Diastasis Recti, Useless Exercises, and CRPS – Movement Debrief Episode 45

Movement Debrief Episode 45 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: What is diastasis recti? How does one treat diastasis recti? What exercises are generally time-wasters in the rehab process? What exercises ought to be used instead What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)? What are some treatment strategies for CRPS? If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook or Instagram.They air every Wednesday at 7pm CST. Enjoy! and the audio version…                    Here were the links I mentioned: Sign-up for the Human Matrix September 15-16th here Unstable surface training Upper body unstable surface training Attention bias in complex regional pain syndrome: it’s not just about the body Space-based, but not arm-based, shift in tactile processing in complex regional pain syndrome and its relationship to cooling of the affected limb  Limb-specific autonomic dysfunction in complex regional pain syndrome modulated by wearing prism glasses Course Notes: Graded Motor Imagery NOI Recognise App Course Notes: Therapeutic Neuroscience Education Here’s a signup for my newsletter to get nearly 3 hours and 50 pages of content, a free acute:chronic workload calculator, basketball conditioning program, podcasts, and weekend learning goodies: Diastasis Recti Useless Exercises CRPS

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Course Notes: Graded Motor Imagery

I recently attended another great course through the NOI Group called “Graded Motor Imagery” (GMI) taught by Bob Johnson. These guys are the industry leaders in all things pain so please check them out. It was great connecting with Bob and learning what I think will be an excellent adjunct to what I am currently doing. So here is the run down on GMI. Overview GMI is a three-pronged sequential process of establishing early, nonpainful motor programming. Johnson calls this synaptic exercise to limit negative peripheral pain expression. GMI is a 3 step process: 1)      Laterality reconstruction (Implicit Motor Imagery). 2)      Motor imagery (Explicit Motor Imagery). 3)      Mirror Therapy. The Neuromatrix Paradigm & Pain States Before delving into the neuromatrix, we first must define pain. Pain is a multiple system output or expression by an individual-specific pain neuromatrix that activates when the brain concludes that body tissues are in danger and action is required. The neuromatrix, like I talk about in this post here, is the nervous system’s coding space and network. It is first and foremost affected by genetics, sculpted by experience, and constantly evolving. It is the entity that makes us who we are—the self. The neurosignature, or neurotag, is an output’s representation in the brain. For example, regions in the brain will activate in response to produce the pain output. This sequence is the neurosignature. Some common activated areas when pain is expressed include both primary and secondary somatosensory cortices, insula cortex, anterior cingulgate cortex, thalamus, basal

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