Testing the Limits of the Body

On the rock climbing wall, I always like to push myself beyond my limits, for better or worse. There’s something inside me that always look for a challenge, and I’ll test my body to see how far I can take it. Often this results in injuries, but you can’t expect to get anywhere without a little pain. Things like leg cramps and sore elbows won’t stop me, but a back problem nearly did. I pulled my back while reaching for a rock on the wall, and had to come down. I eventually went to the Oceanside chiropractors for treatment.

Initially, I didn’t want to go to the chiropractor. I wanted to rest for a little bit and try to climb the wall again. I figured it was nothing but a simple cramp that would go away, a very painful cramp. But at time passed, the pain was still there. Continue reading