Winning the Injury Game: How to Stop Chronic Pain and Achieve Peak Performance
An Athlete’s Guide to Rapidly Overcoming Chronic Pain
When athletes and active people can’t perform at their peak because of chronic pain it’s frustrating and life can feel incomplete. It’s a story that author Jessica Kisiel, Exercise Physiologist and former professional athlete, knows all too well. Kisiel has helped hundreds of athletes and weekend warriors return to the sports they love with increased confidence, strength, and resilience in body and mind. She now shares her holistic, accelerated recovery techniques in Winning the Injury Game.
Who is this book for?
Anyone who wants to enjoy a lasting active lifestyle, including:
Exercisers with chronic musculoskeletal pain
Sports club/team members of every age and skill level
Fitness, movement and wellness enthusiasts
Recreational and competitive athletes
Weekend warriors and adventure seekers
With Winning the Injury Game, you can defeat chronic pain and improve your body’s ability to move and stay active regardless of your age.
In this inspiring, and action-oriented book, the author tells her story of injury and recovery from severe hip osteoarthritis, knee meniscus tears, neck pain, depression, and more. A former professional mountain biker and collegiate gymnast, Kisiel also shares how she avoided a hip replacement and returned to competitive athletics.
This book will show you how to reclaim your body’s innate design and function as you:
Discover and practice scientifically-based techniques that will accelerate your recovery and enhance your performance in sports and life.
Heal through a holistic approach that focuses on eliminating the underlying cause of your chronic pain so you can stop chasing symptoms around your body and end your struggle with recurrent injuries—for good.
Train for recreational and competitive sports while respecting your body and keeping harmony with the other demands on your time and energy.
Stop doubting yourself, wondering what you should or should not do for your injury or whether you are creating more damage with your current exercise routine.
Gain assurance that your age, persistent injuries and chronic pain don’t have to reduce your participation in the activities you love.
In Winning the Injury Game you will learn how to overcome your limitations and worries to create flow in your athletics and life by balancing your body, mind and spirit. This book takes you on a journey from injury and pain to your triumphant return to pain-free, unrestricted movement.
At almost 400 pages this book is the complete guide to your recovery, bridging the gap between therapy and activity. Inside you will find:
Complex anatomy and physiology concepts described in easy-to-understand language complemented by nearly 100 illustrations
Step-by-step instructions, pictures, diagrams and links to videos showing exercises you can do to feel better
Interactive assessments, reflective journaling questions and restorative exercises
Coping techniques for your mental and emotional responses to pain and injury
Effective core strengthening exercises that won’t hurt your back
Tips to develop a more positive outlook to speed your recovery
Correct breathing patterns to enhance posture, strength and performance
You can return to your athletic lifestyle stronger than before your injury.
Start your healing journey today. The first step down your path to an active, pain-free life starts with this book. Click Amazon's Look Inside to start reading Chapter 1 now and get back into the game for life.