Dr. Joe Tatta

#025 – Gymnastics, The Brain, and Healing Your Pain Now with Dr. Joe Tatta

Dr. Joe Tatta is a doctor of physical therapy, board certified nutrition specialist and functional medicine practitioner who specializes in treating persistent pain and lifestyle-related musculoskeletal, metabolic and autoimmune health issues. Dr. Joe’s mission is to create a new paradigm around treating persistent pain and reverse our global pain epidemic. He is the creator of the Healing Pain Online Summit and the host of The Healing Pain Podcast designed to broaden the conversation around natural strategies toward solving persistent pain. Dr. Tatta is the author of the best selling book Heal Your Pain Now; A Revolutionary Program to Reset Your Brain and Body for a Pain-Free Life

We had an info-packed interview with Dr. Joe. We discussed a plethora of things including gymnastics, the nervous system, and how thoughts can turn on pain.

The question “What is pain?” is answered and it may surprise you!

We also get Dr. Joe’s Top 3 Posture Tips (Hint, my favourite one is extension!) and his Top 3 Pain Prevention Tips.

Finally, we talk about if someone is in pain now, what to do and what action steps to take.

Books: The Polyvagal Theory

The Biology of Belief

Waking the Tiger

You can find more about Dr. Joe and his work at the following links:



Heal Your Pain Now: The Revolutionary Program to Reset Your Brain and Body for a Pain-Free Life