LIVE WELL PODCAST | EP #37 - How to manage chronic pain Through movement with Carrie Hall
Today on the Live Well Podcast I’ll be talking with Carrie Hall about movement and chronic pain.
Carrie Hall, PT, MHS has been a physical therapist since 1983. She earned her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University and graduate degree from Washington University in Saint Louis (WUSTL).
Carrie founded Movement Systems Physical Therapy (MSPT) in Seattle, WA. Her mission/vision was to build a clinical practice where she could implement her philosophical approach toward diagnosis and treatment of movement system impairment (MSI) syndromes.
In addition to her clinical practice and continuing education teaching, Carrie has served on several faculties including WUSTL, Northwestern University in Chicago, and University of Washington here in Seattle. Her role as University instructor motivated her to take on lead authorship of Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, is widely used in Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs in both the U.S. and abroad.
That’s why she’s such a great person to be speaking to us about incorporating mindful movement into our lives and I’m very excited to be getting her expertise today!
2:00 Carrie speaking about her journey as a PT
4:45 What set’s Movement Systems apart
Taking time to hear your story
Working 1:1 with the PT to teach you how to manage your own symptoms
8:30 6 Dimensions of Movement
13:00 Having an exercise program that fits your needs
13:30 Aerobic needs: Moderate exercise 150 minutes per week (5x a week for 30 minutes)
16:30 What is mindful exercise?
17:50 The importance of proper breathing (Carrie’s “Desert Island Exercise!”)
32:00 What to look for when finding a PT as part of your care team
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