Highs, lows, and plateaus…

For my last blog of 2017, I thought I’d take a quick look at some of the highs and lows of the year that I have been involved in or around this profession of ours. So if you’re ready to hear some back-slapping and some back-stabbing then come with me as I take a look…

A positive bias…

There isn’t a month, a week, sometimes a day that goes by where I don’t get accused of being biased when I post or discuss things in and around physiotherapy on social media, the last one just yesterday. Now when others point out my bias it isn’t a shock or a revelation to me as…

The Big R’s…

You may have seen on social media an event that was held this week called ‘Reasoning, Responsibility, and Reform in MSK practice’. This event was put together by Jack Chew and The Physio Matters Podcast team and Connect Health. I was fortunate enough to be invited to this and want to share my thoughts, feelings,…

Finding common ground…

I was going to write another blog about how batshit crazy our profession can be, but instead, I thought I would try a different approach and see if I can find any common ground with those I disagree with the most. Now don’t worry I haven’t gone soft, I just thought I would try something different other…

Going down under…

I’m as excited as a ‘baby roo with two pouches’ to announce that despite some drongo’s best efforts to keep me out, I will be visiting Australia early next year for the first time in over a decade to talk, rant, and rave about all things physio, especially around shoulders.  As some of you may…

Just breathe…

One of the things I keep getting asked about and that appears to be getting more popular within physiotherapy is breathing re-training for musculoskeletal conditions and rehab. Not having considered this much in my practice I thought I would take a look at the role of breathing re-training and see if it is something I should…