Almost everyone owns a car. Due to the commonality of this occurring in our culture, there is a comparison between our own bodies and these machines, or any machines, in that 1) when something is wrong, we will feel, see, or hear it and 2) once the source of those symptoms are found, replacing the source will fix the problem. It just makes sense, right? Well, there is a problem with this way of thinking.
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.
The myth that your back pain is caused by your rotated hips is largely told by clinicians to their patients.…
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.