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Pilates And Keiser Can’t Match Applied Strength Rehabilitation Methods Using Kettlebells And Barbells For Lumbar Disc Injury Recovery (Anyone Surprised?). Or, A Tale Of 3 MRI’s

Pilates And Keiser Can’t Match Applied Strength Rehabilitation Methods Using Kettlebells And Barbells For Lumbar Disc Injury Recovery (Anyone Surprised?). Or, A Tale Of 3 MRI’s

Strength is a science. Rehabilitation from Low Back Injury is a Science. Yet when it comes to low back rehabilitation the health professions (Physical Therapy, Chiropractic and others) seem to turn to anti-science principles and embrace faith based systems.

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Risk, Threat, Prediction, And Understanding How Your Body Perceives Injury

Risk, Threat, Prediction, And Understanding How Your Body Perceives Injury

I recently saw an exchange on Twitter between two professionals in the rehabilitation world. The original tweet mentioned a patient who had started deadlifting because they had a herniated lumbar disc. The first response was from a different professional questioning this course of action. He said something along the lines of, “Hmmmm, was this when he was symptomatic or asymptomatic?” To put this in more context, the person who posted the original tweet is not the person who started the deadlift program. The original person thought it was great this patient had decided to take action into his own hands instead of falling victim to the system. The second person was questioning whether a person with a herniated disc should be deadlifting. I hope you are not confused, because we are going to dive deep into the rabbit hole.

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Risk, Threat, And Prediction | Part 2

Risk, Threat, And Prediction | Part 2

Part two is going to start laying down a theoretical framework for why anything is effective at all when helping someone come back from an injury. If you are at all involved in the world of training and/or rehabilitation, you are well aware there are a million ways to spend your money on some kind of device or tool. You will also notice there are a million more ways to work on how you move and even more people you can make an appointment with to work you over and tell you all sorts of things about your current situation (only some of which is likely to be true).

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