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Moving Manual Therapy Forward – Building from Maitland’s Pioneering Work

Moving Manual Therapy Forward – Building from Maitland’s Pioneering WorkAfter my Decline of Manual Therapy Skills blog I received some constructive criticism on the post.  My brief touching upon “traditional

The Decline of Manual Therapy Skills?

The Decline of Manual Therapy Skills?For those of you who followed the #IFOMPT2016 conference on social media or were lucky enough to be there it was apparent that the pain

Clinical Research – About Us or the Patient?

Clinical Research – About Us or the Patient?Clinical research is one component of the three-legged stool we call evidence-based practice. My experience in fellowship training was to pour over the

Is the Manual Therapy World Still Flat?

Is the Manual Therapy World Still Flat?The discovery of the new world by Columbus and others who challenged the prevailing theory of the world being flat was a massive discovery

Are You a Responsible Pain Modulator

Are You a Responsible Pain ModulatorAs I have read further and further into the neuroscience literature in search of an explanation for a lot of the effect we see as

Time to Change Your Filter?

Time to Change Your Filter?The following is a quote from an article by Mark Jones (1) that was discussing implementing the biopsychosocial model in clinical practice:No matter how much we

If I Had a Career Rewind

If I Had a Career RewindRecently I have been peeking at the DPT student facebook page and it brought back some memories of my early days in the profession.  Some

Let Criticism Set Your Brain Free

Let Criticism Set Your Brain FreeAs physical therapists we live in sort of a tribal society. Our professional journeys have many of us seeking explanations and frameworks to make sense of

The Seductive “Woo” of Short-Term Changes

The Seductive “Woo” of Short-Term ChangesI had the following video shared to me on a social media network that really stimulated my thinking.  It is by Andreo Spina, a chiropractor
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