Providing evidence can be a challenging thing when it comes to the human body. Advanced understanding of physics and chemistry over the […]
This problem goes by many names. Hip disparity, hip hike, or leg length discrepancy to name a few.. Take away any names […]
Why The Curve of Our Spine Matters
The “S shape” of our spine allows our spine to function like a shock absorbing spring that effectively transfers energy/movement from the […]
Each and every person comes to Pain Academy’s online program, “The Movement Program,” with different symptoms, experiences, and stories. The one thing […]
Why ‘Spot-Treating’ A Painful Movement Problems Does Not Work
This is what balance looks like. Rather I should say, this is how the body finds ‘balance’ when joint dysfunction and movement […]
Try This Simple Hip Rotation Test!
I have 5 other helpful tests in my Pain Assessment Toolkit that you can use to learn more about how your body […]
What a Year’s Worth of Progress Looks Like
“The photo on the left (June 2020) is of a guy I barely recognize (to be fair, I was in an intense […]
Why Does The Curve of The Spine Matter?
The main reason is where force/compression occurs on the discs. A spine with balanced curves (figure 1.) evenly distributes compressive forces across […]
Nerve pain can rock your world. The sensation ranges from a thin blanket of irritable discomfort thrown over one’s day, to sending […]
How Long Does Your Program Take Each Day?
I love it when people ask me this because they are focused more on the process of what it takes to create […]
Do You Have Any Specific Programs for Knee, Hip, or Back Pain?
We have ONE program that everyone goes through, but no two people go through it the same way. Why is that? Your […]
The Single-Leg Stand Assessment
Every time you walk, nearly 60% of that time is spent with only one leg on the ground. If you are experiencing […]
Yes. Why? If you had a joint replaced, chances are the original muscle dysfunction around that joint is still there. A joint […]
Meeting Yourself with Compassion
My relationship with pain was never discussed in any physical therapy program. I’m talking about that split-second moment when pain shows up […]
Squat Progress Photos
A photo is worth a thousand dollars. The first thing I teach people in The Pain Assessment Toolkit is how to take […]