Recent research using some high-tech tools more commonly seen on a Hollywood movie set, Jim Thomas and Christopher France from the Motor Control Laboratory at Ohio University focused on a phenomenon called “fear avoidance.” In this self-fulfilling prophecy, people who fear re-injuring their backs after a painful accident move in restricted, unnatural ways that eventually [...]
Part of the purpose of this website is to help educate all you normal athletes out there about pain management and understanding. It is all about training your brain and reprogramming your nervous system! Watch this short video and learn more about your pain.
Pain, as many of us have experienced is a show stopper, especially pain that continues on – chronically. It can break our confidence in movement, not to mention our enthusiasm for exercise and performance abilities. Like so many health & fitness professionals and lay people alike, I used to believe that pain comes from [...]
Watch this video giving a summary of recent evidence about the effects of placebo, or the power of your mind over your body. It’s pretty powerful stuff, apparently half as powerful as morphine. Who needs pills?
Do you feel lousy, tired, run down but do not know where this comes from are you struggling on, though still suffering constantly. Your symptoms for instance are muscle ache, joint pain, skin, nail and hair problems, weight gain, mental problems like depression and psychosis, vagueness and fatigue, does this run in the family? Most [...]