Saturday, January 31, 2009

Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Pain and A Shot to the Nuts

Here is a very interesting view of muscloskeletal pain based off the Neuromatrix of Pain.

Special thanks to Scott Perry, Z Health MT(p) for sending this study to me.

Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Pain:
Dynamics of the Neuromatrix

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

And just to keep your attention, watch this and then continue reading

Understanding pain is very important for athletic performance since it is virtually impossible to achieve the highest level of performance while in pain.

If you don't believe me, go run 100 meters as fast as you can. Rest completely. Now before you run again I am going to kick you in the nuts really hard. Any bets on which time will be faster?

See older related posts (just click on them)
Pre-emptive Analgescis--what is he talking about now?

Pain Perception and the Neuromatrix--Guest Blog by Katelin Bigelow

Pain and Performance