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Models Of Pain And Movement

Models Of Pain And Movement

  There are various models used to understand pain: the neuromatrix model, the biopsychosocial model; Louis Gifford’s Mature Organism Model; the Onion skin model, the biomedical model. And for motor learning and physical training, there is the constraints based model, […]

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Predictive Coding: Why Expectation Matters For Movement And Pain

Predictive Coding: Why Expectation Matters For Movement And Pain

  Predictive coding is a hip new model for perception that I have been studying lately. In some ways, it is very common sense and intuitive, and in others, it is very challenging and mind-expanding. Here’s a post describing what I’ve […]

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The Environment For Movement

The Environment For Movement

I just got back from an enjoyable three-day multi-family camping trip. Like several other camping trips or vacations, it for some reason prompted me to write a short blog post. Which is good, because I should really be writing more […]

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Is Movement Therapy Rocket Science?

Is Movement Therapy Rocket Science?

  Pain and movement are pretty complicated, right? In a sense yes. But in another sense no. Pain and movement are not complicated, they are complex, which is a different animal. Imagine you are Elon Musk trying to send a […]

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Three Reasons It Matters Why A Treatment Works

Three Reasons It Matters Why A Treatment Works

Why exactly does someone feel better after a massage? Or acupuncture? Or foam rolling? Or a chiropractic adjustment, or wearing K-tape, or doing mobility drills, or a hamstring stretch? There are some good answers to these questions, and the interesting thing […]

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