Category: Clinical Reasoning

Red Flags in Clinical Practice

“…something serious in the woodshed…” (Cyriax 1982) As clinicians, we deal with diagnostic uncertainty every day and we seek to minimise the risk of missing…

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Clinical Reasoning In Manual Therapy

This was originally posted on Dr Nick Efthimiou’s blog and shared here with permission – enjoy! Touch is an important part of human interaction. Pain…

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Reasoning Dosage for Persistent Pain: An update.

We’ve all seen that familiar face pulled by people living with persistent pain who are being asked to exercise for the first time. Exercise can…

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Load Management in the Workplace

Load Training load has been defined as the cumulative amount of stress (physiological, psychological, or mechanical) placed on an individual from a single or multiple…

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Why we need to stop blaming the Transversus Abdominis for back pain

This was originally posted on Brendan Mouatt’s blog and shared here with permission – enjoy! The idea of targeting interventions towards the deep core musculature…

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Why Do Muscles Feel Tight?

This was originally posted on Todd Hargrove’s blog and shared here with permission – enjoy! Why do muscles feel tight? Does that mean they are…

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Is There Such Thing as a Bad Exercise?

This was originally posted on Ben Cormack’s blog and shared here with permission – enjoy the read! Well, like most things in the world of…

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Meniscal Tears And ‘Mechanical Symptoms’ – An Unsolved Puzzle

Mechanical symptoms in combination with a meniscal tear on MRI is currently a strong indication for arthroscopic meniscal surgery. We recently conducted several studies that…

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Reconciling Spinal Flexion and Pain: We are all doomed to failure but perhaps it doesn’t matter

This was originally posted on Greg Lehmans blog and shared here with permission – enjoy! How is that for a title? A major concern of…

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