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Stop Chasing Symptoms - Discover What Is Actually Causing You Pain and Discomfort.

The revolutionary way to self-identify your pain problems

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Let’s face it - this isn’t the first time you’ve tried to feel better.

I bet you’ve been to countless appointments with professionals who claim to be able to help…

Chiropractors, massage therapists, physical therapists, acupuncturists, personal trainers, your primary doctor, maybe even an orthopedist.

I also bet that every time you’ve tried to explain what you are feeling, or the way you’re feeling, your mind starts racing...

“Did I explain my problem right?”

“Do they get it?”

“Do other people experience this?”

All the while hoping the person you are speaking with is really listening, if they’ve had patients like you before, if they can help, if they even care…

Professionals try their best to help, but they can only help to the level of their training.

Most experts are experts in a particular narrow field of study.

For example, if you bring your back pain to a back specialist, they will focus on your back. If you bring your foot pain to a foot specialist, they will focus on your foot.

But what if the reason you have back pain is because of the way your feet work? What if your foot pain is because of the way your back moves?

What if the area that hurts isn’t the problem at all?

This is the big “aha” that’s taken me years to put together...but which most specialists can’t see, because they haven’t been trained to see how the body works together as a system.

And it leaves you feeling lost and hopeless because how could you possibly know that the area that’s hurting you ISN’T where the problem really resides?

So you keep going on, trying to solve your pain, not really knowing what the deeper issue is.

Each attempt to find help, and not get it, will start to wear on you. With every educated and qualified professional you see that can’t help, it can lead you to believe that you are the only person in the world with this unsolvable problem.

But deep down you know there must be an answer to your problem somewhere out there.

Believe me, I know PAIN.

Hey, I’m Vinny, founder of Pain Academy. In my early 20’s I suffered a life-changing injury.

I was an 8x All-American Division 1 athlete with 33+ state records, and 16+ National Titles.

I was an elite swimmer, a world class athlete. Olympians, Olympic hopefuls, and NCAA champions were my teammates and training partners.

The summer when Phelps went off to win 8 gold medals in the Beijing Olympics, I couldn’t compete with my team for a number of reasons, one of which was because I was rehabbing an injury.

This was crushing to me. I have wanted to swim in the 2008 Beijing Olympics since I was 8 years old.

While my training partners and teammates were off making history in Beijing, I decided to learn how to surf. Swimming was my life, so naturally I thought my skillfulness in the water would transfer over into a love for surfing…

But then, one day, I caught the wrong wave and crashed directly into a rock.

In that moment, everything changed.

I broke my back, herniated multiple discs, and my spine shifted 21 degrees to the side from the sheer force of impact and nerve damage.

My life as I knew it was over.

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For years I suffered physically, but worst of all was my mental anguish.

After five years of learning how to heal myself, studying every modality I could find, I had a thought that changed everything…

What if the area that hurts isn’t the problem at all?

This set me off on a journey that ultimately led me to healing my body and creating Pain Academy, while serving tens of thousands of students across the world.

And now I hope I can serve you.

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Hey, I’m Vinny, founder of Pain Academy. In my early 20’s I suffered a life-changing injury.

I was an 8x All-American Division 1 athlete with 33+ state records, and 16+ National Titles.

I was an elite swimmer, a world class athlete. Olympians, Olympic hopefuls, and NCAA champions were my teammates and training partners.

The summer when Phelps went off to win 8 gold medals in the Beijing Olympics, I couldn’t compete with my team for a number of reasons, one of which was because I was rehabbing an injury.

This was crushing to me. I have wanted to swim in the 2008 Beijing Olympics since I was 8 years old.

While my training partners and teammates were off making history in Beijing, I decided to learn how to surf. Swimming was my life, so naturally I thought my skillfulness in the water would transfer over into a love for surfing…

But then, one day, I caught the wrong wave and crashed directly into a rock.

In that moment, everything changed.

I broke my back, herniated multiple discs, and my spine shifted 21 degrees to the side from the sheer force of impact and nerve damage.

My life as I knew it was over.

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For years I suffered physically, but worst of all was my mental anguish.

After five years of learning how to heal myself, studying every modality I could find, I had a thought that changed everything…

What if the area that hurts isn’t the problem at all?

This set me off on a journey that ultimately led me to healing my body and creating Pain Academy, while serving tens of thousands of students across the world.

And now I hope I can serve you.

Introducing The Pain Assessment Toolkit.

The solution to your problems starts here with The Pain Assessment Toolkit.

This quick and simple digital program teaches you how to look at, identify, and observe what your body is doing...in order to address the real problem underlying your pain.

Through 6 specific assessments, we show you how to take control of your recovery. Specifically, you’ll learn how to take photos of your movement, analyze what you’re seeing, understand the real problem you are dealing with, and most importantly what your body should be doing to solve the problem.

This process of “looking at you” instead of just “going off of feeling” helps you understand yourself more objectively -- that way you can go about pursuing the proper solution.

Emotionally, you’ll be empowered to shift your relationship with whatever problem you are trying to solve.

Learning how to assess your body and movement is the first most crucial step you should take to develop a rehabilitation strategy that actually works...

Otherwise you’ll be doing what you’ve been doing for years…

Trying to solve the wrong problem, miss the bigger picture, and get further sucked into chasing symptoms on an endless hamster wheel.

The Pain Assessment Toolkit addresses the ​​3 main problems that are happening with your body right now.

The First Problem: Your Movement Patterns

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You were born with an incredible capacity to move.

You probably can’t recall what it felt like to move as your younger self because movement wasn’t really on your mind - it was just something you did without any problems or limitations, because you had full access to all of your muscles and your muscles knew how to work together when needed.

But as you age and accumulate injuries, go to school and work jobs that require you to sit for 8+ hours a day, and live a lifestyle that doesn’t require much dynamic motion, your body slowly gives up its ability to move with ease.

Day after day of not moving the right way, some muscles learn that they aren’t required to help you move anymore, while other muscles are forced into high demand and work overtime.

One example of this in action is someone who sits 8+ hours a day.

The hips learn that they are no longer required to move to support the body - since the chair does the supporting now. Instead, your lower back muscles work on overdrive to keep you propped up, while your shoulders need to roll forward to help you reach whatever is in front of you.

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