Physios are too soft…

Warning: This blog may cause offence. So you might be thinking this will be about recent online events where some physios took offence at a word I used in a tweet. And in a way it is, simply put some physios are too soft and way too easily offended at things they read or hear.…

Great expectations…

We all go through life with expectations. We expect our alarm clock to wake us up in the morning, we expect the day to go the way it usually does, we expect a kiss from our partner when we get home, we expect the evening news to be on the tv at the same time.…

All aboard the surgery band wagon…

I wrote about physios and band wagons a few years ago here. I’ve discussed how they/we love to jump on to popular ideas without thinking critically enough and tend to get carried away, and as expected this is still happening. There now appears to be a new band wagon emerging which is causing me some…

Stiff, but not stiff stiff…

We all feel stiff now and then, some of us more than others. Many blame their ageing body, long periods of immobility, or strenuous activity for this. Many also blame scar tissue, adhesions or contractures for things that are stiff and painful. However, I think there are a few misconceptions around stiffness and a lot…

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…