Pain education has for many become an integral part of the treatment process and rightly so, being able to help people understand what is happening to them is a must. One of the most frequently used methods to help people better understand pain is based on the neuroscience and physiology of pain. In some cases […]
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Here is some information I would like anyone with back pain to know. Whether it is the first time you have had back pain or you have had it for ages. I would love others to contribute to building up this information as it is certainly not definitive. So if you are a clinician or […]
The influence of structure on back pain is a discussion I have had twice in the last 3 days. I would not describe myself as an expert in this area but this area of discussion does leave me a little confused and I do take an interest in it, especially with the whole ‘forgetting the […]
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 […]
Exercise is great, we know this, right? Well sort of. Many people know exercise is good for us on a general level, but the question is, do they know it’s right for them on an individual level and is it the right fix for their problem? This is an entirely different proposition, applying that general […]
Here is a short video I did on the Rethinking physiotherapy Facebook page on Applying pain science education. ENJOY!!!!
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% […]
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
If I had a £ for everybody that mentioned posture on social media or when they had a pain problem…… well lets just say I would be a pretty rich guy. POSTURE has literally become engrained in peoples thoughts when talking about back, shoulder or neck pain even though we have a shit ton of […]
- Should rehab exercise be painful – Two perspectives! Facebook Live lecture.January 16, 2018 - 5:55 am
- Discogenic back pain – Is it more about relevance than prevalence?December 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
- Will any old exercise help your patient?November 28, 2017 - 4:40 pm
- 10 evidenced based reasons why you & your patients should EXERCISENovember 15, 2017 - 1:29 pm
- Applying pain science education – Live Video on Rethinking Physiotherapy Facebook pageOctober 29, 2017 - 9:25 am
- Pain education – What might make it MORE effective?September 21, 2017 - 2:27 pm
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