6 key texts on movement & pain!

I thought I would share with you six of the key texts we use on our courses to underpin our view of movement & pain across the fields of biology, physiology, psychology, neuroscience and biomechanics that human beings span!

Reconceptualising pain according to modern pain science - L Moseley

A pain science classic! Changing the view of pain from the structural biomechanical model to the modern understanding.

Moving differently in pain - P Hodges, K Tucker

Exploring new theories of how pain affects movement in both the short and long term. Appreciating that this is not stereotypical and highly individual.

Exercise therapy for chronic musculoskeletal pain: Innovation by altering pain memories - J Nijs et al

This paper explores acquired 'pain memories' that persist long after pain may have subsided. A combined approach using pain neuroscience education and exercise is discussed to target affected brain areas.

The Pathophysiology of Patellofemoral Pain: A Tissue Homeostasis Perspective - S Dye

Exploring a biological cause of nociception through overload and loss of 'tissue homeostasis'

Being able to adapt to variable stimuli: the key driver in injury and illness prevention? Glasgow et al.

Understanding the adaptability and variability of humans and their movement rather than conforming to an 'ideal' and deviation from said 'ideal' being the cause of illness and injury.

The Enduring Impact of What Clinicians Say to People With Low Back Pain - Darlow et al

Often under appreciated is the significant impact of what people are told about their pain and the subsequent negative beliefs they can form based on this.



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