The Secret To Longevity: Just Keep Moving With Guest Nicky Edwards

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The Secret To Longevity: Just Keep Moving!

On this episode of the St. Louis Pain Expert Podcast, Dr. Dave Candy and Nicky Edwards Chronic Pain Expert at Chiltern Physiotherapy in Chorleywood, UK discuss why there is nothing showing up on the scans and why the pain is not all in your head! They also discuss seeking help for your chronic pain sooner rather than later, chronic pain recovery, and why the best thing to do is to keep moving!

Background on Nicky Edwards

Nicky is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor. She studied Sport, Health & Exercise at Undergraduate level at Durham University before going on to study at Masters level to become a Physiotherapist. Nicky spent her early career in a large London NHS teaching hospital, progressing up to senior level. She has also worked in private hospitals, her last role being the Clinical Lead in Hydrotherapy & Outpatients at The London Clinic on Harley Street.

‚ÄčNicky‚Äôs clinical interests are Sports Injuries, Inflammatory conditions, Amputee rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal problems.¬†She¬†enjoys her role as a Medical Expert Witness in these areas.¬†Nicky¬†was selected as the team Physio for England Fencing in the Commonwealth Fencing Championships in¬†2014.¬†Nicky has trained to teach¬†Pilates, Tai Chi, and Yoga and is also qualified to perform acupuncture.

‚ÄčNicky lives in Chorleywood with husband and co-worker Paul, their 9¬†year old daughter Daisy and 3¬†year old son Archie. Nicky is a keen hockey player for Amersham & Chalfont Hockey Club, where Daisy also plays, and loves running cycling and snowboarding.¬†Nicky enjoys being active outdoors and playing any sport at any opportunity. She has set herself the challenge¬†of completing 40 sports events before turning 40 in October 2020, including the Swim Serpentine 2 mile swim, Ride London 100 mile bike ride, and the London¬†Marathon¬†to earn the London Classics medal.¬†The grand finale¬†of the whole challenge is to¬†climb¬†Kilimanjaro. You can follow her progress on Facebook (@40eventsbefore40), Twitter (@40eventsB4forty)¬†and Instagram (@40eventsbefore40).

‚ÄčNicky is a past Chair of the Chorleywood Business Association and takes an active interest in other community projects.

‚ÄčIn this episode we discuss:

  • Getting back to activities during and after suffering with chronic pain
  • Convenient ways to start doing things on your own while at home
  • Chronic pain signals, goals, tips, and journeys of others
  • How to stay positive when having to deal with chronic pain
  • How to manage chronic pain

To Connect with Nicky Edwards:




Instagram: @chiltern_physio

To Connect with Dr. Dave Candy:

Email or contact him at More 4 Life using the contact information below:

Chronic Pain You're Not Just Getting Older, You're Not Crazy, and It's Not All In Your Head by Dr. Dave Candy, owner of More 4 Life Physical Therapy

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