It's Saturday, time for a Boring Post. And Seriously, this is a holiday weekend, who is going to read it?
I injured my back on my first staycation of the summer--the Vatican Splendors exhibit at the History Museum. I did my shoulders and neck/ back in. Largely caused by years of bad posture, the only correction was physical therapy. I have spent way too much time discussing physical therapy on the blog this summer. So why not more for Saturday? The perfect subject for a Boring Post.
This is the boring sheet with the rest of the exercises. I like that the drawings aren't of skinny young models.
I am halfway through physical therapy and Friday the therapist Sara addressed the pain in the back of my shoulder. She rubbed it until it was about to explode and then iced it down. I was told in the first session that there was a machine that would help stretch my neck. So far I haven't met that machine yet. I am not disappointed. I have met a machine that is like pedaling a bike with my arms. I am not a fan.
But overall I have to say that PT was worth the time and money and better than sitting home in pain all summer. And better than all the good drugs that don't seem to really work anymore. My advice is--keep those shoulders strong, ladies, and don't carry heavy stuff on them. When it catches up with you it does so with a vengeance. So Walk Like an Egyptian.