Hi guys, I usually get back pain after the gym that I define as "soreness" but I know it's really TMS in disguise. Was wondering if anyone else experiences that and can add some kernels of wisdom. I'm pretty good at repeating to myself the TMS self-talk: -Your pain started at the gym years ago, so it's just neural pathways that have trained themselves to fire together -Yes, you did a hard workout three days ago, but you did not injure yourself and your body is designed to heal itself. -There's a noticeable difference between muscle soreness from lifting weights and TMS pain, and you know the difference. Soreness from the gym doesn't affect your mood. Muscle soreness never causes shortness of breath or lumbar pain, and those are TMS symptoms that you've been dealing with for years. -Maybe it's all the feelings of self-consciousness, insecurity, inferiority, inadequacy, and body image issues that are bothering you. Think psychological. -The locker room reminds you of being teased in high school, so you're on high alert, which causes back pain. -There have been times that you've felt this pain even when not at the gym, and there have been times you've been at the gym with no pain, so there is no real correlation. ....and so on and so on. Thing is, I'm good at making these lists, just not great at actually believing them all the time. It's so easy for me to slip into old frames of thinking. Any advice?