Central Sensitization, Pain Neurophysiology Education, Pain Science

Todd Hargrove: Seven Things You Should Know About about Pain Science

As I've mentioned recently, two things make me really happy, which I plan to focus on more in my blogging in 2017: Great explanations of pain and the nervous system Amazing writing and creative use of language Well, this fantastic article on pain science by Todd Hargrove at Better Movement has both, so of course it had… Continue reading Todd Hargrove: Seven Things You Should Know About about Pain Science

Central Sensitization, Chronic Pain, Nervous System, Pain Science, Resources

The best TED talk ever: Elliot Krane on the Mystery of Chronic pain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6--CMhcCfQ Tonight I'm throwing it back to this amazing 2011 lecture on chronic pain given by Dr. Elliot Krane of Stanford University. I found his talk around the time I was first starting this blog, back in 2012, and it really inspired me to try to tell my own story with complex pain problems. Dr. Krane… Continue reading The best TED talk ever: Elliot Krane on the Mystery of Chronic pain

Central Sensitization, Interesting Articles

Can music block pain signals? Music-induced analgesia

I, personally, have known for a long time that music could help reduce my pain levels.  It's just something that I always knew intuitively. Listen to music (good music, of course) --> feel better. That's why I was so intrigued when I found the following post from my friend Jo Malby on some of the… Continue reading Can music block pain signals? Music-induced analgesia

Creative Writing, Inspiration

Links to Inspire.

When I was in San Francisco last fall, I did a ton of reading that I meant to share with you all. Then, somehow, I got caught up in the ebb and flow of daily life back here in Boston and these links went on the back burner. However, one of my goals for 2017… Continue reading Links to Inspire.