October 14, 2019

So I drew this yesterday in clinic and thought I'd share it with you 😁☃️

This is an analogy I used to explain to a patient:
1. Why the problem they have now isn't necessarily the problem they had at the start and
2. Why the pain they have got now has persisted for many...

February 10, 2019

Really enjoying my second year running guest lecturing at the local

University. Yesterday we were talking about pain and the brain.

Check out this slide from my talk which shows how the brain of someone in persistent pain lights up, there are actually over 400 different...

January 4, 2019

*******SLEEP*******

We were talking about sleep in clinic earlier 😴😴 if there's one thing that will delay healing and increase your pain levels it's lack of sleep! If you're struggling to get comfy try one of the following positions depending on what the problem is:

😴...

October 17, 2018

I love this picture from @physio_memes on Instagram 😂😂

But on a serious note, did you know that scans and x-rays aren't always as helpful as you may think?

Lots of people, understandably, think we need to see "what's going on inside" so we "know what we're dealing with...

September 28, 2018

Pacing

Pacing is what you need to do when recovering from injury in order to get yourself back in control and on the right track. For example, have you ever been off work for a while because you've injured yourself, then started to feel much better and gone straight out...

March 3, 2018

To the person struggling with back pain:

You may have had back pain on and off for a long time, perhaps even years. Perhaps this episode just hasn't settled like the other ones did. Perhaps it's now really starting to get you down. Firstly, you should know you're not al...

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