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Primary care for low back pain: we don't know the half of it : PAIN

Primary care for low back pain: we don't know the half of it : PAIN

Evidence-based medicine helps health care professionals and patients decide best care, drawing on research about effectiveness and safety of interventions. Systematic reviews...

Medicare and Direct Access | Physical Therapy | WebPT

Medicare and Direct Access | Physical Therapy | WebPT

As of 2005, per the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Publication 100-02), Medicare beneficiaries may seek physical therapy services without seeing a physician or obtaining a...

Barriers to good pain rehabilitation

Barriers to good pain rehabilitation

Low back pain is, we know, the greatest contributor to days lived with disability (Rice, Smith & Blyth, 2016). And no-one anywhere in the world has found a good mix of services...

Is there a neural basis for sensorimotor impairments in low back pain?

Is there a neural basis for sensorimotor impairments in low back pain?

Globally, low back pain causes more disability than any other condition. Unfortunately, most people will experience this condition at some point in their lives. Treating low...

Modern Theories of Chronic Pain

Modern Theories of Chronic Pain

One of the more interesting recent advances in modern medicine is a new theory about chronic pain. This article discusses how this new theory, the Gate Control Theory of chronic...

Neuroscience Education Seen Improving Chronic Spinal Pain

Neuroscience Education Seen Improving Chronic Spinal Pain

An experimental therapy that taught chronic spinal pain patients about neurophysiology and targeted movement may be superior to usual care at reducing pain and improving...

Getting Older Doesn’t Have to Mean Living with Pain

Getting Older Doesn’t Have to Mean Living with Pain

There’s no question about it, as we get older, our chances of suffering a painful medical condition go up. Some studies indicate that 50 percent of older adults live with...

How Aerial Yoga Can Help People Living With Trauma, Chronic Pain, & Other Conditions Heal

How Aerial Yoga Can Help People Living With Trauma, Chronic Pain, & Other Conditions Heal

If you've ever wanted to pretend that you're in Cirque du Soleil, then you have to try aerial yoga. Aside from being fun, aerial yoga can possibly help you heal from physical...

The Comprehensive Guide to Back Pain and Neck Pain: Causes, Relief, and Treatment - Yoo Health

The Comprehensive Guide to Back Pain and Neck Pain: Causes, Relief, and Treatment - Yoo Health

The Comprehensive Guide to Back Pain and Neck Pain: Causes, Relief, and Treatment The Comprehensive Guide to Back Pain and Neck Pain: Causes, Relief, and Treatment The...

A sleep scientist says this is the best sleeping position

A sleep scientist says this is the best sleeping position

How you sleep is just as personal as what kind of mattress and pillow you prefer. People fall into three categories: sleeping on your side, back or stomach (or a combination of...

Stand On Your Bottom, What?! The Truth About Sitting.

Stand On Your Bottom, What?! The Truth About Sitting.

This article is part of a series on the Alexander Technique originally published in theHuffington Post. I don’t like to teach the Alexander Technique from an overly anatomical...

Best way to avoid back pain? Lift heavy things

Best way to avoid back pain? Lift heavy things

Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more evidence do you need? The truth...