That’s what I SAID… 

Recently there has been a shift in physio exercise interventions. We are beginning to learn and realise that we don’t have to be as specific as we first thought. We can’t target the VMO, setting those Scapulas ain’t that important etc etc. This is great, I’m all for effective simplicity. However, reading some blogs, social…

Just run… a guest blog by Damian Thacker

I think the sport of running is often over complicated and over analysed almost to the point of ridiculousness. Whats wrong with just putting one foot in front of another and repeating until you’re tired or had enough. Way too many coaches, trainers, and physios try to claim this thing or that way of running…

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…

I am just a physio…

I often get accused of not being a true physiotherapist. Many call me a glorified personal trainer in some misguided, delusional, laughable belief that this is derogatory or an insult to me. Many think that because I don’t use much manual therapy, or any electrotherapy, dry needling, taping, or any other crappy adjunct to help…

Mind the gap…

I did an editorial recently for the Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal called ‘divided we stand‘ you can read it here. In this piece I give my thoughts and opinions on some of the issues of trying to get research implemented into practice. In particular I discuss the barriers and divisions that I’ve encountered between academics…