right then in Chews Health’s gym and I couldn’t believe that my shoulder handled it fine.
Mark then talked me through a gym programme that I could begin right away so that I could start training again without causing the shoulder pain. It also had my ‘rehabilitation’ exercises included in the programme so I was back in the gym three times a week and the shoulder just gradually began to feel ‘normal’ again. I saw Mark three times in total over a three-month period and each time he would reassess the shoulder and talk me through the next phase of my rehabilitation. We then stayed in touch over email as I was travelling a lot. After a bit of hard work, my shoulder feels completely back to normal! I’m so grateful to Chews HealthGo back
Session 75 – Flippin Pain and Public Health Messaging with Felicity Thow, Richard Pell, Cormac Ryan and Lorimer Moseley
The Flippin’ Pain Initiative is a public health campaign run by Connect Health and is a project that aims to bring contemporary pain understanding to the Lincolnshire community. In
What is hypermobility syndrome (HMS)? Being hypermobile means some or all of your joints have an unusually large range of movement. This means you can move your limbs into