The Physical Performance Show: Dr Kevin Wernli – Lower Back Pain: fear, posture, & movement

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Episode 353 of The Physical Performance Show is an Expert Edition featuring Dr Kevin Wernli, sharing Lower Back Pain: fear, posture, & movement.

Kevin Wernli recently completed his PhD looking at the relationship between posture, fear, and movement when it comes to lower back pain and chances are, yourself, or someone in your close circle is either going through an episode of back pain or has recently gone through it!

Kevin takes us through the concept of nonconscious non-protection, where people forget about their back and they get back to living.

To listen to Episode 353:


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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Contributing factors to the downward trend of lower back pain
  • Kevin’s research on back pain
  • Defining the differences in pain (causes & effect)
  • Kevin’s PhD – The ‘Why’ behind the ‘What‘
  • The journey from pain and protection to non-protection and just living
  • Recommended assessment based protocols for therapists/clinicians etc
  • Top 3 messages to someone with back pain
  • Top 3 tips for practitioners working with patients with lower back pain
  • PhD thesis video
  • What Kevin would say to an elite athlete with back pain

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To follow Dr Kevin Wernli

Instagram: @kwernliphysio 
Twitter: @KWernliPhysio 
Website: @kevinwernli 
Linkedin: @Kevin Wernli 


From Protection to Non-Protection (Mixed Methods)

Does Movement Change When Low Back Pain Changes? A Systematic Review

The Relationship Between Changes in Movement and Changes in Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of Single-Case Designs

Movement, posture and low back pain. How do they relate? A replicated single-case design in 12 people with persistent, disabling low back pain

Systematic literature review of imaging features of spinal degeneration in asymptomatic populations

Back to basics: 10 facts every person should know about back pain

Ten Low Back Pain Facts – VIDEOs (most shared resource with patients)

Empowered Beyond Pain podcast

Empowering you to manage pain

Becoming confidently competent: a qualitative investigation of training in cognitive functional therapy for persistent low back pain

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