Entries by Neil Pearson

Neil’s Blog ~ 3

Oct 19, 2017     Neil Pearson A recent paper in the Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, ‘Applying contemporary neuroscience in exercise interventions for chronic spinal pain: treatment protocol’ caught my attention (It’s open access at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628368/). It made me wonder two things: is this title accurate? , and is there more than one way to apply […]

Neil’s Blog ~ 2

Pain: a story to rewrite with yoga. Many people have experienced that practicing yoga helps recover moving with more ease and decreases pain. These improvements are typically attributed to physiological changes such as strength, flexibility and posture, or to psychological changes such as decrease anxiety or lightening of depression. Yet, pain and changes in it […]

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Sharing our knowledge About ten years ago the Wascana Rehab Centre in Regina Saskatchewan was the venue for a Pain Science and Recovery course. Norma Doerksen, attended. Like many who come to these courses Norma was already an experienced clinician. She had chosen to focus on helping people with one of the most horrible and […]