Attitude and mood matter when it comes to surgery!

Attitude and mood matter when it comes to surgery!

Surgery is very prevalent in the USA. More than 42 million surgical procedures are done annually, including 1 million of those are orthopedic. As surgical procedures become less invasive and more refined, patients are expecting quicker , less painful, and complete...
Poor sleep lowers pain tolerance

Poor sleep lowers pain tolerance

It’s clear that sleep issues and chronic pain are major public health concerns. The relationship between sleep issues and pain are complex to say the least. Do sleep issues bring on pain sensitivity? Does pain lend itself to more sleep issues? There’s a...
Hostile marriage slows down wound repair

Hostile marriage slows down wound repair

An interesting study tested to see how stressful interactions can alter our physical and mental health. A study looked into the healing rate of blister wounds on couples in a hostile marriage compared to couples in a happy one. The folks in a troubled marriage healed...
Does Weather Influence Pain?

Does Weather Influence Pain?

  Do your knees ache when the weather changes? Does your big toe throb when it starts raining? It’s as if your pain can detect changes in weather such as barometric pressure, humidity, and rainfall. Well, the study I’m about to reference proposes there are...
That hurts so good…

That hurts so good…

‘That hurts so good…’ ‘Do your worst!’ ‘If it means that I’ll feel better, I’ll deal with as much as pain as you dish out’ All very common statements that I get in my practice. Lots of folks want painful bodywork...
Quick Facts on Lower Back Pain

Quick Facts on Lower Back Pain

Here’s the second roundup on lower back pain but this time it’ll be centered around some quick facts. If you haven’t read about the clinical guidelines on lower back pain, definitely read up on it here. 1. LBP is a very common symptom experienced by...
One leg is shorter than the other

One leg is shorter than the other

  Often times, clients come in my door and claim they have ‘one leg that’s shorter than the other.’ Or they say some health professional attributes the shorter leg to create all types of postural asymmetries and therefore, they have pain. I’m...

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