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Sometimes It Hurts and Sometimes It Doesn’t: Information Set Theory of Pain, Part Two

Sometimes It Hurts and Sometimes It Doesn’t: Information Set Theory of Pain, Part Two

Exercise is an amazing tool for many reasons.  A largely unconsidered power of exercise is in its use as a stimulus we can use strategically to add, change, and edit information in an individual’s nervous system.  Being able to use this power of exercise is why I love my job as a Muscle System Specialist™.  Kate and I went through several rounds of carefully applied, unique “lessons” for her body to pick up and use as new pieces of information in her nervous system’s arsenal, much like providing her with a few extra letters in the Wheel of Fortune.  Once we identified the areas of her system that needed it, we supplied her with new information to interpret, process, and integrate into its problem-solving repertoire. [For the sake of sparing you hours of extra reading on this already lengthy article, I’ll leave this link here in case you’re interested in learning more about the methods we use as Muscle System Specialists™:

Camels, Cups, and Pain: Muscle and Joint Injury or Warning?

Camels, Cups, and Pain: Muscle and Joint Injury or Warning?

Are you familiar with the idiom “The straw that broke the camel’s back”?
This simple phrase captures the idea that a seemingly minor or routine action can cause an unpredictably large and rapid reaction, due to the cumulative effect of many previous small actions. Typically we blame the last straw right? But the real problem is the progressive accumulation of the small problems (straws) prior to the last straw being added to the camel’s back!

Looks are deceiving…

Looks are deceiving…

Co-Authored by Jay Weitzner and Greg Mack, Certified Medical Exercise Specialists, Certified Muscle System Specialists You walk in the door and scan the landscape; A solemn waiting room with lots of neatly aligned chairs, a TV tuned to a channel no body cares about,...