The Karate Kid: Lessons in Critical Thinking

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“Remember, best block, no be there.”- Mr. Miyagi  I’ve had some interesting exchanges on the internet lately that revolve around critical thinking, or at least a facet of it. They were essentially fights; parry and thrust that had no reason, … Read More

Anno Dolore (In the Year of Pain)

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A Thoroughly Modern World The belief system I came away with once I’d finished my osteopathic training was based in traditional teachings from a founder who studied some of the natural sciences, and meshed that knowledge with spiritual convictions. A.T. Still’s influence resonates … Read More

1st Pain un-Conference – A Fish out of Water Review

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Toronto, 8 Something AM The 1st Pain un-Conference started at 8.30 am. I was on the tram and worried I’d be late so texted my physio colleague to save me a seat. Turns out she was going to be later than … Read More

Headaches and Migraines Seminar Review

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Alison Sim is an osteopath and pain science educator from Australia. She was here in Toronto recently and provided a three hour seminar on headaches and migraines. I hosted her for the evening, and was privileged to be at the seminar. … Read More

Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science – Course Review

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I recently attended the Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science course given by Greg Lehman in Toronto. This is my review as part of the effort I’m making to bring awareness of pain-science based con-ed courses for RMT’s, osteopathic practitioners, and other manual or … Read More

Review: The Pain Toolkit Canada

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Last word, first. This is a great resource for the persistent pain sufferer. It has a lot of thought behind it that goes beyond empathy to action from a person who lives with persistent pain. Download a PDF version of … Read More

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