Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 21: Aerobic Exercise for Pain

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In this episode, Sandy and Cory are joined by special guest Roderick Henderson who is a physical therapist and strength coach. The group reviews a recent article on the impact of aerobic exercise on pain sensitivity and also goes on to talk about several topics concerning strength and conditioning aspects of care for people in pain. How much should we push our patients in pain? What constitutes “strength training?” Is Rod being attacked by a pack of wild dogs?

Effects of aerobic exercise on pain sensitivity, heart rate recovery, and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Öte Karaca Ş, Demirsoy N, Günendi Z.
Int J Rehabil Res. 2016 Dec 29. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0000000000000212. [Epub ahead of print]

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Music by Kevin MacLeod – incompetech.com:
Intro – Brandenburg No4 and Meatball Parade
Close – Meatball Parade

Photo credit: “Exercise” by Sancho McCann via Flickr

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