Much of the United States, Canada, and even areas overseas are currently blanketed in forest fire smoke. Could this affect people’s pain? Here’s a study that looks at the effects of tobacco smoke on pain and rest. Effects of smoking on patients with chronic pain: a propensity-weighted analysis on the Collaborative Health Outcomes Information Registry – James Khan […]
About Jon Cain
Jon is an Athletic Therapist and private practice owner in Victoria, BC. He has work experience in numerous contact sports settings but enjoys focusing his clinical work on lifestyle wellbeing. Jon sees the importance of combining mental and physical healthcare together for the benefit of clients and constantly works toward adding new concepts of pain science into practice.
In a pandemic world, stress can leave us worn down and with less energy to carry on our day-to-day lives. This article looks at the syndrome, which some of us may have once called “adrenal fatigue” and analyzes the actual mechanism at play. Do you have Stress Bod? The surprising science of feeling awful – […]
Let’s say you need to hire a carpenter. As you shop around online and browse the different potential hires, you see one who advertises his set of 20 different drills and power saws he likes to use to get the job done. Is this the feature that gives you confidence in hiring him to […]
I remember going to physiotherapy when I was in high school and having my exercises prescribed to me for my knee pain. I was instructed to do them every day, which I think I may have managed to do for about a week. Past that, they tapered down to as little as once per week […]
The frustration was getting to her. Connie is a dedicated gym-goer with a 6-day/week workout routine. She’s a personal trainer and yoga instructor, follows her own regiment religiously, never misses a day, and embodies the image that many women would kill for. Connie’s struggle of late has been difficulty in getting better at wide-grip pull-ups. […]