Tech Review: Curable App for Chronic Pain Management

Curable is an app available on Apple and Android devices or you can use it straight from your lap or desktop. The app is based on the current scientific understanding of pain science. The content is driven by real scientists that work with people with chronic pain– researchers, physicians in a multitude of specialties, psychologists, … Continue reading Tech Review: Curable App for Chronic Pain Management

Resources on Chronic Pain

In the article on Cognitive Functional Therapy we looked at last week, they mentioned several resources. I thought I’d go check those out. I found them to be interesting and likely clinically helpful! So here those are: Pain-ed: Patient Stories— “We would like to thank the people who have told their remarkable stories. These stories … Continue reading Resources on Chronic Pain

Cognitive Functional Therapy: A Crash Course

Cognitive Functional Therapy: An Integrated Behavioral Approach for the Targeted Management of Disabling Low Back Pain as originally seen in Physical Therapy Journal In learning about how to manage my clients with chronic pain, I’ve seen cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) many times as a recommended treatment framework. Which is great, but PTs don’t do CBT … Continue reading Cognitive Functional Therapy: A Crash Course

How Psychologic Factors Effect Conquering Chronic Pain

Understanding the Etiology of Chronic Pain From a Psychological Perspective as originally seen in The Physical Therapy Journal Before we go anywhere with this article, let’s dissect the title a little. Understand– to perceive the meaning of or to comprehend Etiology– the study of the cause or origin of disease Chronic Pain– physical suffering or … Continue reading How Psychologic Factors Effect Conquering Chronic Pain

Adventures in Cervicogenic Dizziness: Assessment

Sensorimotor Function and Dizziness in Neck Pain: Implications for Assessment and Management as originally seen in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy This article review will also be accompanied by a case study! I had a patient present with cervicogenic dizziness. Having literally ZERO experience with it– just brief 5 minute overviews in … Continue reading Adventures in Cervicogenic Dizziness: Assessment