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As most health care providers would do, I quickly review the intake forms before welcoming my new patients from reception. One patient, Jon who provided an excellent example of human resilience and the ability to heal, had brought along his own appendices to include...

Love your scar tissue like you love your scars

  Love your scar tissue like you love your scars Many people have scars they are proud of, that tell a story. They delight when you ask them about their favourite scar, a battle wound, or perhaps something funny that happened a long time ago. Scars are a memory...

For Pain

My Experience with the ‘Protectometer’

My Experience with the 'Protectometer' My first book report since junior high, I believe.   I have read most of, and referenced often Butler and Mosely's 'Explain Pain,' (EP) in the past few years. I picked up 'The Explain Pain Handbook PROTECTOMER' this week,...

Applying Baruch Spinoza’s Ethics to Pain Science Education

  Applying Baruch Spinoza’s Ethics to Pain Science Education “Emotion, which is suffering, ceases to be suffering as soon as we form a clear and precise picture of it.” I haven't read this book, published in 1677, supposedly a classic Enlightenment Era Philosophy...

Tissue

My beef with the term “Soft Tissue Damage”

  My beef with the term “Soft Tissue Damage” I cringe when a client tells me “well my doc said it’s just muscular,” and/or “soft tissue damage,” ESPECIALLY when they are seeing me for something that is still bothering them from an injury that happened 20 years...

Medical

The “Tension between hope and acceptance”

  The “Tension between hope and acceptance” Wow! This TED Talk says it SO well. https://youtu.be/WvfydcUeXls   Photo credit: Jason Redmond TED Beautiful. Many concepts I’m interested in exploring —“the tension between acceptance and hope.” Why is it that our...

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