Back in June, I explained that I have been feeling pain in my hip whenever I do something strenuous like abdominal exercises. My doctor said it’s hip impingement and it’s only going to get worse. Gotta love getting older. Today, I went to see the doctor again, another orthopedic specialist for the pain in my shoulder that I have been experiencing since the sparring session I had in early August.
I have something called bursitis of the shoulder. To make a long story short, I strained my shoulder something fierce during that session. Most likely from throwing wild over hand rights. Hey, it was my first sparring session in 5 or 6 years. Give me a break.
The good news is that the doctor didn’t say I have to stop boxing. He made it clear what types of exercises to avoid and what would aggravate my shoulder. So with some caveats, this past-his-prime guy could continue boxing.
The bad news is that due to a storm that hit my area a week and a half ago that caused some damage to my home and property (and a recent dentist visit), financially, boxing training is not feasible at the moment.