“CrossFit™ Is Dangerous” | Busting Movement & Pain Myths | Series with Dr. DePalma and Dr. Camoratto

My biggest challenge as a physical therapist who advocates for CrossFit™ as an appropriate fitness activity is those in the healthcare industry who are working against me and demonizing CrossFit™. Many individuals trust their healthcare practitioners when they say that CrossFit™ is dangerous. Individuals should be able to trust their educated healthcare professionals, but giving false claims, is a breeding ground for mistrust. CrossFit™ is proven to be no more dangerous than other common sports and fitness activities.

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“Rest Is Good for Your Pain” | Busting Movement & Pain Myths | Series with Dr. DePalma and Dr. Camoratto

The age-old response to someone in pain or who has an injury is to just go lay down and rest. However, rest is not the answer. Rest does not help us heal. Rest does not ease our pain.

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“Pain Equals Damage” | Busting Movement & Pain Myths | Series with Dr. DePalma and Dr. Camoratto

Traditionally, the Biomechanical Model was referred to when dealing with patients in pain. The Biomechanical Model is the practice of…

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Busting Movement & Pain Myths | Series with Dr. DePalma and Dr. Camoratto

I have teamed up with Dr. Joe Camoratto to address many myths that we and our patients have encountered in the rehab industry.

These myths are some of the most common beliefs in rehab. Much of what the industry “knows” is not what evidence backs up to today.

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