13
Jul

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Abdominal bracing affects kinematics during functional tasks

Rehabilitation specialists around the world advocate activating the abdominal wall muscles in order to enhance spinal stability and prevent injuries to the low back, pelvis and lower limbs. It is […]

09
Jun

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Darren Beales

A plausible, alternate hypothesis for patient reports of asymmetries within the pelvis

The existence of positional faults of the intra-pelvic joints (sacroiliac joints, symphysis pubis) resulting in pelvic asymmetries remains a hotly debated topic amongst clinicians and researchers in the field of […]

27
May

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Cognitive Functional Therapy for chronic low back pain: The patients’ perspective

Samantha Bunzli of the Pain-Ed team recently discussed a qualitative paper by the Pain-Ed group on www.bodyinmind.org regarding the mechanisms by which a promising therapy for pain (CFT) works. That post is […]

18
May

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understanding pain

A 10 minute guide to understanding pain and what to do about it

Pain is a complex phenomenon which can be hard to understand. There are numerous reasons why pain occurs which may be unrelated to physical factors. This video summarises why people experience […]

29
Apr

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Podcast with Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan on managing back pain

In this brief podcast, Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan discusses some key issues regarding low back pain with Prof. Karim Khan (editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine). This builds on […]