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Pain Science – An Optional Tool???

Pain Science – An Optional Tool??? The professional journey of many physical therapists seems to have a lot of similarities. Entering the profession we often feel pretty confident in our

What is Skilled Manual Therapy?

What is Skilled Manual Therapy? There seems to be a rising conflict in physical therapy in regards to the use of manual therapy.  We have some who say we need

Are You Music to Your Patient’s Ears?

Are You Music to Your Patient’s Ears? It comes as no surprise that I am a large proponent of “pain science”.  The developments in our understanding of pain over the

Culture – The Greatest Impairment

Culture – The Greatest Impairment Culture was defined by anthropologist E.B. Tylor as “that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired

Science-based Theatrics in Physical Therapy????

Science-based Theatrics in Physical Therapy???? Placebo and non-specific effects of physical therapy intervention have been popular topics in the recently in physical therapy discussions and research(1-3).  Due to this clinicians

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

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

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

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

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
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