Episode 60: Pain is Just an Emotion ft. Dr. Mike Amato

Kevin gets on the mic this week with physical therapist (and PPS lifter!) Dr. Mike Amato. In this episode, Kevin and Dr. Mike chat about pain, fear, emotions, and the mental aspect of powerlifting.

Mike is a 2013 graduate from Boston University where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. He also earned his Bachelor’s in Athletic Training from Boston University in 2011.

Michael has clinical experience in a variety of settings, from community hospitals to private gyms, where he enjoys working with a wide range of patients in helping them achieve their goals. His passion is blending his background as a strength coach with modern advancements in pain science in providing individuals with the necessary tools to make a positive change in their pain, function and performance.

Let us know that you like this episode by giving us a 5-star rating or a review on Apple Podcasts! We are always looking for feedback to make the episodes even better. If you’re interested in being on the show or know someone who would make a great guest, you can email us at alyssaliftsthings@gmail.com.

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Intro/outro music from freemusicarchive.org
Artist: MELLViNS
Track: Way Down Below

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