Manual Therapy SUCKS…

After recent discussions around negativity, critique, and confrontation I’ve thought long and hard about if it’s worth the time, effort, and no doubt aggravation this blog will create. But, after some careful consideration I’ve decided to go ahead to highlight some of the risks that can occur from voicing your opinions that maybe different and…

Ch, ch, ch, changes…

Creating a change in our patients pain and symptoms is really important. That goes without saying. Or does it? There is no doubt that patients come to see us wanting/expecting a change in their pain and symptoms. But how important is it for us to get these changes? Do we have to change things a…

A different perspective…

I love the fact that my wife is not a physio, nor has anything to do with healthcare at all. But I don’t love the fact that she has some ongoing health issues that force her to seek regular consultations and treatments. However, what this does give me is some invaluable insights and perspectives into…

Closing the window of opportunity…

There are many sayings used in this profession. Some are good for patient education, some are good to help us remember things, and some are just a bit of fun. However, some are also misguided, misused, and misinterpreted. One of the most misguided phrases I hear being misused by many healthcare providers is “creating a…

Fending off dinosaurs…

I should be doing something more productive instead of writing this blog but yet again I find myself embroiled in another online fiasco with accusations of being rude and disrespectful due to some comments I made. Now normally I don’t even acknowledge these things, but as a rather large and influential group of physios have…