A Crisis In Manual Therapy. An Opportunity. But First a Crisis.

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I wrote and published this blog in 2016 and though I’ve edited it very slightly for clarity, not much has changed in the professions. A lot has changed in my thinking. These ruminations on manual professions and pain science are … Read More

Boots on the Ground: Mind the Nail

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In 2019 I wrote a blog about the definition of pain, specifically about its classification as that of sensation or perception. It was quite the sensation (you see what I did there, right?), but why it created a splash was … Read More

What’s That On The Path, A Head? Adventures In Crossing the Chasm

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The Chasm Opens You’ve been doing your thing for a while now, helping people correct their posture, or strengthen their perpetually weak glutes. Maybe you’ve been releasing their fascia and shifting their fluid and organs, or lengthening muscle and putting … 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

Because …. Pain Science with MyCuppaJo

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“So pain science education isn’t a magic bullet, but it is a starting ground, a jumping off point, a strong and stable foundation upon which to build everything else up upon. It opens the door and let’s some light shine … Read More