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Osteoarthritis: The Latest Research bioplacticity bioplastic cartilage cartilage damage chronic pain joint replacement knee osteoarthritis lorimer moseley research tasha stanton the pain free athlete Jul 28, 2021

“Osteoarthritis is not a ‘wear and tear’ disease of the joint.”

Thus says Tasha Stanton, associate professor and lead osteoarthritis researcher at the University of South Australia, Adelaide. I had the opportunity to listen to her presentation, “Re-thinking...

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Beat Your Pain Using the Biopsychosocial Model biomedical model biopsychosocial model chronic pain healing chronic pain pain free body pain neuroscience pain psychology pain relief pain science the pain free athlete Jan 21, 2021

 Pain is: 

“An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with, or resembling that associated with, actual or potential tissue damage.”

This updated definition of pain was provided by The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) last summer (July...

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Express Your Sincere Desire to Heal: A Client Success Story chronic pain healing and injury healing chronic pain pain relief pain treatment running the pain free athlete Jun 21, 2018

 Salil Wilson is the executive director of the Peace Run. He has dedicated the last 31 years of his life to this global torch relay, traveling around the world to spread this important message. For the last two years, however, Salil has not been able to run. Despite his pain and inability to...

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Your Brain Interprets Your Pain chronic pain freedom from pain healing chronic pain pain neuroscience pain psychology pain science Aug 15, 2017

 Please enjoy an excerpt from my book, Winning the Injury Game, available on Amazon.

Neurosciences Professor Dr. Lorimer Moseley says, “Pain is a construct of the brain.”1 Now to be clear, I am not suggesting that the pain is all in your head or that yoHealing Back Painu are making it up....

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Age is Not To Blame for Your Sports Injuries alignment chronic pain freedom from pain pain free athlete pain management pain relief pain treatment posture alignment posture analysis posture deviations sports sports injury the pain free athlete track posture Jun 09, 2016

Many people blame injuries and pain on their age. However, I'm here to tell you that you don't need to give up sports just because you're growing older. Sports themselves do not cause your injuries, either. Sports are not bad! We are designed to move and play for all of our days. Sadly, the...

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Pain is Your Ally In Healing chronic pain freedom from pain heal yourself healing an injury healing chronic pain pain free athlete self healing self-compassion the pain free athlete Sep 08, 2014

“Pain is part of the body's defense system, producing a reflexive retraction from the painful stimulus, and tendencies to protect the affected body part while it heals, and avoid that harmful situation in the future.”

This is the evolutionary and behavioral role of pain as described...

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Should you stretch a tight muscle? alignment chronic pain glute stretching posture alignment posture analysis Jan 14, 2014

Well, that seems like a silly question with an obvious answer, right? Wrong!

When we stretch a tight muscle, we make the assumption that the muscle is tight because it is shortened and needs to be lengthened. However, this is not always the case. Actually, a muscle can also be tight because it is...

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Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom back pain chronic pain freedom from pain heal back pain heal yourself posture alignment Dec 04, 2013

I've heard a saying regarding pain in the body, “the victim screams while the criminal is silent.”

Anatomy Trains Book Cover

When Tom Myers, internationally known fascia expert and author of Anatomy Trains, said this, he was referring to the interconnected relationships between the soft tissues in the body....

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Myths of the Aging Physical Body alignment chronic pain heal yourself healing chronic pain healing pain self-discipline Apr 17, 2013

The messages you hear about aging and your physical body are very negative, provoking fear and dread of advancing years. You are bombarded with ads about drugs, surgery and the latest technology that can make you younger. Aging is inevitable! How you age though, is within your control.

What do...

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Keep Your Fascia in Shape with Foam Rolling back pain chronic pain foam rolling pain free athlete self healing the pain free athlete Dec 19, 2012

Although we all learned anatomy as separate muscles doing individual jobs recent research is showing this may not be the way our bodies work at all. Tom Myers, a leader in this field and author of the book Anatomy Trains contends that the body is an integrated whole connected through a...

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Reduce Joint Pain by Improving Body pH anti-inflammatory diet chronic pain freedom from pain heal heal yourself pain Aug 20, 2012

To reduce joint pain my Egoscue® therapist recommended I measure and work to improve my body pH. Defined as "potential for Hydrogen" pH represents the acid-base balance in arterial blood. The density of positively charged hydrogen ions makes a solution acidic or basic. An acid has a greater...

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