When it comes to pain, people are always searching for answers.
Some answers are easier to believe than others.
That’s why I’m not surprised when clients come in believing their structure diagnosis is the cause of all their pain. Blaming what they found on a scan is easy for people to wrap their heads around, and it’s often perpetuated by the medical community.
These beliefs can get in the way of clients progressing at the gym.
It can lead to them having catastrophic thoughts, feeling hopeless, and constantly blaming their body and victimizing themselves.
Strong held beliefs are hard to to change if you’re a fitness professional. You’re at a disadvantage compared to professionals with more letters behind your name.
The two maladaptive beliefs I run into the most with persistent pain clients are:Read More