This is still one of the most entertaining and informative talks available on the subject of pain. Professor Lorimer Moseley explains the neuroscience behind pain and why things hurt. All through the vehicle of a walk in the bush wearing a sarong. Brilliant.
I recently overheard an instruction given by a rehab professional to one of his clients who was recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament tear, ‘you’re limping, stop it!’ This got me thinking, how much of the way we move is under our conscious control? If we are moving in a way that is perceived to […]
This is a question I had from a new client this morning. The quick answer is yes but it’s worth discussing a few of the many variables involved and why simply stretching the front of your chest, as he was advised to do, may not work. Described in most physiotherapy texts books as Upper Crossed […]
A recent video from the New York Times, dicusses the use of a particular exercise to rectify the common complaint of tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis. The ‘itis’ in epicondylitis suggests the condition has an inflammatory basis which new research has proven to be untrue. Hence why anti-inflammatories have little effect in alleviating the problem. […]