Pain Science and Sensibility

Join co-hosts Sandy Hilton and Cory Blickenstaff, physical therapists who are "in the trenches" practicing in unique settings on opposite sides of United States, as they discuss current research and topics of pain science. Listen in on occasional interviews of the prominent figures of pain science. Focus will be on making the information meaningful to practice in the clinic.

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045 A Review of Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears

A recent Cochrane review looked at studies of people with rotator cuff tears comparing those who had surgery with those who did not. What do you think they found? Did surgery provide benefit? Is it OK to go without surgery in these cases? Sandy and...


 2020-01-27  39m

044 Cognitive Functional Therapy Vs. Group Therapy Plus Education

This episode covers a recent paper that compares a popular and trending approach, Cognitive Functional Therapy, against a group treatment and exercise intervention. The primary outcomes were pain and disability. The results may surprise you. Join...


 2019-11-20  52m

043 An Interview with Dr Henrik Vaegter

In the last episode (42) a systematic review was discussed regarding the value of pre-operative measures in predicting pain post-operatively. In this episode, Dr. Henrik Vaegter, an author of that review joins us to discuss that research as well as...


 2019-10-09  48m

042 Does Preop Pain Predict Postop Pain?

In this episode Sandy and Cory discuss a systematic review which investigated what pre operative pain tells us about a person’s propensity for post operative pain. Is it predictive? If so, would changing it matter? The discussion gets into these...


 2019-08-30  44m

041 Bedtimes and Pain: Can You Sleep It Off?

This study looked at pain score associations between people with "typical" and "atypical" bedtimes. Sandy and Cory discuss the topic of sleep and pain broadly as well. So, perk up and see if you can make through this episode without dozing off. Does...


 2019-06-12  54m

040 Does Activity Counteract Sitting?

In this month's episode we are examining more of a general health question. But it is one that is very relevant to people in pain. Much has been made of "Sitting is the new smoking" with some indications that the negative effects of sitting may not be...


 2019-05-13  41m

039 Pain Education in Low Back Pain

This paper, with results that many find very surprising, has started a bit of a buzz in the PT world. What do we make of the results? Can we trust the results? What does this mean in clinical practice? We were able to discuss these topics and more...


 2019-04-02  56m

 2019-02-09  48m

2018 PT Podcast Network Holiday Extravaganza

That's right everyone! It's that time of year again! All the PT Podcast Network voices (except for Adam) have gathered together to bring you some podcast holiday cheer! This very special episode is brought to you by My PT Insurance. Head on over to...


 2018-12-11  51m

037 Brain Representations of Expectancy Violation

This episode covers a recent meta analysis looking at differences in brain patterns when an expectancy violation, thought to be important in effectiveness of exposure based therapies (see episodes 12, 15, and 31), occurs passively versus actively....


 2018-11-14  49m