Entries by Ben Cormack

Will any old exercise help your patient?

So the real question should be, how specific should we be with our exercise prescription? (Now this could have turned into an epic blog, but I have decided to keep it brief and readable!) In my opinion WE SHOULD ALWAYS BE SPECIFIC. Now that’s a pretty emphatic statement so I should probably add a bit […]

Pain education – What might make it MORE effective?

Pain education is a valuable tool for some, but certainly not all, patients. It can help to provide a narrative or explanation for problems that may remain unexplained by ‘traditional’ medicine or therapy. This paper HERE regarding chronic lower back pain explores what people are looking for from a visit to a therapist. “more than 90% […]

Webinar: Exercise & clinical reasoning

Here is another webinar! This time for the Pain Masterminds Network. The subject is 'Exercise and clinical reasoning - More than sets and reps' I am taking a look at moving beyond the tissue and capacity model of therapeutic exercise. Below is the PDF of the presentation! Pain Masterminds 1.compressed