Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 6: To Exercise or Not to Exercise with Chronic Pain

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Which patients with persistent pain will flare up with exercise? Should they exercise? In episode 6 Sandy and Cory discuss a paper that tackles these difficult questions while interjecting the normal clinical commentary of how they address these scenarios in their own practice settings. Also, Sandy cuts down the grandest tree in the forest with a herring. But will she get a shrubbery?

Dysfunctional endogenous analgesia during exercise in patients with chronic pain: to exercise or not to exercise?
Nijs J, Kosek E, Van Oosterwijck J, Meeus M.
Pain Physician. 2012 Jul;15(3 Suppl):ES205-13.

Also referenced the Vaegter article from Episode 55 of PT Inquest.

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

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