Chronic Pain and Exercise – Matthew Osborn AEP

Pain is defined as “’an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage” and serves as a protective mechanism to prevent further damage to the body. The pain experience is different for every individual, as the nature of the injury and our ability to cope with it varies.  When tissue damage…

Preventing Contractures – Lauren Turner AEP

Contracture is a term which refers to the inability of a joint to move. Contractures can occur as a result of muscular, ligament and tendon tightness. However, contractures most commonly develop due to decreased neural innovation to the musculature. This means that the signals from the brain to the muscles are interrupted and therefore stimulation…