Karen Litzy: Physical Therapy For 'Down There' Pain - Laurie Seely

Karen Litzy: Physical Therapy For ‘Down There’ Pain

Apr 14, 2020 | 0 comments

 

Karen Litzy: Physical Therapy For ‘Down There’ Pain

 

This episode may contain curse words and descriptive, detailed talk about other things …

Just because you have pain doesn’t mean you have tissue damage, and just because you have tissue damage doesn’t mean that you have pain.

What is pain?

Having stress during this scary pandemic can cause you to have more pain.

Sometimes we can feel pain that can put a strain on our lives…

But the good news is- with movement, education, diet and a change of pace you can really make a difference.

In this episode, host Laurie Seely speaks with Karen Litzy, Physical Therapist and International speaker. They discuss….

• Karen shares her inspiring journey and how it led her to who she is today.
• What is pain?
• Ways to help with your stress and pain

Tune into this 50-minute episode + I speak with Karen Litzy, Physical Therapist and International speaker + she shares all about pain and how help cope with it

Key Points:

• As a physical therapist, you learn a lot about people and get to watch their progress.
• When you feel pain, you need to explore things you can and can’t do with the pain. This will help build your confidence and get you moving again.
• You can help overcome or manage pain by building a supportive team.
• With a little bit of movement, change of diet and education, you can manage your pain.
• Management and recovery are a big thing to help your pain subside.
• Research your pain if you do not know the cause or how to help manage it.
• The definition of pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
• Just because you have pain doesn’t mean you have tissue damage and just because you have tissue damage doesn’t mean that you have pain.
• Pain can spread by the things around it trying to figure out what is going on.
• There are tools and ways to help manage your pain including movement, knowledge, trusting yourself and even meditation.
• Your nervous system acts quickly to get you safe. This can cause your stress levels to raise.
• Keeping your stress under control is very important to eliminate pain flare ups.
• During this pandemic, we need to keep our stress levels down and learn to help cope.
• When living with chronic pain, stop thinking you’re doing this to yourself and stop looking for someone to fix you. Looks for ways to help you manage and know you are NOT alone.

Find out more about pain here: https://karenlitzy.com/pain

Links to get in touch with Karen:

Karen Litzy Physical Therapy

Healthy Wealthy & Smart Podcast

Twitter: @karenlitzyNYC

Facebook: Karen Litzy Physical Therapy

Instagram: @KarenLitzy

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