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Articles Of The Week March 25, 2018

Articles Of The Week March 25, 2018

As a follow up to the article he published last week, Curtis shows us how important pain science explanations are vs. biomechanical explanations when communicating with our patients.

“Biomechanics Vs. Pain Science Part 2” – Curtis Tait

How do you explain tension headaches and their treatment to your patients? This post is full of information you could use to explain why Massage Therapy can help treat their headaches.

“Massage Therapy For Tension-Type Headaches” – Richard Lebert

We all know how important exercise is. As a result, some schools are getting more involved in exercise education for professionals using exercise as treatments for various pain and mental health issues. In fact, it is predicted that exercise recommendations are going to increase from world health organizations because of our sedentary lifestyles (which is part of the reason these schools are ramping up programs).

“How Exercise Prescriptions Could Change The NHS” – The Guardian

There are many facets to pain, and many variables on how to manage it. So, do pain management programs actually get people ‘doing’ in real life? Well, it could depend on the relationship between doing/performing and coping/adapting.

“Do Pain Management Programmes Really Influence ‘Doing’ In Daily Life” Bronnie Thompson

This is a pretty scary warning, but certainly one worth looking at. It turns out there can be catastrophic injuries from epidural steroid injections for back pain. Could be some useful information if one of your patients is considering one of these type of injections for their pain.

“FDA Warns About Dangers Of Epidural Steroid Injections For Back Pain” – USA Health Times

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Jamie Johnston

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As the creator of the site, I hope you like what you’re reading. I’m a Registered Massage Therapist in Victoria BC, former Massage college clinical supervisor, First Responder instructor, hockey fan and volunteer firefighter. Come hang out on the facebook page, where we can share some ideas about how to improve the perception of the Massage Therapy industry.
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