“Seeing is believing” but should you believe just because you feel? Unfortunately, research shows that palpation can be unreliable.
There are a few things that we need to address when speaking on pain while working out; the association of pain with damage, form, expectations, and when not to train.
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.
Research is showing that we need to change how we view and treat shoulder pain. Historically, it’s been looked at from a structural and mechanical perspective.
Nocebo is the anti-placebo. The nocebo effect is a negative effect or outcome due to a negative expectation. A negative outcome, or nocebo effect, can be a greater perception of pain. Negative information can make patients experience greater pain.
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