Space.  Movement.  Blood.

I can remember the day that I graduated from physical therapy school 20 years ago.  I was clear in my goals for my career.  I wanted to become an orthopedic manual therapist.  I figured I would be able to “fix” everything that came into the clinic, and all of my patients would be extremely satisfied.  Then that first day happened…

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Playing Beyond Nice in The Sandbox

One question that I routinely encounter from rehab professionals as I teach therapeutic neuroscience education across the country is this: “PNE is such great stuff!  But HOW do we get EVERYONE in our facility on board?”  That is the million-dollar question, isn’t it?  All too often we face frustration born out of our own facility or system’s…

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PNE: Right Message, Wrong Door

Implementing pain neuroscience education (PNE) into practice has revolutionized my career. The ability to re-frame a patient’s pain experience with modern explanations of pain, built on a biopsychosocial foundation, has been a professional game changer. Though this shift has not occurred without bumps and bruises along the way.  While I have used PNE to help countless people shift…

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