blog Sep 19, 2019

Listen as Jarod Hall shares a lecture on 9 things every person should know about pain!

Make sure you check out the PDF that you can share with patients in your practice to help have conversations to help them make sense of their often frustrating and confusing journey. 



Your PAIN is real 

Don’t ever let anyone tell you it isn’t

PAIN is an experience not a sensation

Contrary to popular belief, pain does not come in from the body and go up to...

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Modern Pain Podcast - Episode 13 - Marcos Lopez

podcast Aug 22, 2019

Listen to our interview with Dr. Marcos Lopez and hear his unique perspective as a physical therapist practicing in an opioid addiction setting.  

Here are resources Marcos provided to us for help with opioid addiction. 

Resources to help overcome dependence and addiction:
Health and Human Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:
Helpline: 1-800-662-4357

Behavioral Health Treatment Service Locator

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Painful Reflections

blog Aug 19, 2019

Well… It’s been a long while since I sat down and wrote anything more than a post for social media, text message, or clinical daily note. I’m not even sure if anyone reads blog articles anymore with the Instagram anatomy picture canned exercise craze and fitness model boomerang dances taking the world over.


But alas, I wanted to put some thoughts down in a deeper and more reflective format that 60 second videos and big text eye catching slides simply can’t...

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Modern Pain Podcast Episode 12 - Interview with Ben Cormack

podcast Jul 06, 2019

Mark interviews Ben Cormack where they discuss Ben's background, core stability, Ben's practice, and the Complete Patient Experience in Phoenix this November

For more about Ben check out his awesome content at http://cor-kinetic.com

If you want more information on the Complete Patient Experience Event in November you can check it out here - Complete Patient Experience

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Modern Pain Podcast Episode 11 - Interview with Peter O'Sullivan

podcast Jun 07, 2019

 Listen as Mark and special guest interviewer, Joletta Belton, have an amazing discussion around person-centered care. Peter shares a ton of great clinical pearls and Joletta and Peter both discuss their interaction at the San Diego Pain Summit

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Modern Pain Podcast Episode 10 - Interview with John Launer

podcast May 15, 2019

Episode 10 is packed with great pearls of wisdom from John Launer.  His book Narrative-Based Practice in Health and Social Care: Conversations Inviting Change is a great book that we feel is a must-read for anyone looking to develop their skills in narrative based practice.

You can check out more about Dr. Launer at:



Below is John's bio:

John Launer is a family physician, family therapist, educator and...

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Modern Pain Podcast Episode 9 - Interview with Morten Hoegh

podcast May 12, 2019


Morten Hoegh and I discussed science, neuroscience, manual therapy, philosophy of science, among other topics.  Morten shares great perspective and expertise throughout our converations.  We hope you enjoy it!  

The following is Morten's bio - 

After qualifying as a clinical physiotherapist (1999) and completing several clinical exams, Morten was granted the title of specialist physiotherapist inmusculoskeletal physiotherapy (2005) and sports physiotherapy...

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Modern Pain Podcast Episodes 6-8 - Interviews with David Hanscom

podcast May 03, 2019

 I had the pleasure of having a three-part discusssion with Dr. David Hanscom.  David is an orthopedic spine surgeon with a unique background and perspective.  David recounts his experience with persistent pain and how it shaped his current views on pain.  He will discuss topics of pain neuroscience and how to understand and help the family in pain.  If you would like more information on what David is up to take a look at his website - ...

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Modern Pain Podcast Episode 5 - Interview with Mick Thacker

podcast May 01, 2019

Mick Thacker is a leader in the world of physiotherapy as a PhD researcher and lecturer.  He discusses predictive processing theory with Mark and how it relates to current understandings of pain and current physiotherapy practice.  

Mick shares a ton of great value and knowledge in this podcast.  Check it out!

We would love to hear your feedback! 

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Modern Pain Podcast Episode 4 - Interview with Bronnie Thompson

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2019

Bronnie Thompson never disappoints in bringing huge value to our listeners.  Check out Mark's discussion with Bronnie where communication skills, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, among other topics are discussed.  For an absolute treasure trove of awesome content make sure you check out Bronnie's blog at - https://healthskills.wordpress.com/

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