Pump up the volume…

It still astounds me how little most physiotherapists know about exercise. Many still do not know how to prescribe, progress or regress structured exercise well, and most are unaware of what parameters are more important than others to monitor, that’s if they even bother to monitor anything at all. So in this short blog I want…

Slings of outrageous mis-fortune…

So I’ve just butchered a well known Shakespeare quote for this blog as I want to talk about some misunderstandings and ‘misfortunes’ I see and hear around the use of slings after shoulder injury or surgery and discuss how they may hinder more than they help. The arm sling comes in a lot of different…

Less is More… More or Less

I often question the effectiveness and usefulness of many things us physios do, and I often take the position that doing less is more. I believe that most treatments and adjuncts to the core principles of education and exercise offers little benefit to patients. This often upsets people and often I get embroiled in debate,…

Finding the G-Spot with Tom Goom

Now I’m not shy of a bit of controversy on The Sports Physio, I like my blogs to be interesting, informative, and different. So in keeping with tradition my good mate Tom Goom, aka the Running Physio has done a blog on finding that elusive and slippery thing, the G-Spot. So if you like your…