This article discusses techniques for helping clients reach their pain-free movement goals. One of the biggest ways you can help is to have an understanding of the biological, psychological and social ramifications of pain. The author explores the bio-psycho-social paradigm, pain research and the complexity of pain.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Differentiate between the bio-pyscho-social paradigm applied to chronic pain and traditional concepts regarding pain.
- Identify the relationship between imaging studies and pain in the knees and cervical spine.
- Explain how factors other than nociception can affect the pain experience.
- Interpret the role that core stability exercises have on chronic lower-back pain.
- Compare the presence of movement variability in populations with and without chronic lower-back pain.
- Enroll in the course.
- View the course content.
- Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
- Print your certificate of completion.
|February 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 5: Understanding Pain ||Module|