Chronic Pain Myth: You’ll Always Have Pain

How many of you have been told that your current condition is your “forever” condition? Perhaps you have heard one of the following statements (or something very similar!): “Unfortunately, people with your condition… Continue reading

A Yo-Yo on an Escalator

Just the other day, a client and I were talking about chronic pain and the overall “process” of things. We were discussing how overcoming chronic pain can be, at times, an up-and-down experience.… Continue reading

2015: New Year, New You

I love January 1st! As I said in my last post, it’s a chance for a new beginning, a clean slate. For a lot of you, you’re planning HUGE things for 2015. I… Continue reading

The Year in Review: Top Posts of 2014

  Happy New Year to all of you! I can’t believe today is the last day of the year. It just doesn’t seem possible. Tomorrow we start anew. A clean slate. A chance… Continue reading

You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!

Originally posted on Be PAIN FREE for LIFE!:
It’s that time of year again! Snow is starting to fall (or at least cold rain if you live in Nashville), houses are decorated, and…

Holding a Bowling Ball with a Fishing Pole

Have you ever tried to hold a bowling ball up with a fishing pole? While I’m almost certain the answer is “no,” there’s no doubt in my mind that you can picture what… Continue reading

Draw a Line

While I typically write a lead-in to my blog posts, I think this video speaks for itself. Take a few minutes and listen to “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell as he recounts his experiences… Continue reading

“I Will Never Do Crossfit”

While those aren’t my words, they might as well be. Those words actually belong to two-time judo Olympian Travis Stevens, who also happens to be a Brazilian jujitsu black belt. It’s no secret… Continue reading

Winnie the Pooh’s Words of Wisdom

I’m sure we all remember watching Winnie the Pooh cartoons or reading the books when we were children. Even now, I read Winnie the Pooh books to my boys, and every now and… Continue reading

Golfers: Breathe Better, Play Better

Breathe better, play better? REALLY? While that might seem like an odd title, an odd connection to make, it’s 100% accurate. If you’re a golfer (or anyone who is active, for that matter),… Continue reading