Pain problems can stem from a variety of issues, but sometimes patients cause their own pain difficulties. While exercise is generally a great idea, people can injure themselves by exercising incorrectly. A personal trainer is a great way to make sure that you are exercising safely and tackling the issues you want to deal with.
Balanced Muscle Exercises
Many times, improper exercise can be a source of pain. When you exercise one muscle group without giving the corresponding muscles a workout, the muscle groups become unbalanced. Unbalanced workout routines often result in poor posture, back pain, or shoulder pain. A personal trainer knows how all your muscles work—separately and together—and he or she can engineer your program so that all your muscles are working together to keep you pain-free.
The most obvious perk of a personal trainer is that he or she is personal, and so is your workout. Your trainer can help you determine what exercises will help your pain, which might exacerbate it, and which should be saved for later when you’ve built more strength and endurance. Your trainer doesn’t have to be there for every workout—setting up a plan you can follow with periodic updates can put you on the road to fitness.
Safe Routines with Results
The last thing a pain patient needs is more pain, so consulting with a trainer can be an excellent way to make sure you don’t injure yourself when beginning a new workout program. He or she can also determine where you can push yourself, so that you see results without any major setbacks.
If you are ready to start exercising and healing with the help of a personal trainer, consider the services of the Pain and Wellness Center. We provide Boston-area residents with innovative and current strategies for managing and healing pain, including acupuncture, physical therapy, and personal training. Contact us at (781) 780- 3616 today to learn more.