Even though modern research has shown there isn’t much correlation between posture and pain, it still seems to be something pushed in mainstream media. However, this article shows the other side and has some great advice we could share with patients. A Scientist’s Guide To Life: How To Sit Correctly – Helen Pilcher There’s […]
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.
It’s out of scope for many of us in our professions and jurisdictions to recommend medications. However, it’s important to retain knowledge about the effects of drugs, especially extremely common NSAIDs, on musculoskeletal injuries in our clients. What Every Physiotherapist Needs to Know about NSAIDs and Musculoskeletal Injuries – Claire Knott A physiotherapists documents […]
As therapists, we commonly treat symptoms such as headaches and dizziness. However, it can be difficult to differentiate dizziness onset by cervicogenic factors from those from vestibular and other systemic causes. This article gives us a brief overview that can assist with our reasoning. A Brief Overview of Cervical Dizziness – Erson Religioso We’ve […]
A story that was making the news last week was the correlation between grip strength and overall health. While it’s important to remind ourselves of the difference between correlation and causation, perhaps we can use this relationship to help and gauge a client’s health during assessments. Getting a ‘grip’ on better health – Fliders University […]
A study this past year suggests that heightened pain sensitivity may be a genetic mutation in those of us who possess neanderthal DNA. We can’t exactly do anything about a client’s genes, but that’s an interesting tidbit for you to know! Neanderthal gene linked to increased pain sensitivity – Hugo Zeberg “Habits are a […]
There are a few different issues that you could probably use to summarize the struggles that we saw in 2020, and inequality is one of them. Read into some of the shocking things that you may not have known about prejudice in even the medical field. Chronic Pain and Inequality – Paul Ingraham Since […]