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Pain Reframed | Physical Therapy | Pain Management

May 31, 2018

Today, we are joined by Carolyn McManus, the President of the Pain Management Special Interest Group of the APTA Ortho Section. Carolyn will be sharing amazing tips on utilizing different forms of meditation to help patients with persistent pain. Carolyn’s experience and practices will, not only help your patients,...


May 24, 2018

We welcome Ash James to Pain Reframed! This week, we are talking about reducing fear, encouraging a variety of movement, and getting to the root of what’s going on with a patient’s body. We want to ensure patients don’t catastrophize, be afraid of their bodies, nor let negative thoughts and other things get in the...


May 17, 2018

This week, we welcome Dr. Paul Mintken to discuss, with us, the role of the physical therapist in solving the opioid epidemic. This viewpoint was recently published in the May edition of the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy by Dr. Mintken, Dr. Jeff Moore, and Dr. Tim Flynn.

Dr. Paul Mintken is at the...


May 10, 2018

Sometimes, there are pain areas that people aren’t always comfortable discussing. Even further, it’s easy for us to compare, for example, our hands to others around us. But some areas… well, let’s just say, we’re not going around comparing those! So we need a safe environment for patients to feel comfortable...


May 3, 2018

We have Dr. Jessie Podolak joining us this week to share her story and journey as a physical therapist working with patients who have chronic pain. Jessie shares a wealth of, not only knowledge and great tips, but incredible wisdom that is absolutely helpful to, not only your professional pursuit, but also your personal...