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Conquer Your Fear of Pain with Movement back pain catastrophizing fear avoidance model freedom from pain hip pain kinesiophobia pain management pain relief pain treatment the pain free athlete Aug 06, 2020

 

 Kinesiophobia: “the avoidance of activity because you fear it will cause pain.”

--Norman J. Marcus, MD

While I was talking with one of my clients who had suffered from back pain for over four years, he realized that only when distracted did he not have pain with...

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The Role of Loads and Forces in Chronic Pain and Injury align alignment freedom from pain pain free athlete posture alignment posture analysis posture therapy the pain free athlete Oct 24, 2017

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

Katy Bowman, a well-renowned movement biomechanist, has a great discussion about loads in her book, Move Your DNA.1 If you are into this sort of thing, definitely check it out. In her example, she...

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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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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.”

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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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Pain Relief Through Posture Alignment alignment egoscue egoscue method freedom from pain heal yourself healing chronic pain posture alignment posture exercises posture therapy the pain free athlete Nov 11, 2012

In case you missed my article in the Los Alamos Daily Post it is reprinted below.

 

Do you have joint or muscle pain? It may be your posture. According to the Egoscue Method® of posture alignment the “design posture” of the human body is to have the load-bearing...

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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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