Renegade Weekly Re-Cap: July 23rd

Hello everyone! Just a quick recap of this weeks posts and videos. The topics this week included: A conversation with a patient on pain and suffering, and how he was using it to create a new purpose. How to prepare for your orthopedic physicians appointment.  Prevent Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome. Make sure you discuss the […]

2 Road Blocks When Dealing With Pain: Beliefs And Behaviors

A common question I get anytime we have some success with a patient is, “will the pain come back?” The answer is… maybe. Inadequate sleep, your hobbies (running, lifting weights), your diet, your job, certain postures, your weight can all cause your symptoms to return. The list goes on and on. Identifying what things contribute […]

SLEEP: The forgotten link to CHRONIC PAIN and a host of other diseases

Let me start off by saying that I love helping people get to the bottom of what is causing their pain, but too often I see people overlook their general health. At some point in my physical therapy evaluation, I will discuss sleep, nutrition, exercise, and self-care strategies when trying to eliminate pain. More often […]

Back Pain? Strengthen Your Brain

Currently reading: Explain Pain by D. Butler, L. Moseley   Picture this: It started as an ache, a small discomfort in your low back after a long day at the office.  No biggie, you think, this will be gone by lunchtime.  But it doesn’t leave.  Two years and five doctor visits later you’re stuck in […]

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