Kathy Kreiter is the executive director of the International Association for the Study of Pain. We discussed why and when IASP was formed, the programs and conferences the run, the grass roots projects they have in developing countries and the scholarship and grant programs they support. If you want to more about this amazing organization this is a must listen to episode.
This show is part 1 of my review of the Women’s Health Section Fall Conference weekend with Dr. Lorimer Moseley and Dr. Paul Hodges. In this episode I am highlighting some of the more important points made by Dr. Lorimer Moseley over the weekend. This episode focuses on the input/output feedback loop, the sensitization of neuro tags and the “imprecision” of neuro tags based on current neuroscience research.
Kevin, Karl and I discussed common golf injuries and how physical therapy and a proper golf swing can help treat or even prevent those injuries. We discussed how no matter what type of golfer you are (beginner to expert) it is important to work with a golf pro and a physical therapist to stay healthy for a lifetime of golf. Kevin and Karl also gave us practical tips from how to grip the club to posture during the swing.
George and I discussed Olympics and technology. George gave us all the info on how to become a physical therapist for the Olympics athletes during the games. he also gave us insight on his experience at the London Olympics and why all physical therapists should experience the Olympics at least once. We also talked about a new app he is developing called Fix My Shoulder. It is an app aimed at the general public to help them understand what us going on in their shoulder after they have been diagnosed by an MD. Then simple exercises to help them through the healing process.
Dr. Elbaz is a pain management doctor and Dr. Lipnitsky is a chiropractor that specializes in chronic pain states. We discussed how they work together at Pain Physicians New York to achieve the best outcomes for their patients. We also discussed the varied treatments for chronic pain patients and how a team approach works best as pain is a multi faceted, multi system issue.