Jonathan Joshua says sufferers should be empowered to consider other options, like the healing effects of movement. Living with chronic pain can be debilitating, affecting every aspect of a sufferer’s life. To improve their quality of life, many rely on pharmaceutical drugs. Biokineticist Jonathan Joshua says, however, that opting for opioids to manage pain should be a last and not a first resort.

Jonathan Joshua

Jonathan is a Biokineticist practicing within a multidisciplinary health and medical practice. He has a master’s degree in Biokinetics (MPhil) and has a special interest in pain and injury management (PG Dip). Essentially, his modality involves exercise and pain neuroscience education and also takes into account a wide view of quality-of-life factors such as sleep, hygiene, nutrition, stress management, etc. Movement variability is a strong component to his style of teaching. No single movement or exercise philosophy is superior to any another. Variability is key.