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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% […]

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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

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The science behind why assessing and blaming posture for pain is BS

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 […]

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Exercise adherence – Facebook live lecture & slides

Here is a FB live lecture on adherence with lots of research discussed around this topic and a sprinkling of opinion too! Here are the slides too! Adherence (1)

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What whales shit can teach us about biomechanics and pain.

So I got my virtual buddy Paul Lagerman AKA the naked physio to come in and contribute to this post and below is our bastard lovechild offspring of a blog post : ) The video above on whales and their contribution to our planet is not only informative and enlightening but also serves as a […]

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Facebook Live lecture on exercise for back pain and PDF slides

Here is the link for the Facebook live lecture on back pain. Here is a link to download all the slides in a PDF format too! FB Back Pain (1)

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Listening IS THERAPY!

Here is a fantastic guest blog from Luke R Davies on Listening as therapy, Louis Gifford's ABCDEFW framework & yellow and pink flags concept. Luke is really into movement, pain and most of all helping his patients recover with a fun and active approach to rehab and probably why we get on so well! Enjoy! Listening […]