Pain Causes, Thoughts on Chronic Pain

Tension:

I am noticing very well, when my body is tensening. So my shoulders and neck get often tense during my work at the university. But also sometimes just standing or walking up. So there must be some subconscious triggerment.

Freedom:

After climbing last week I did a dynamic jumping training. Jumping to the next hold. There were no problems for my arm. So why there are situations my arms tense up and others they feel great.

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Knee Pain, Drumming, the One Thing

Knee pain:

Not so cool. After going for a little a 45 min bike ride at some medium speed after a work out. The pain in at my muscles on the right leg came back. The muscles then pull at my knee and cause pain at my knee. The main muscles involved are the left part of the quadriceps and also a muscle on the inside of the leg going to the knee pit. The pain feels like a pulling or sometimes stinging pain.

My best guess, the muscle was in a lot of stress after the work out and then going for a bike ride with maybe some bad position for my leg, gave the muscles the rest.

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Drumming, Pain Cause, Progress

Drumming + Pain Cause Prevention:

Feels amazing practicing every morning. Just starting with easy free play, getting the head free, relaxing. After a time I feel ready for some practice with the metronome. Doing some technique, accent and rudiment practices.

I noticed in my older videos, I bent my body forward. This bad posture put a lot of weight on my legs, making it harder to play the basedrum. So for every stroke I had to lift the leg + the extra weight of my body leaning forward.  Also my foot was rotated in relation to my knee, not being in line, causing more stress on the muscles. Another factor that did help I think is, that I changed my home working set up and lowered it all. Before when I was sitting at my desk, my feet were almost not touching the ground, putting a lot of stress on the muscles always working to keep the legs up.

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