Category: Exercise Prescription

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A Review of Core Stability Training in Rehab: Facts, Fallacies and Future Directions

Over the last two decades one of the most popular forms of exercise in the health and fitness industry is core stability training. While the…

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Physiotherapy for Hypermobility…and some personal thoughts

When I was still a physiotherapy student almost ten years ago, I don’t remember being taught much about hypermobility. At most we were shown a…

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Principles > Methods – The 6 Key Ingredients of Rehabilitation

The following blog was written by Jarred Boyd (PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, CSCS) and Anthony Iannarino (PT, DPT, PRC, CSCS). INTRODUCTION There is not a…

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Why should exercises be pain-free? Part 2: Pain & philosophy

MIND-BODY DUALISM The first part of this blog discussed how traditional thinking often attributes improvements to pain to changes tissues structure and function. This historical…

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10 Phrases to Teach a Parrot to Recite to Injured Runners

​I’m strongly considering buying a parrot. Not only would a parrot be fun to have as a pet, but it would also prove invaluable in…

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Rescheduling Part 2 of the 11+ reduces injury burden and increases compliance in semi-professional football

Background & Objective Football (soccer) is the most popular game in the world however injury incidence and burden is an ongoing problem. To address this…

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Why should exercises be pain-free? Part 1 – pain and biomechanics

Introduction The blog aims to take a look at exercise prescription for MSK pain. Why do we prescribe exercises the way we do? What does…

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The REAL Truth About Pain Science & Body Mechanics: A Response to Criticism

Joel Seedman, a personal trainer, recently wrote an article called the The Truth about Pain Science and Biomechanics, which presents a lengthy attack on “pain…

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Is Dopamine More Powerful Than Opiates?

Is Dopamine More Powerful Than Opiates? How can we harness the power of dopamine through our exercise prescription to help manage chronic pain? Fascinating blog…

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