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Physiotherapy for Hypermobility…and some personal thoughts

When I was still a physiotherapy student almost ten years ago, I don’t remember being taught much about hypermobility. At most we were shown a…

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When Are Specific Physical Interventions Needed To Treat Pain?

The Challenge The low back pain literature suggests that a specific intervention (e.g motor control exercises, targeted strengthening etc) are no more effective than general…

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Principles > Methods – The 6 Key Ingredients of Rehabilitation

The following blog was written by Jarred Boyd (PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, CSCS) and Anthony Iannarino (PT, DPT, PRC, CSCS). INTRODUCTION There is not a…

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Plantar Plate injury, assessment and management – by Nick Knight

The following blog is by Nick Knight and was featured on Tom Goom’s website, enjoy! Plantar plate injuries are easily missed and probably under diagnosed…

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Experts And Gurus: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between a guru and an expert? The dictionary assigns the two words the same basic meaning: someone with a high level of…

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Why should exercises be pain-free? Part 2: Pain & philosophy

MIND-BODY DUALISM The first part of this blog discussed how traditional thinking often attributes improvements to pain to changes tissues structure and function. This historical…

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10 Phrases to Teach a Parrot to Recite to Injured Runners

​I’m strongly considering buying a parrot. Not only would a parrot be fun to have as a pet, but it would also prove invaluable in…

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Is there a connection between nutrition and physical therapy outcomes?

Whether a patient presents with an acute injury, be it iatrogenic or accidental, or a condition that has led to gradual tissue degeneration, part of…

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Why Distance Doesn’t Tell the Full Story During Hop Testing

Following an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, athletes typically undergo a battery of testing to help inform their readiness to return to sport. This battery…

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