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Why you can have lower back pain into extension and flexion

January 9, 2017


When someone with a lower back issue leans over / bends down, they’ll usually have pain in one of two ways. On the way down, or on the way up. Pain on the way down is often a sign of pain into flexion. The lower back rounds => person has pain => “flexion intolerant.” There […]

Visiting the North American Spine Society’s annual conference

December 16, 2015


On October 17th I visited the North American Spine Society’s (NASS) annual conference. I attended the one day course for “State-of-the-Art in Motor Control and Low Back Pain.” It was quite the lineup of speakers: The lineup included two people I feel are part of the upper echelon of all this, Linda van Dillen and […]

Notes on Kinetic Control (Part 2)

March 25, 2015


Other parts can be found here.  This part will deal primarily with the philosophy behind the book’s approach. I’m going to be rattling off quotes, along with commentary. – “The breakthrough came with the realisation that some compensation strategies are normal adaptive coping mechanisms and do not demonstrate uncontrolled movement, while others are maladaptive compensation strategies […]

Some notes on Kinetic Control (Part 1)

March 18, 2015


I recently finished the book Kinetic Control: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement, by Mark Cornerford and Sarah Mottram. This book goes through assessing movement for the neck, upper back, lower back, and hip. Along with some primers on philosophy and methodology to get things started. I’m going to have various posts discussing aspects of the book. […]