Personal Trainers Beware! The Psyche will affect Pain
We all experience more pain if we are in a heightened state of (especially negative) emotion, and this may explain some client's pain levels.
Some people have termed it broadly as “Stress Biology”, and it means that the negative events and stressors in our lives will actually trigger our brain, which then triggers chemical and physiological processes in the area where our normal pain is felt.
Here are the essential points every PT needs to keep in mind.