Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 36: Mechanism Based Pain Care

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In this episode, Sandy and Cory discuss a recent paper proposing a “Mechanism Based approach to physical therapy management of pain.” This paper proposes 5 mechanisms to consider when managing people in pain and how some common PT interventions may impact these mechanisms. The discussion goes into some of the details of these proposals as well as some of the criticisms that have been generated with regards to the paper.

A Mechanism-Based Approach to Physical Therapist Management of Pain.
Chimenti RL, Frey-Law LA, Sluka KA.
Phys Ther. 2018 May 1;98(5):302-314. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzy030.

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

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