✏️Where Pain Science & Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Intersect

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a psychological theory that arranges human needs in a pyramid. It suggests that people strive to meet five levels of needs: physiological (food, water), safety (shelter, security), love and belonging (relationships), esteem (self-worth), and self-actualization (fulfillment of potential). As each lower need is satisfied, individuals pursue higher ones. This model…

✏️An Injured Yoga Teacher. Wait, Are We The Problem?

The practice isn’t the problem. In fact, the practice is the solution (not asana, the ‘other’ bit) We may actually be the problem… who recognises this arc either as your own journey or someone who know?     We start going to yoga classes. We go a LOT. Going to yoga defines us and we…

Is There A Treatment Protocol For Pain?

As things currently stand, there are no treatment protocols, exercise, programs, or yoga poses to prevent or treat paid efficiently and reliably. The current focus of physical and biomechanical, even medical, simply isn’t enough. So what do we do? Firstly, we need to recognise that exercise has multiple values, but we cannot claim in relation…

✏️Hangovers. Why Pain After Exercise Isn’t Harming You or Your Injury Recovery

When recovering from an injury it is common to experience pain or discomfort after exercise. Infact it is somewhat expected and in the majority of cases it is no cause for alarm. We can think of this aggravation to the existing injury as a hangover. While the discomfort might be unpleasant, it is typically temporary…