Strength stretching…

Stretching is one of those things you either love or hate. Personally, I hate it, I find it boring, awkward, and generally ineffective, also I’m useless at it, usually looking like a cold lump of clay whenever I try. However, I know many people love to stretch, twisting and contorting themselves into some amazing and…

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…

Swings, roundabouts, and CSAW’s…

Healthcare can be a bit like a playground at times with lots of clinicians swinging from treatment to treatment, patients feeling like they’re on roundabouts going around endlessly in circles, and all of us have felt the see-sawing highs and lows of trying to help people with pain and disability. As a shoulder ‘specialist’ one…

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…