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- “I believe he is suffering from memories” -Sigmund Freud
1) Greg Lehman is giving away his latest pain science workbook, Recovery Strategies. It’s a very indepth source on pain with a self-assessment at the end.
2) Which bias do you want to confirm? Derek Griffin thinks we should use this research to support SiMs not DiMs. Support your patients beliefs that they’ll get better. “Humans update self-relevant beliefs to a greater extent in response to good news than bad news.”
3) Expecting severe pain may make it more intense
4) Pain science education is much more than what the practitioner knows. The key component is communication. Especially being able to read people and perceive how they’re reacting to what you’re saying. Very similar to how a comedian develops their jokes.
6) Exercise is medicine. “Our data suggest that low levels of sedentary behavior and greater light physical activity may be critical in maintaining effective endogenous pain inhibitory function in older adults” Continue reading “2017 Hits : Vol. 1 : Pain”