Our Tuesday tips this week are the importance of rest days for people suffering from any type of pain.
Is there such a thing as too much rest? What if you get out of shape or lose muscle? Is it necessary to rest completely, or is “taking it easy” enough, and for how long? How do you know when to lay off and when to “use it or lose it”? How can you rest anatomy that you need to use all day, every day?
Pro Health say that ‘Rest is a key factor in successfully managing and living with fibromyalgia. However, most people with fibromyalgia tend to push themselves to their limit every day. Often this results in a push/crash cycle – doing way too much one day, then taking several days to recover.’
When you are in less pain it’s easy to expand more energy than you have available…
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